[UPDATE] Shakespeare on Film & Television (Deadline 12/17/12; Conference 3/27/13 through 3/30/13)

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Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
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The Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the National Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association is calling for papers for its annual conference. This year the PCA/ACA will meet in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday March 27 through Saturday March 30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott, 2660 Woodley Road NW, 20008 Washington. For further information, contact the conference website www.pcaaca.org

We have previously had panels on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.

-What is a Shakespeare Adaptation?
-The Future of Shakespeare Adaptations
-Translating Shakespeare into Film: Additions and Omissions
-Shakespeare and the Genre Film
-Shakespearean Auteurs
-Shakespeare in Silent Film
-Shakespeare biopics (including Anonymous)
-Shakespeare in the Global Marketplace
-Bollywood Shakespeare
-Latino Shakespeare
-Sitcom Shakespeare
-Animated and cartoon Shakespeares
-Shakespeare Retold on British Television
-The BBC Television Productions
-Slings and Arrows, Shakespeare on Canadian Television
-Apocalyptic/Millennial Shakespeare
-Twenty-First Century Shakespeare
-Metatheatrical Shakespeare: Putting on the Plays
-Transgressive Shakespeare
-Acting Shakespeare
-Shakespeare and Sexuality
-Shakespeare's Families
-Shakespeare for the Classroom

Please submit a 250 word proposal and a brief CV by Monday, December 17, 2012 to the PCAACA conference website at http://ncp.pcaaca.org.

Feel free to send inquiries directly to me:
Richard Vela
Area Chair, Shakespeare on Film and Television
English and Theatre Department
The University of North Carolina, Pembroke
Pembroke, NC 28372

Graduate students, faculty who are early in their career, and scholars travelling internationally are especially encouraged to check the travel grants section of the conference website as soon as possible, http://www.pcaaca.org/grant/overview.php