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Call for Papers
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.0899  Tuesday, 20 April 2004

From:           Annalisa Castaldo <
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Date:           Monday, 19 Apr 2004 15:16:31 -0400 (EDT)
Subject:        Call for Papers

Apologies for cross-listing.

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Annual Conference - Buffalo, NY
November 5-7, 2004

Shakespeare may be considered the highest of high culture, but he is
firmly in the realm of popular culture as well, existing, apparently
happily, in films, comic books, rock lyrics and TV commercials. The
Shakespeare in Popular Culture area invites projects that examine and
describe the integration of Shakespeare and North American culture,
including but not limited to: festivals, fiction, advertising, comic
books, music, theatre, television and film. Papers can examine not only
what these appropriations and adaptations say about Shakespeare, but
also about North American popular culture. Proposals that examine the
pedagogical issues of negotiating between Shakespearean texts and
popular interpretations are also welcomed.

To submit a proposal, please send a 150-word abstract (include AV needs
- VCR/monitor or carousel projectors/ screens only) and a brief CV or
bio to Annalisa Castaldo, at 
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 , or 135 Lexington
Avenue, E. Lansdowne, PA 19050, by June 15, 2004.  Panels of 3 or 4
presenters, single papers, roundtables, or alternative formats are
encouraged.

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