The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0332 Tuesday, 15 May 2007
Date: Thursday, 10 May 2007 06:52:43 +0100
Subject: 3rd British Shakespeare Association Conference
Interpreting Shakespeare: The Director, the Actor, the Editor, the
Teacher, the Critic
3rd British Shakespeare Association Conference
University of Warwick, 31 August- 2 September 2007.
Registration is now open for this conference which brings together
academics, students, theatre practitioners, teachers and enthusiasts for
Shakespeare to consider the choices made in speaking Shakespeare, editing
and teaching his work, directing his plays both on the stage and on film,
and providing the music and stage design against which they are performed.
The programme will emphasise discussions and workshops to encourage active
participation by delegates as well as the speakers. Panels will address
Blogging the Bard, Editing Shakespeare, Speaking Shakespeare, Designing
Shakespeare, Dressing Shakespeare, among other topics. The seminar
programme invites contributions on filming Shakespeare's plays,
nineteenth-century Shakespeare; Shakespeare in performance; practical
approaches to teaching Shakespeare; European Shakespeare; Shakespeare
celebration as interpretation; Shakespearean surfaces and, from young
scholars, on postgraduate Shakespeares/postdiscipline Shakespeare. The
deadline for submission of abstracts to the seminar convenors is 4 June.
The first day of the conference will have a special focus on teaching with
a range of practical workshops from the Globe, the Royal Shakespeare
Company and others. On 1 September the conference will move to
Stratford-upon-Avon for the day where the Shakespeare Institute will host
a plenary session addressing the cultural value of Shakespeare in the 21st
century and posing the question Is Shakespeare Good for You? and the
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust will showcase its educational work and
Speakers include Jonathan Bate, Ewan Fernie, Barbara Hodgdon, Kate
McLuskie, Simon Palfrey, Robert Weimann, Stanley Wells and Paul Yachnin
and theatre practitioners subject to availability.
For registration forms, a full list of seminars and a provisional
programme see http://go.warwick.ac.uk/capital.
Enquiries about registration and accommodation to Susan Brock (+44 2476
150067) or Peter Kirwan (+44 2476 150377) at The CAPITAL Centre,
Dr Susan Brock
The CAPITAL Centre
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL
Tel. +44 2476 150067
Fax +44 2476 150470
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