Laurie Johnson is Professor of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Southern Queensland. He is the author of Shakespeare’s Lost Playhouse: Eleven Days at Newington Butts (2018), The Tain of Hamlet (2013), and The Wolf Man’s Burden (2001), and co-editor (with John Sutton and Evelyn Tribble) of Embodied Cognition and Shakespeare’s Theatre: The Early Modern Body-Mind (2014) and (with Darryl Chalk) of Rapt in Secret Studies: Emerging Shakespeares (2010). Currently the President of the Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association and member of the editorial board of Shakespeare (Taylor and Francis), Laurie is going to be a Short-term Fellow at the Folger Shakespeare Library in 2019, researching the impact of sixteenth century climate shifts on the rise of the early modern playhouse industry.
University of Southern Queensland
Antipodal Shakespeare: Remembering and Forgetting in Britain, Australia and New Zealand, 1916-2016, by Gordon McMullan and Philip Mead, with Ailsa Grant Ferguson, Kate Flaherty, and Mark Houlahan. Bloomsbury, 2018.