Shakespeare on Film and Television - April 11-14, 2012, Deadline EXTENDED to 12/22/11

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Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
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Shakespeare on Film and Television

The Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the National Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association is calling for papers for its annual conference. This year the PCA/ACA will meet in Boston, Massachusetts, on Wednesday April 11 through Saturday, April 14, 2012 (after Easter but before the Boston Marathon) at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116. For further information, contact the conference website

We have previously had panels on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.
-What is a Shakespeare Adaptation?
-The Future of Shakespeare Adaptations
-Translating Shakespeare into Film: Additions and Omissions
-Shakespeare and the Genre Film
-Shakespearean Auteurs
-Shakespeare in Silent Film
-Shakespeare biopics (including Anonymous)
-Shakespeare in the Global Marketplace
-Bollywood Shakespeare
-Latino Shakespeare
-Sitcom Shakespeare
-Animated and cartoon Shakespeares
-Shakespeare Retold on British Television
-The BBC Television Productions
-Slings and Arrows, Shakespeare on Canadian Television
-Apocalyptic/Millennial Shakespeare
-Twenty-First Century Shakespeare
-Metatheatrical Shakespeare: Putting on the Plays
-Transgressive Shakespeare
-Shakespeare and Technology: does the DVD change everything?
-Acting Shakespeare
-Shakespeare and Sexuality
-Shakespeare's Families
-Shakespeare for the Classroom
Please submit a 250 word proposal and a brief CV by December 22, 2011 to the PCAACA conference website at
Or through January 7, 2012, you may send your email directly to:
Richard Vela
Area Chair, Shakespeare on Film and Television
English and Theatre Department
The University of North Carolina, Pembroke
Pembroke, NC 28372
Graduate students, faculty who are early in their career, and those who are traveling internationally are especially encouraged to check the travel grants section of the conference website as soon as possible,
Early Bird Registration ends January 31, 2012