Shakespeare, Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Professor Willy Maley (University of Glasgow)
Professor Andrew Murphy (University of St. Andrews)
We are currently seeking 250 word abstracts from potentially interested speakers (final deadline 22nd May). Papers given at the conference will be 25-30 minutes long.
Papers are sought on any of the following themes:
This conference will investigate representations of Ireland, Scotland and Wales in Shakespeare's writing. Papers will be welcomed on any of the following subjects: the construction of national and cultural identities – "non-Englishness"; politicized writing and satire; characterisation and stereotyping; the Essex crisis; the incumbency conflict and the Stuart line; colonial discourse; Ireland/Scotland/Wales and the New World; subjectivity in historical renderings; censorship; Shakespeare's sources and contemporary writing on Ireland/Scotland/Wales; and Irish, Scottish, or Welsh productions of Shakespeare.
If you have any further queries, please don't hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Further details and speaker updates are available at http://shakespeareisw.blogspot.com/
We look forward to hearing from you.
Rory Loughnane & Crawford Gribben