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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0098  Wednesday, 19 January 2005

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Date:           Tuesday, 18 Jan 2005 13:49:18 -0700
Subject:        Conference Announcement

Wooden O Symposium
August 1-4, 2005
Southern Utah University -- Utah Shakespearean Festival
Cedar City, Utah  84720
USA

***  C A L L    F O R   P A P E R S ***

The Wooden O Symposium is a cross disciplinary conference exploring
Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies, through the text and
performance of Shakespeare's plays.  Scholars from all disciplines are
encouraged to submit papers that offer insights and new ideas springing
from the era and works of William Shakespeare.   His plays are replete
with the language, thoughts, and arts of the Renaissance and Western
culture and represent an inexhaustible source for creative ideas and
research.

Papers are accepted from professional scholars, graduate students,
undergraduates, and aficionados.  All submissions are subject to the
same academic peer review process.

Conference Priorities

The Wooden O Symposium is hosted by Southern Utah University, home of
the Tony Award- winning Utah Shakespearean Festival, which will be
presenting Romeo and Juliet, Love's Labour's Lost, A Midsummer's Night
Dream, and Marlowe's Doctor Faustus as part of its summer 2005 season.
Priority for papers/presentations at the conference will be given to
research relating to one or more of these specific works.  Scholars
attending the conference will have the unique opportunity of immersing
themselves in research, text, and performance in one of the most
beautiful natural settings in the western U.S.

Selected papers from the symposium are published in the peer-reviewed
Journal of the Wooden O Symposium.

Submissions are accepted through email or post.  All submissions must
include the author's name, mailing address, email address,
college/university affiliation (if any) and day time phone number.  The
deadline for submissions is April 1, 2005.  Send 250 word abstract or
complete paper to:

Wooden O Symposium
c/o Utah Shakespearean Festival
351 W. Center St.
Cedar City, UT 84720

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http://www.woodenosymposium.org

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