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2009 BSA Conference. Seminar "Shakespeare's Europe:
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0197  Thursday, 30 April 2009

From:       Michele Marrapodi <
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Date:       Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 07:48:28 +0100
Subject:    Reminder 2009 BSA Conference. Seminar "Shakespeare's Europe: 
Early Modern Contexts"

Local/Global Shakespeares
4th British Shakespeare Association Conference
11  --  13 September 2009
King's College London & Shakespeare's Globe
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/schools/humanities/news/conferences/localglobal/

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the Seminar:
"Shakespeare's Europe: Early Modern Contexts"
Seminar Leaders:
Keir Elam (University of Bologna)
Michele Marrapodi (University of Palermo)

This seminar aims to place Shakespeare's drama and poetry within a 
transnational process of cultural and literary exchange characterizing 
the migration of ideas, discourses, and influences, together with the 
transmission of models, topoi, and theatregrams, which contributed to 
the formation of early modern culture, despite the presence of domestic 
anxieties and the strength of national divides.

The seminar welcomes papers which bring into focus this 'continental' 
context, discussing the impact of European cultural traditions on the 
theatrical, ideological, linguistic, and rhetorical construction of 
Shakespeare's drama; the representation of foreign cultures on the 
Shakespearean stage; or the dialogue between the English and European 
Renaissance within an intercultural perspective.

Topics may include all areas of influence and intertextuality, ranging 
from social, educational, and political discourses, together with 
narrative, dramatic, and iconographic traditions, that may throw light 
on Shakespeare's works.

Please send your proposal (200 word max) to: Keir Elam 
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Proposals should be submitted by 10 June 2009.


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