Adapting Dickens: a one-day conference at DMU Centre for Adaptations 27 February 2013

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De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
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Adapting Dickens: A One-Day Conference
Wednesday 27 February, 2013
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
Centre for Adaptations
Papers are invited on all aspects of Dickens and Adaptation.
Abstracts (100-200 words) should be sent to Dr Yvonne Griggs by 6 December 2012.

In the year following the bicentenary celebrations of Charles Dickens' birth, this conference aims to continue the celebrations by shifting the focus of discussion from the works of Dickens to the varied body of adaptive responses generated by his texts. We welcome papers which may include but are not limited to the following topics:

Dickens and cinema
Dickens on stage
'Novel' responses to Dickens' texts
Dickens on the 'small screen'
Re-visioning Dickens and the Dickensian from an adapter's perspective
Global reinventions of Dickens' works
Pop culture appropriation of Dickens' works
Dickens and the cinematic remake
Dickens and silent cinema adaptations

Guest speakers (screenwriters) TBC