The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0157 Monday, 10 March 2008
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
* The use of local dialects and other linguistic resources in
representing Shakespeare's slang.
* The impact of changing political climates on contemporary translations
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.
* The role of Shakespeare in education (in particular, in East Asia and
* The implications of teaching Shakespeare through translation.
* The role of performance in teaching Shakespeare.
* Using Shakespeare for language teaching.
Professor Peter Holland (University of Notre Dame)
Dr Li Ruru (University of Leeds)
Professor Kate McLuskie (Shakespeare Institute)
Professor John McRae (University of Nottingham)
Abstracts should not exceed 300 words and should also contain the
following information: author name, affiliation, postal address and
The abstract must be in Microsoft Word or PDF file format and submitted
as an email attachment to:
Abstract submission deadline: 15th of April 2008.
Deadline for the submission of a 1000 word camera-ready synopsis of the
15th of August 2008.
These synopses will form part of the conference literature handed out to
University of Nottingham Ningbo China.
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