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CFP: ESSE Shakespeare Seminar

 

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 23.014  Thursday, 19 January 2012

 

From:         Krystyna Kujawinska-Courtney < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Date:         Thursday, January 19, 2012 3:50 PM

Subject:     CFP: ESSE Shakespeare Seminar

 

We are glad to inform you that our seminar topic, ‘Exclusion In Shakespeare Studies’ [S72] has been included in ESSE 12, (‘XII Conference of the European Society for the Study of English’") to be held at Bogazici University, Instanbul, Turkey, from 4 to 8 September 2012. 

 

Both Sarbani & myself welcome 300 word abstract with a tile on the topic. Please email it to us by 31 January 2012.

 

S72) "Have We Devils Here?: Exclusion In Shakespeare Studies

Cultural, social and political exclusion/inclusion, generated by e.g. race, age, gender, religion, ethnicity, has been a facet of existence since the inception of civilization. Drawing on work by Byrne, 2005; Young, 2002; Fraser, 2000, we propose to use 'exclusion' as a conceptual and critical category to negotiate Shakespeare works, their translations, adaptations, productions and criticism by investigating their causal and instrumental links with deprivation, disentitlement and market inaccessibility. We believe that by focusing on exclusion and the struggles for emancipation promised through the recognition of difference, both the marginalised and the occluded will be highlighted, facilitating innovative readings of Shakespeare.

The link for the conference is http://www.esse2012.org

 

Please feel free to contact us for further details:

 

Sarbani CHAUDHURY (University of Kalyani, INDIE) 
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Krystyna KUJAWINSKA-COURTNEY (The University of Lodz, POLAND) 
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