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Reminder: CFP
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0083  Monday, 15 January 2001

From:           Rachana Sachdev <
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Date:           Friday, 12 Jan 2001 23:05:39 -0500
Subject:        Reminder: CFP

Call for Papers

Cultural Performances

Sixth Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference

March 16-17, 2001

Susquehanna University

Papers, workshops, interactive presentations, and performances that
explore the issues of race, ethnicity, class and gender within the plays
and within stage and film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays are
especially welcome.  Special consideration will be given to work on A
Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Othello,
Merchant of Venice, Titus Andronicus and. Antony and Cleopatra.

Highlights:
"X Shakespeare in Performance
"X Shakespeare and Film
"X Workshops on Individual Plays
"X Traditional Paper Sessions

The two best essays will be awarded prizes of $300 and $200
respectively.

Designed to foster scholarship at the undergraduate level, this
conference provides a forum where undergraduates may exchange ideas,
creatively rework texts, and present research in a semi-formal setting.

Papers should be about 7-9 pages long (reading time about 15 minutes).
Each workshop and performance will be allotted 25-40 minutes, and
leaders need to plan their ideas and activities accordingly. E-mail
submissions are welcome.

The conference will start on Friday, March 16, and will include two
plenary speakers as well. Sessions will run through the day on Saturday,
and we will conclude with a post-conference party on Saturday evening.
Selinsgrove offers inexpensive accommodations, and some room subsidies
are available.

Please send one to two page abstracts and brief biographical information
by January 15 to:

Dr. Rachana Sachdev                             Carl Steidel
514 University Avenue                           Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1001      AND             514 University Avenue
Phone:(570) 372-4200                            Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Fax:    (570) 372-2774                          Phone: (570) 372-3393
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