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A Shakespeare Conference in China
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0157  Monday, 10 March 2008

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Date:		Monday, 10 Mar 2008 13:10:19 -0400
Subject:	A Shakespeare Conference in China

Renderings: Shakespeare across Continents. An international conference 
at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, 10-12th September 2008.

This conference explores current trends and possible shifts of paradigms 
in the translation, performance and teaching of Shakespeare.

Paper sessions are 20-minute slots with 10 minutes for questions/discussion.

Presentations are invited in particular on the following themes:

Shakespeare in translation

* The impact of translation on linguistic legitimisation and linguistic 
extension.

* The use of local dialects and other linguistic resources in 
representing Shakespeare's slang.

* The impact of changing political climates on contemporary translations 
of Shakespeare.


Shakespeare in performance

* The making of regional Shakespearean canons in theatre, opera and film.

* Demystifying the bard: Shakespeare as a world wide cultural resource.

* The impact of changing audience expectations on form and language.


Teaching Shakespeare

* The role of Shakespeare in education (in particular, in East Asia and 
postcolonial contexts).

* The implications of teaching Shakespeare through translation.

* The role of performance in teaching Shakespeare.

* Using Shakespeare for language teaching.


Keynote speakers

Professor Peter Holland (University of Notre Dame)

Dr Li Ruru (University of Leeds)

Professor Kate McLuskie (Shakespeare Institute)

Professor John McRae (University of Nottingham)

Submission guidelines
Abstracts should not exceed 300 words and should also contain the 
following information: author name, affiliation, postal address and 
email address.

The abstract must be in Microsoft Word or PDF file format and submitted 
as an email attachment to:


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Important dates
Abstract submission deadline: 15th of April 2008.

Deadline for the submission of a 1000 word camera-ready synopsis of the 
paper:

15th of August 2008.

These synopses will form part of the conference literature handed out to 
attendees.

Web address
http://www.nottingham.edu.cn/conference/shakespeare/

Conference organizers:
Roshni Mooneeram (
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University of Nottingham Ningbo China.


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