Thursday, June 28, 2007

Embodying Shakespeare

The Australia-New Zealand Shakespeare Association conference (ANZSA) will be held in Dunedin, NZ from 7-10 February 2008, with the topic of "Embodying Shakespeare." Confirmed speakers include:

Gail Kern Paster, Director, Folger Shakespeare Library
Bruce Smith, University of Southern California
Dypmna Callaghan, Syracuse University

In memory of Associate Professor Lloyd Davis, the best post-graduate paper at the conference will receive the Lloyd Davis memorial prize in the amount of $AUS400. To apply for the Lloyd David prize, please send a copy of the full paper, with citations, to by 1 December.

In addition, Joyce Williams Post-graduate bursaries in the amount of AUS$500 are available for Ph.D. level students studying in Australia and New Zealand. To apply for a bursary, please send an abstract of about 500 words, a brief cv, and a letter of support from your advisor to by 1 August. Note that this is one month prior to the official conference deadline of 1 September.

Registration fees have now been set.

By 1 December: 250NZD, with a concession of 200NZD for post-graduates and unwaged.

After 1 December: 300NZD, concession 250NZD.

The fee includes a reception and morning and afternoon teas. The fee does not include ANZSA dues.

Papers are invited on any subject related to the central theme of "Embodying Shakespeare." Possible topics might include, but are not limited to: Shakespeare and histories and theories of the body, representations of the body, the actor's body, cultural appropriations, Shakespeare and the senses, phenomenology, embodiment and gender.

We welcome abstracts of 200 words for 20-minute paper presentations. Please include a brief cv. Panel sessions are also welcome. Please provide a list of participants, a proposal for the entire panel, and brief abstracts for each paper. A cv of no more than 1 page is also required. Deadline: 1 September.

[this from Evelyn Tribble, via SHAKSPER.NET]


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