The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0086  Monday, 25 February 2013


From:        Matt Nickerson <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:         February 25, 2013 12:42:24 PM EST

Subject:     Call For Papers - Wooden O Symposium, August 12-14, 2013


Call For Papers—Wooden O Symposium, August 12-14, 2013


The 2013 Wooden O Symposium will be held on the campus of Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, August 12-14. The Wooden O Symposium, sponsored by the Utah Shakespearean Festival, Southern Utah University and the Gerald Sherratt Library is a cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed conference focusing on the text and performance of Shakespeare's plays. Scholars attending the conference will have the unique opportunity of immersing themselves in research, text, and performance in one of the most beautiful natural settings in the western U.S.


The Wooden O Symposium invites panel and paper proposals on any topic related to Shakespeare and early modern drama. The symposium encourages papers and panels that relate to the Utah Shakespeare Festival's 2013 summer season: King John, Love’s Labour’s Lost and The Tempest. 


Selected papers from the symposium are published in the peer-reviewed Journal of the Wooden O.


Deadline for proposals is May 1, 2013. Proposals may be submitted via post or email.  Panel chairs and individual presenters will be informed of acceptance no later than May 15. 


250-word abstracts or session proposals (including individual abstracts) should include the following: name, affiliated institution, academic rank (faculty, graduate student, undergraduate student, aficionado,) and contact information including email.


Wooden O Symposium

c/o Utah Shakespeare Festival

351 W. University Blvd. 

Cedar City, UT 84720     

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