CFP: [Renaissance] Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference
Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference of New England
â€œShakespeare: The Natural, The Unnatural, The Supernaturalâ€
Saturday, April 19th 8:30-5:00
Worcester State College, Worcester, MA
Papers may explore:
ï¶ how Shakespeare and his contemporaries confirm, interrogate,
challenge sixteenth- and seventeenth- century views of the natural and
ï¶ how stagings, criticisms, films, and interpretations of works over
time reflect changing perspectives on what is natural or unnatural.
ï¶ how the supernatural, especially, embodies views on what is
natural or unnatural, what is the proper order of creation.
ï¶ how do Gods, (Christian and PreChristian), wise/holy men and
women, mages, visions and visionaries, demons, witches, and fairies
embody or define conceptions of Self and Other, fears about gender,
racial, national or religious differences.
ï¶ how does the supernatural represent the power of the imagination
to serve as a conduit to the transcendent or the demonic.
â€¢ due March 8, 2008
â€¢ should run to 300 words
â€¢ must include contact information of studentâ€™s name, address,
telephone number, school, and faculty sponsor
Papers should be geared for a fifteen minute presentation.
web site http://www.worcester.edu/shakespeare/
Worcester State College Contact: Dr. Sharon Yang, syang_at_worcester.edu;
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