Thursday, June 09, 2011

The Winter’s Tale symposium

12 November 2011
Northern Renaissance Seminar series, University of Liverpool
This one-day Symposium is a part of the larger month-long Liverpool
Winter’s Tale Festival celebrating the 400th anniversary of
Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. It aims to enhance our understanding of
this complex play, and papers presented at the symposium may focus on
the text at the moment of production, its relationship with its
predecessors and contemporaries, both within Shakespeare’s own writing
and beyond, its transmission through editorial processes, as well as its
interpretation through contemporary performances and re-readings.
Confirmed speakers include Helen Cooper (Cambridge), Subha Mukherji
(Cambridge) and Lori Humphrey Newcomb (University of Illinois at
We warmly invite proposals for 15-20 minute papers. Proposals for
papers, including titles and abstracts (of no more than 300 words)
should be sent to Nandini Das ( before 31st July 2011.
We are also delighted to offer up to 3 bursaries of £100 each, which
will be awarded to postgraduate speakers courtesy of the Society for
Renaissance Studies,


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