Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation

October 7, 2010

Shakespeare Sources & Adaptation Conference 

 The British Shakespeare Association is holding its next biennial conference at the University of Cambridge, 9-11 September 2011. The conference aims to bring together academics, theatre and film practitioners and teachers on the subject of Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation. Speakers and sessions already confirmed include Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Rosen, Professor Helen Cooper, the RSC new writing department and Theatre Royal Bury. Proposals for academic papers and practical and educational workshops are invited on various aspects on the topic of Shakespeare:

Sources and Adaptation, including:

• Beyond Shakespeare Adaptation

• Shakespeare for children and young people

• Shakespeare’s Classical sources

• Shakespeare’s Historical sources

• Shakespeare in Art

• Shakespeare in Music

• Shakespeare on film and television

• Foreign language adaptations of Shakespeare

• Shakespeare’s influence on contemporary playwrights

• Shakespeare in 20th and 21st century fiction

Proposals should be sent by 1 December 2010

Proposals for academic papers: Gabriel Egan, mail@gabrielegan.com Proposals for practical workshops: Abigail Rokison, ar363@cam.ac.uk Proposals for educational workshops: James Stredder, james.stredder@btinternet.com

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