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Melinda Gough and her colleague Peter Cockett, an assistant professor in the School of the Arts, have embarked on Engendering the Stage, an international project examining issues around the portrayal of gender in early modern theatre. The project involves collaboration between academics and professional theatre practitioners – including those from Ontario’s Stratford Festival — and combines traditional research in early theatre history with “Performance as Research,” which is a form of inquiry that uses the artistic process – the actual making of art – to inform research questions and outputs.

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https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/unsex-me-here/