CFP: Performance and Public Shakespeare
For a special issue being proposed to Shakespeare Bulletin, we seek essays on the topic of performance and public Shakespeare, with a focus on markets and social responsibility.
Of course, performance is public Shakespeare, but as a result may be under-theorized in the ways current scholarship on social justice, eco-justice, and anti-racist pedagogy, to name a few, are reimaging and re-interrogating Shakespeare’s outward meanings and possibilities. We hope to expand our understandings of performance as public Shakespeare. Questions contributors may think about include the following: