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CFP: On Page and Stage: Shakespeare, 1590-1890 (10/12/2012; 12/8/2012)

The Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies – Bangor-Aberystwyth, the British Shakespeare Association and the School of English, Bangor University, are pleased to announce
On Page and Stage: Shakespeare, 1590-1890
8th December 2012 – a one-day conference at Bangor University
Conference Organisers: Stephen Colclough & Andrew Hiscock
Guest Speaker: Professor Andrew Gurr (Reading University), Shakespeare editor and author of Playgoing in Shakespeare’s London
This one-day conference focuses upon performances, interpretations and publications of Shakespeare in the pre-modern period in the UK and beyond. It is envisaged that delegates will be addressing this subject from a number of disciplinary perspectives and presentations on the following subjects would be particularly welcome:
Shakespearean Performances 1590-1890s and Performance Reportage
Shakespearean Theatre History 1590-1890
World Shakespeares 1590-1890
Critical Responses to Shakespeare 1590-1890: e.g. journalism, diaries, correspondence
Reading Shakespeare 1590-1890: e.g. criticism, education, annotated editions
Material Shakespeare 1590-1890: mise-en-scène and mise-en-page
Shakespeare as Political Icon 1590-1890
These and other related subjects will be considered for presentation at this conference. Abstracts of no more than 200 words should be sent to the conference organising committee at shakespeare@bangor.ac.uk no later than Friday 12th October 2012. All abstracts should include the proposer’s name, title, mailing address, email address, institutional affiliation, student/employed status.

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