The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0503 Wednesday, 14 October 2009
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Subject: Shakespeare in Culture: 4th Conference of the NTU
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Shakespeare in Culture
The Fourth Conference of the NTU Shakespeare Forum
National Taiwan University, Taipei
November 26-28, 2009
NTU Shakespeare Forum
Chinese-Taipei Theatre Association
NTU Center for the Arts
National Science Council
Ministry of Education
NTU Aiming for Top University Project
College of Liberal Arts, NTU
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, NTU
Department of Drama and Theatre, NTU
"Shakespeare in Culture," the fourth conference of the NTU Shakespeare
Forum, is a high-profile, international event, with speakers coming from
China, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Macao, Malaysia,
the Philippines, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
An arena for interdisciplinary approaches to Shakespeare, the conference
hosts not only scholarly presentations but also two performances, a
computer workshop, a teaching workshop, and a book exhibit.
* Richard Burt (University of Florida), "Missing Shakespeare's Corpus:
Spectral Media, Mourning, and the Incomplete Works of Culture"
* Dennis Kennedy (Trinity College Dublin), "Shakespeare, Asia and the
* Ching-Hsi Perng (National Taiwan University), "Growing Young: Bonding
the Bard and Bangzi Opera"
* Ann Thompson (King's College London), "Hamlet and the market in
A Bangzi opera adaptation of The Merchant of Venice by the Taiwan Bangzi
(starring Hailing Wang, Hai-shan Chu, Yang-ling Hsiao, and Chien-Hua
Liu; translated by Ching-Hsi Perng, written by Ching-Hsi Perng and Fang
Chen, and directed by Po-Shen Lu), with a post-performance discussion
Shakespeare in Song
Vocal recital by Chia-yi Lee (Taipei National University of the Arts)
Resolving Authorship Disputes with Information Technology
Albert C. C. Yang (Taipei Veterans General Hospital)
Bring a text (5000 words minimum, in plain text format) of concern to
the workshop and test on site to find out if it is authentically
Teaching Workshop (Maximum: 20, registration required):
How to Incorporate Acting into a College-Level Shakespeare Class
Joseph Graves (Peking University)
Linda Alpers (Oregon Shakespeare Festival)
A book exhibit of titles by international presenters and local scholars
will be set up at the conference site.
Admission is free, but registration by November 1 is required for
(1) a hardcopy of the conference proceedings,
(2) participation of the workshops,
(3) a ticket to the preview of Bond,
(4) a ticket to Shakespeare in Song, and
(5) meal services.
Please complete the attached registration form and return it to
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