The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0231 Friday, 7 February 2003
From: Richard Burt <
Date: Thursday, 06 Feb 2003 18:04:38 -0500
Subject: Conference on S. Asia
(They are welcoming papers on Shakespeare and S. Asia.)
Call for Papers
The Journal of South Asian Popular Culture (Routledge) announces its
US conference in Fairfield University, CT.
August 21st to August 23rd, 2003.
*Vandana Shiva: Keynote Lecture.
*Chandra Talpade Mohanty and Kum Kum Bhavnani: Plenary Panel
We invite papers with a specific focus on S. Asia and its diasporas on
topics such as:
1. Religion and/as Violence
2. Globalizing Bollywood Culture
3. Transnational Feminisms: Global Politics of gender
4. The Local meets the Global : the Music scene
5. Sites of desire: Visual art and media
6. Periodical culture: Constructing nation through diaspora newspapers
7. Activism, Citizenship, and South Asian presence
And, other topics of interest.
Please submit a 500 word abstract by March 10th, 2003 to the US Editor,
Dr. Gita Rajan. Send abstract to
All participants will be notified of acceptance by April 15th, 2003.
We will solicit strong conference papers for publication in the Journal.
For more information on the Journal, see
S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
Hardy M. Cook,
The S H A K S P E R Web Site <http://www.shaksper.net>
DISCLAIMER: Although SHAKSPER is a moderated discussion list, the
opinions expressed on it are the sole property of the poster, and the
editor assumes no responsibility for them.