The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0479 Monday, 16 July 2007
Date: Sunday, 15 Jul 2007 09:30:12 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: UPDATED CFP: Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference (8/15-10/11-13)
UPDATE: Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference 2007
October 11-13, 2007, The University of Akron
We are proud to announce our Plenary Speakers:
*Christy Desmet, University of Georgia
*Katherine Rowe, Bryn Mawr
The Ohio Shakespeare Conference has changed its name with the addition
of West Virginia's Marshall University to its consortium.
Submissions for our joint theme-focused conference should explore the
ways that Shakespeare and other early modern writers invoke sources,
both literary and cultural, to create meanings for their original
audiences, as well as how these early modern works have been
appropriated for use in later eras. We welcome 300 word abstracts or
proposals. Proposals for panels are also welcome. Submissions may
include treatment of Shakespeare and/or his contemporaries and their
culture, and all presentations are eligible for submission to the
conference's published, juried Proceedings.
For a list of suggested topics, please see our website at
****Submission Deadline: 15 August 2007****
If enough interest is shown, we will provide special undergraduate paper
Please include the following information in your conference proposals or
Name, e-mail address, college or university affiliation, mailing
address, audio visual needs, and times when it is impossible for you to
present your work during the October conference timeframe. Also please
indicate if you are an undergraduate student, and if you are part of a
Papers presented by students will be eligible for consideration for the
M. Rick Smith Graduate Student Essay Memorial Prize and the M. Rick
Smith Undergraduate Essay Memorial Prize.
E-mail submissions, sent to both organizers, are encouraged, though
mailed submissions will also be accepted.
Department of English, 301 Olin Hall, The University of Akron, Akron, OH
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