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CFP: Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Paul Werstine

MLA Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
Call for Papers
2006 MLA Convention

The Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale in Use

We are interested in papers discussing readers' experience of this
electronic edition as a research or teaching tool. Possible topics:
comparisons with the book version; discussion of accessibility and
navigability; possible further developments. Please send 2-page abstracts
by 1 March 2006 to Paul Werstine (werstine_at_uwo.ca).

CFP: Shakespeare's Language: Stylistic and Linguistic Approaches (3/1/06; ESSE 8, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Mireille Ravassat

ESSE 8: LONDON 29 August -- 2 September 2006

The next ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Conference, ESSE
8, will take place at the Institute of English Studies (IES),University of
London, from Tuesday 29 August to Saturday 2 September 2006.

SEMINAR CALL FOR PAPERS
SHAKESPEARE'S LANGUAGE: STYLISTIC AND LINGUISTIC APPROACHES

CFP: Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature (3/13/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature welcomes
paper submissions on all aspects of British literature from Anglo-Saxon
times through the Eighteenth Century. This year the conference is being
hosted at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, on
April 7-8. Questions and abstracts for papers (15-minute reading length)
may be directed to Mick Nagy: Michael.Nagy_at_sdstate.edu. Deadline for
submissions: March 13, 2006

CFP: Shakespeare after 9/11 (3/10/06; MLA '06 & 5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Douglas Brooks

Shakespeare after 9/11:
MLA Special Session and Journal Issue

In conjunction with the theme of a future issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare after 9/11" (Theme Editor, Matthew Biberman),
the journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming Annual
Meeting of the MLA (Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006).

UPDATE: Shakespeare and the Queen's Men (2/15/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Holger Schott Syme

Keynote speakers announced:

CALL FOR PAPERS
SHAKESPEARE AND THE QUEEN'S MEN CONFERENCE
Toronto, 27-29 Oct 2006 -- Abstracts deadline: February 15, 2006

This major international conference at the University of Toronto is being
organized by the SSHRC-funded "Shakespeare and the Queen's Men" project in
association with Poculi Ludique Societas (PLS). The project, a joint venture
led by Alexandra Johnston (REED, University of Toronto) and Helen Ostovich
(McMaster University), aims to recreate the staging conditions of a
sixteenth-century touring company in order to study and test scholarly
theories about acting styles and repertory through performance practice.

CFP: Teaching Shakespeare (5/1/06; ACA/PCAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Miller, Emily

CFP: Teaching Shakespeare

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American Culture/Popular Culture Association in the South Conference

                        Savannah, Georgia October
5-7, 2006

            Deadline: May 1, 2006

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Proposals sought for a session on teaching Shakespeare to today's
undergraduates. Papers might focus on topics such as course design,
methodology, the challenges presented by particular plays, etc. Send
abstracts (100-150 words) by May 1, 2006, to Prof. Emily Miller,
Department of English and Fine Arts, Virginia Military Institute,
Lexington, Virginia 24450 or e-mail them to millerep_at_vmi.edu. Maximum
reading time for papers: twenty minutes.

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