The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0130 Monday, 23 March 2009
Date: Monday, 23 Mar 2009 11:05:51 -0400
Subject: CFP 2009 OVSC at Ohio University: "Shakespeare on Screen:
The Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference will hold its annual meeting
October 22-24, 2009 at Ohio University in Athens. The theme will be
"Shakespeare on Screen: 1899-2009." The plenary speakers will be Peter
Holland (University of Notre Dame), Linda Charnes (Indiana University),
and Douglas Lanier (University of New Hampshire).
The conference organizing committee invites abstracts (200-300 words) or
papers on a range of issues in film and television productions of
Shakespeare from the Silents to the Age of Branagh and Baz. Papers can
focus on individual films; the work of major directors; intertextual
(and visual) dialogue between Shakespeare films or between stage and
film Shakespeares; television Shakespeare; spin-off films and television
programs; Shakespeare in cyberspace; global Shakespeare; theories of
appropriation and adaptation; editions and screenplays; funding,
promotion and marketing; photography and trailers; DVD material;
audience; film scores; cinematography; cultural context ; film clips;
and teaching strategies.
Abstracts or papers are due by June 5, 2009 (early decision) or August
28, 2009 (final deadline). All inquiries should be directed to: Samuel
Crowl/Department of English/Ohio University/Athens, Ohio/45701 or via
All sessions of the conference except the Thursday evening keynote
lecture will be held at the Ohio University Inn located just across the
Hocking River from the campus of Ohio University. Special room rates
will be available for conference attendees. The Friday evening
conference banquet will be included in the registration fee.
Please visit our web page at http://www.marietta.edu/~engl/OVSC
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