[UPDATE] "Shakespeare on Screen: 1899-2009"; OVSC Athens, OH; October 22-24; (CFP Deadline August 28)

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The final deadline for 2009 Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference proposals is August 28, 2009. This year's meeting will be held October 22-24, 2009 at the Ohio University Inn in Athens, Ohio. Papers should address this year's theme, "Shakespeare on Screen: 1899-2009."

Our plenary speakers for the weekend will include Peter Holland (University of Notre Dame), Linda Charnes (Indiana University), and Douglas Lanier (University of New Hampshire).
The conference organizing committee invites abstracts (200-300 words) or papers on a range of issues in film and television productions of Shakespeare from the Silents to the Age of Branagh and Baz. Papers can focus on individual films; the work of major directors; intertextual (and visual) dialogue between Shakespeare films or between stage and film Shakespeares; television Shakespeare; spin-off films and television programs; Shakespeare in cyberspace; global Shakespeare; theories of appropriation and adaptation; editions and screenplays; funding, promotion and marketing; photography and trailers; DVD material; audience; film scores; cinematography; cultural context ; film clips; and teaching strategies.

All inquiries should be directed to: Samuel Crowl/Department of English/Ohio University/Athens, Ohio/45701 or via email to crowl@ohio.edu

Check out our website for registration materials, Smith Prize Contest information, and archived resources from previous meetings: http://www.marietta.edu/~engl/OVSC

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