Thursday, March 15, 2007

Early Modern and the Postmodern

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
November 2-4, 2007, Philadelphia, PA

This is a call for papers for sessions on any aspect of the overlap or intersection between the Early Modern period (roughly 1500-1700) and the Postmodern one. Topics for this area can include, but are not limited to:

–Shakespeare in film, television, comics, or fiction
–Shakespeare on the internet
–modern versions or adaptations of other early modern works in popular culture and mass media
–modern presentations of early modern figures such as Elizabeth I, Galileo, or Martin Luther
–Popular culture presentations of specific periods or events
–teaching early modern texts to modern students
–Renaissance fairs

Presentations can be in the form of individual papers, panels, workshops, roundtables or other formats. Papers or whole panels may be submitted.

Send a 250-word abstract with AV needs, by June 15, to Annalisa Castaldo (preferred) or at the snail mail address below.

For information on the conference, please visit

Annalisa Castaldo
Assistant Professor of English
Widener University
1 University Place
Chester, PA 19013


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