CFP: Shakespeare, Appropriation, & the Ethical (9/15/06; SAA, 4/5/07-4/7/07)

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Alexander Huang
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Research Seminar on "Shakespeare, Appropriation, and the Ethical"
Shakespeare Association of America, San Diego, April 5 - April 7, 2007

Call for Papers: In what ways have the fields of Shakespearean
interpretation, appropriation, translation, performance (film, theatre,
online, TV, in English and worldwide, then and now) been informed by
ethical questions? Are there patterns in the invocation of ethical
concerns? What resources are available in critical theory that we might
bring to bear on ethics and questions of authority, authenticity, and
aesthetics? Participants may address these theoretical and other
relevant questions, or problematize the ethical presumptions of all
modes of confrontations including literary criticism as an act of

Seminar Leaders: Ton Hoenselaars (Utrecht University) and Alexander C.
Y. Huang (Pennsylvania State University)

Format: Registrants in SAA research seminars are expected to complete
significant work in advance of the meeting: research papers, common
readings, and bibliographic compilation. Seminars are appropriate for
college and university faculty, independent scholars, and graduate
students in the later stages of their doctoral work.

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SAA Student Travel Awards
Twenty-five $300 awards will be given to dissertation-level students
whose research will be most enhanced by seminar participation. See this
website and the June 2006 bulletin for more information. Applications
are due 15 November 2006. Details online:

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