Events and Publications


  • Alsop, James. “‘Funeral Baked Meats’: Cannibalism and Corpse Medicine in Hamlet“. Exchanges: The Interdisciplinary Research Journal, Vol. 7 No 2, pp. 153-168.
  • Alsop, James. “Upstart Crow Series 2 (Review)”. Shakespeare Bulletin, vol. 36 no. 2, 2018, pp. 350-354. Project MUSE,


  • October 2019 “James Alsop and Elizabeth I’s Living Death”. That Shakespeare Life podcast, hosted by Cassidy Cash, ep. 80, 28th October 2019.
    Listen to the episode here!

  • June 2019 British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon

Paper: “Antonio’s Revenge: Marston’s Metatheatrical Ghost Story”

  • May 2018 British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon

Paper: “Shakespeare, Schools, and Student Wellbeing: the ‘Shake-in-a-Day’ Project”

  • February 2018 “Making Connections” – London Shakespeare Centre Graduate Conference, Shakespeare’s Globe, London.

Paper: “Ghosts, Gold, and Governance: The Living Dead Lord Mayors of Anthony Munday’s Chruso-thriambos

  • May 2017 Lecture presented for the Grays Thurrock Rotary Club at the King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Lecture: “Mark Antony and the ‘Alternative Facts’ of Shakespeare’s Rome”

  • September 2016 “Shakespearean Transformations” – British Shakespeare Association conference, University of Hull.

Paper: “‘Funeral baked meats’: Hamlet and the spectre of cannibalism”

  • March 2013 “Devils and Dolls” postgraduate conference, University of Bristol.

Paper: “From ‘foul’ witches to ‘fair’ waifs: The ghostly children of Michael Boyd’s Macbeth”