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CFP: Foreign Shakespeare in the Post-Colonial World
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0950  Friday, 20 May 2005

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Date:           Friday, 20 May 2005 10:51:08 +0900
Subject:        CFP: Foreign Shakespeare in the Post-Colonial World

For those planning to attend the International Shakespeare Association's
Eighth World Congress in Brisbane in 2006, below is a call for papers
for a seminar I'll be leading with Atsuhiko Hirota (with apologies for
cross-posting).  The deadline for registration is July 15 2005.  Please
feel free to email me offlist if you have any questions or wish to read
the longer seminar description.  Further information about the
conference programme and registration is available on the Congress website:
www.shakespeare2006.net

Further information about the ISA and seminar abstracts are available on
the ISA website at:
http://www.shakespeare.org.uk/main/7/389

*Foreign Shakespeare in the Post-Colonial World*

Seminar Leaders: Atsuhiko Hirota (Kyoto University, Japan) and Cary
DiPietro (Kyoto University, Japan)

This seminar will address the concept of 'foreignness' as an
interpretive strategy in the global cultures in which Shakespeare is
read and performed. Participants are invited to explore a wide array of
interpretive modes, including textual readings, theoretical approaches,
and performance contexts. While 'foreignness' is here defined broadly,
papers may examine the issue of language; for example, interpretations
which emerge out of engagements with Shakespeare as the drama of a
foreign language, or which engage with the foreignness of Shakespeare's
language. Papers may also consider post-colonial perspectives aiming to
provide new global contexts for Shakespeare.

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