CFP: [Film] Shakespeare Film Review Cluster

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander Huang
contact email: 
acyhuang@psu.edu

The Banquet and Maqbool: A Review Cluster, edited by Alexander Huang for
Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation
(www.borrowers.uga.edu/)

Reviews of The Banquet (Ye Yan, China, 2006; based on Hamlet) and/or
Maqbool (India, 2003; based on Macbeth) are invited. The films will be
screened at the 2008 annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association of
America in Dallas. Both films, with English subtitles, have been released
on DVD in the U.S.

The review cluster is an innovative forum for performance reviews that
provide contrasting perspectives on the same films or productions. The
journal encourages contributors to use the online and multimedia format to
its best advantage. The cluster editor and the journal's technical support
team will be happy to prepare clips from the two films to accompany the
reviews.

To learn more about the review cluster, please refer to "Quinnopolis vs.
Hamlet: A Review Cluster" in Borrowers and Lenders 2. 1 (Spring / Summer
2006): http://lachesis.english.uga.edu/cocoon/borrowers/21_index

Please send a brief email of interest or questions to Alex Huang
(acyhuang_at_psu.edu). Reviews of 500 to 3,000 words are due on 31 May 2008.

Borrowers and Lenders, winner of the CELJ Best New Journal Award in 2007,
is a peer-reviewed, online, multimedia Shakespeare journal
(http://www.borrowers.uga.edu). The journal is indexed in the MLA
Bibliography, World Shakespeare Bibliography, and other databases.

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cfp categories: 
film_and_television