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"COLONIAL SHAKESPEARE PERFORMANCE, TRANSLATION,
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1955  Tuesday, 24 September 2002

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Date:           Saturday, 21 Sep 2002 08:46:53 -0700
Subject:        "COLONIAL  SHAKESPEARE PERFORMANCE, TRANSLATION, and
RECEPTION"

SHAKSPERians may be interested in the following call for papers:

THE SIXTH TRIENNIAL CONGRESS OF THE SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN
AFRICA

"COLONIAL  SHAKESPEARE PERFORMANCE, TRANSLATION, and RECEPTION"
 JUNE 25 - 28, 2003
 Rhodes University
 GRAHAMSTOWN, Eastern Province, South Africa

A CALL FOR PAPERS

The Conference will interpret the term 'Colonial' very broadly to
include all cultural participation in the Shakespearean diaspora. Papers
are invited on the following topics:-

1) Comparative performance and production at different times and places;
2) The indigenisation of Shakespeare;
3) Colonial Shakespeare in film and television;
4) The Shakespeare text and colonial politics;
5) Shakespeare and the colonial book trade;
6) The colonial touring companies;
7) Shakespeare and colonial education;
8) Shakespeare reviewing in the colonies;
9) The influence of metropolitan Shakespeare companies on colonial
Shakespeare performances;
10) Other relevant topics.

Please send abstracts of approximately 250-500 words, giving the title
of the paper plus a short CV. Those who wish to co-ordinate special
interest sessions should notify the convenor of the topic and
participants.

THE CONGRESS CONVENOR, COLONIAL SHAKESPEARE
c/o The Institute for the Study
of English in Africa
Rhodes University
P O Box 94
GRAHAMSTOWN, 6140
Republic of South Africa

ABSTRACTS BY 30 NOVEMBER 2002
(Papers should be 30 minutes in length)
FOR CONGRESS INFORMATION AND REGULAR UPDATES VISIT:-
    <http://www.ru.ac.za/institutes/isea/shake/newconf.htm>
Contact:  Congress Convenor, Hilde Slinger: 
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(h) tel/fax: + 27 (0)46-6222318
(o) tel: + 27 (0)46-6038335

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