Graduate and early career research call for papers: Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation, 9th-11th September 2011

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Graduate and early career research call for papers:

Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation

The University of Cambridge

9th-11th September 2011

In association with the Cambridge University English Faculty, Cambridge Marlowe Dramatic Society and Association for Adaptation.

Proposals for graduate and early career research academic papers are invited on various aspects of the topic: Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation, including:

* Beyond Shakespeare Adaptation

* Shakespeare for children and young people

* Shakespeare's Classical sources

* Shakespeare's Historical sources

* Shakespeare in Art

* Shakespeare in Music

* Shakespeare on film and television

* Foreign language adaptations of Shakespeare

* Shakespeare's influence on contemporary playwrights

* Shakespeare in 20th and 21st century fiction

The conference is aimed at academics, theatre and film practitioners and teachers. Confirmed plenary speakers include: Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Rosen, Professor Helen Cooper, Professor Stephen Greenblatt, a panel of directors of the BBC Shakespeare Series led by former controller of BBC 1 Jonathan Powell and a panel of actors (including Imogen Stubbs) discussing acting in Shakespeare on film, RSC new writing department and Theatre Royal Bury.

200 word proposals should be sent to Chris O’Rourke, and Simon Ryle,

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