Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Embodying Shakespeare

This from Evelyn Tribble (, via The Shakespeare Electronic Conference (

We would like to invite you to attend the next Australia-New Zealand Shakespeare Association (ANZSA) conference on the topic of "Embodying Shakespeare." The conference will be held from 7-10 February 2008 in Dunedin, New Zealand. Please send any enquiries to Lyn Tribble ( or to Penny Gay (

Confirmed Speakers

Bruce Smith, University of Southern California
Gail Kern Paster, Folger Shakespeare Library
Dympna Callaghan, Suny Stonybrook

Call for Paper and Panel Sessions:

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.

Abstracts should be sent to Please include the phrase "anzsa abstract" in your subject line. Proposals will be acknowledged and accepted on a rolling basis up until 1 September. For more information, see: Final Deadline: 1 September 2007


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