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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0768  Thursday, 7 September 2006

From: 		Michael Best <
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Date: 		Wednesday, 06 Sep 2006 17:23:15 -0700
Subject: 	The International Spread of Shakespeare

At the request of the organizers, I am passing on this call for papers.

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**The Seventh Triennial Congress of the Shakespeare Society of Southern 
Africa**

June 24 - 27, 2007

Rhodes University, Grahamstown
Eastern Province, South Africa

http://www.ru.ac.za/institutes/isea/shake/conference.html

"The International Spread of Shakespeare"

Confirmed plenary speakers to date
    Thomas Cartelli (Muhlenberg College)
    John Gillies (University of Essex)

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Papers of 25 minutes duration are invited on the following or related 
topics:

i)   How Shakespeare uses nation, geography and territory
ii)  Shakespeare's impact beyond England in his own time
iii) Connections between Shakespeare and international trade, now and then
iv)  The impact of 'travelling Shakespeare' (tours, television and film) 
on local theatre and culture
v)   Indigenous Shakespeare outside Britain: fact or fiction?
vi)  Is electronic Shakespeare global Shakespeare?

Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to the conference 
convenor, Ms Hild Slinger (
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than 31 January 2007.

Those who wish to co-ordinate special interest sessions should notify the 
convenor of the proposed topic and participants.  For further information, 
and to answer any queries, please contact the convenor at the email 
address: 
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Congress Convenor
Shakespeare Society of Southern Africa
C/o ISEA, Rhodes University
P O Box 94, Grahamstown. 6140
Republic of South Africa.

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