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Not Altogether Feste: Shakespeare's Indirect Engagements with "Foolery"

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:22am
Alfred J. Drake / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Paper abstracts needed for PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) Conference Special Session on Shakespeare:

Shakespeare’s plays abound in fools direct, but the language, gesture, and attitude of “foolery” run through his work even aside from the antics of characters such as Feste, Lear’s Fool, or Touchstone. This panel will concentrate on moments in Shakespeare that are not so much driven by the playwright’s most famous practitioners of the fool’s trade, but rather subtly informed and structured by that trade and by the perspective it affords.

Shakespeare and Actors

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:36am
French Shakespeare Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Call for papers for the 2020 Société Française Shakespeare conference
Paris, Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe, 9-11 January 2020

Call for papers

Writing Home: Literatures of Place & Belonging, c.1300-1600

updated: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 9:01am
University of Liverpool
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Writing Home: Literatures of Place & Belonging, c.1300-1600

25th-26th July 2019, University of Liverpool

Confirmed Keynote: Professor Wendy Scase

International Conference - "Renaissance Man: Re-Appraisal and Re-Invention"

updated: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 9:54am
Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

International Conference: Renaissance Man: Re-Appraisal and Re-Invention

Organizer: The Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Dates: 14­­–16 November 2019

 

Keynote Speakers: Professor Michelangelo Zaccarello, University of Pisa

                                  Professor Martin Dzelzainis, University of Leicester

 

Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The “Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism” permanent section of the 2019 Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals that engage with this year’s conference theme of “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers.” Scholarship that explores issues of duality in Shakespeare’s literature, and in early modern culture broadly, from myriad perspectives will be considered.

Exploring doubling in Shakespeare’s works might begin with attention to any of the following list of topics:

· Duality of texts and paratexts

· Double-meanings (linguistics, semantics, multiple interpretations)

· Double entendre

· Twins, doubles in drama

· Doubled literary sources

Black Humour on the English Early Modern Stage

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:19am
Bordeaux Montaigne University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Black Humour on the English Early Modern Stage

EA Climas, EA SPH, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, 10-11 October 2019

Theater as Reflecting the "State-of-the-Nation"

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:46am
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

 

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference

November 14-17, 2019

San Diego, California

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Drama and Society 2: Theater as reflecting the “state-of-the-nation”

 

Theater is a uniquely effective venue for artists to comment on the affairs of a nation, responding to the temper of the times. Not only does it function as a public forum for debate, but the variety of tools in its repertoire renders this art form supremely effective in conveying the complexities that such a comment involves.

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