UPDATE: Shakespeare on Film and Television (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Vela
contact email: 

All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated for

New Area Added: A panel on Metatheatrical Shakespeare, to includes films in
which the characters put on a Shakespeare play. Examples include: A Double
Life (1947), To Be or Not To Be (1942), Kiss Me Kate (1953), Shakespeare
Walla (1965), Theatre of Blood (1973), Renaissance Man (1994), Dead Poets
Society (1989), A Midwinter's Tale (1995), Shakespeare in Love (1998), The
King is Alive (2000), Get Over It! (2001), and Stage Beauty (2004).

Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2006

The Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations 28th Annual
Conference Albuquerque, NM, February 14-17, 2007

The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will once again be held in beautiful
Albuquerque, NM, at the Hyatt Regency downtown. We have kept hotel rates
low, and graduate student rates are even lower. Join us this year, as a
returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate a new future on Route
66 at this popular cultural conference. Further details regarding the
conference (listing all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be
found at <http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html>

Proposals are being accepted for the Shakespeare on Film and Television
All topics are welcome. Of particular interest are papers on the following
* What is a Shakespeare Adaptation?
* Shakespeare and the genre film
* Shakespeare set in another time
* Welles and Shakespeare Reconsidered
* Shakespeare and the Auteur
* Acting Shakespeare
* Shakespeare in Foreign Film
* Shakespeare in India
* Shakespeare in Silent Film
* Shakespeare in the Sit-com
* Political Shakespeare Adaptations
* Transgressive Shakespeare Adaptations
* Apocalyptic Shakespeare
* Shakespeare and Sexuality
* Shakespeare's Families
* Shakespeare: Additions and Omissions
* But is it Shakespeare?
* The Future of Shakespeare Adaptation

Please send a 250 word proposal and a brief CV by November 15, 2006 to:
Richard Vela, Area Chair
Shakespeare on Film and Television

REGISTRATION: All participants MUST register online at the SW/TX website as
soon as papers are accepted. Those registering before December 15, 2006 will
receive a reduced early-bird rate. Please note that the absolute deadline
for registration is December 31, 2006. All registration information and
forms are available at <http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html>


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