The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1410 Tuesday 10 August 1999.
Date: Monday, 09 Aug 1999 15:19:35 -0500
Subject: Call for Papers: Kalamazoo 2000
CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Shakespeare at Kalamazoo organization is sponsoring two sessions at
the Thirty-fifth International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 4-7,
2000 in Kalamazoo, MI.
Session 1: Shakespeare in the Tradition of the Performing Arts.
This session invites papers that address early modern theatrical
practices or matters of performance related to the staging or texts of
Shakespeare's plays. Possible topics include: specific theatrical
practices (such as cross dressing or acting styles), the economics of
theatrical production or material conditions of the early modern
theater. Papers that address continuities between medieval and early
modern performance practices and dramaturgical conventions are also
Session 2: Shakespeare and Cultural Continuity: England and its Others.
This session invites papers that situate Shakespeare's plays within
early modern discourses on race, complexion, and national/ethnic
identities. Papers that discuss continuities between medieval and early
modern notions of race, complexion or national identity are also
Please direct abstracts or inquiries to: Gwynne Kennedy, Department of
English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201 or
address (including email), institutional affiliation, title of paper,
confirmation of 20 minutes reading time, and statement of need (or no
need) of audio-visual equipment. DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: SEPTEMBER