Shakespeare in Global/Local Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Association of Korea
contact email: 
sakorea2013.info@gmail.com

November 1-2, 2013
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

The Shakespeare Association of Korea invites papers exploring topics and issues of "Shakespeare in Global/Local Contexts" for its 2013 international conference to be held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its foundation. The conference aims to bring together scholars, actors, directors, and teachers of Shakespeare to discuss academic, theatrical, and pedagogical issues of Shakespeare in global/local contexts. Topics of discussion may include (but not restricted to):
Adaptation/ Appropriation
Performance/ Stage History and Reception/ Dramaturgy
Translation
Teaching Methods
Politics/ Religion/ Ethics
Feminism/ Postcolonialism

The keynote speaker for the conference is Michael Dobson (Director, Shakespeare Institute, Univ. of Birmingham, U.K.). Other invited speakers include Peter Holbrook (Queensland Univ., Australia), Alexander Huang (George Washington Univ., U.S.A), Gary Yang (Donghua Univ., China), Ryuta Minami (Shirayuri College, Japan), Bi-qi Beatrice Lei (National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan), and Li Lan Yong (National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore).

Please send a 250 word proposal and a brief curriculum vitae with contact information to Hyosik Hwang (Chungbuk National Univ.) or Kyungjin Bae (Inha Univ.) at sakorea2013.info@gmail.com by March 10, 2013.

cfp categories: 
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
theatre