The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 26.021 Monday, 19 January 2015
Date: January 18, 2015 at 4:25:31 PM EST
Subject: CFP “Richard III: Histories—Transformations—Afterlives”
“Richard III: Histories—Transformations—Afterlives”—Deadline extended to January 13, 2015
The conference “Richard III: Histories—Transformations—Afterlives”
is extending the deadline on its Calls for Papers by a couple of
weeks until the end of January 2015. Here are the details.
Date: 25 March 2015
Venue: De Montfort University, Leicester
Coinciding with the interment of King Richard III in Leicester, De Montfort University’s Centre for Textual Studies and Centre for Adaptations are co-hosting a one-day conference called “Richard III: Histories—Transformations—Afterlives”. 20-minute papers are invited on all topics related to:
* The historical King Richard III
* The various dramatic/fictional King Richard IIIs onstage and elsewhere
* The genre of the history play in its own time and after
* Textual problems in the early editions of Shakespeare’s history plays
* The relationship between history and tragedy in Shakespeare’s time and after
* How Richard III changes in adaptations
* History plays and the shifting geographies of England, Great Britain, the United Kingdom and beyond
Please send proposals for papers comprising titles and abstracts (100-300 words) to Prof Deborah Cartmell and Prof Gabriel Egan by 31 January 2015.
The conference day programme and the registration fee include a private guided tour of the newly opened King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester city centre, which commemorates the discovery in 2012 of Richard III's remains just 200 metres from the De Montfort University campus.
Professor Gabriel Egan, De Montfort University. www.gabrielegan.com
Director of the Centre for Textual Studies http://cts.dmu.ac.uk
National Teaching Fellow 2014 http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ntfs