Call for Papers

The Translation Center in partnership with The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, co-sponsored by the English Department and the Comparative Literature Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, invites scholars to its first annual conference, “International Shakespeare: Translation, Adaptation, and Performance,” on March 8-9, 2014. There will be a welcoming reception and film screening at 7pm on March 7th for all early attendees. Paper proposals are welcome on a number of topics: case studies of translation, production, imitation or reception of Shakespeare worldwide, as well as on the impact of these phenomena on the interpretation of Shakespeare’s texts. The conference can integrate theories of identity, political perspectives, translation, readership, reception and censorship. Please submit 250-500 word abstracts to Marie Roche (rochemarie23@gmail.com) and/or Edwin Gentzler (gentzler@complit.umass.edu) by Jan.15, 2014.

You can also join us on Facebook, where you can receive conference updates and connect with other attendees: https://www.facebook.com/internationalshakespeareconference.

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