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Call for Papers: Conference on Shakespeare [Kolkata, Nov 24-25]: Submit by Sep 10: Expired

Call Papers Conference Shakespeare
This National/ International conference intends to also focus on the changing texts and contexts, cultural and literary forms that have undergone numerous alterations across the globe and across the centuries, the formulations and the isms, the ideologies and the ideologue from the early modern period and Shakespeare’s time to the emergence of the new, the newer, and the newest up to our present day period.
Possible topics might include:

  • Shakespeare and films/ graphic novels/new media
  • Shakespeare and translation/ folklore
  • Alternative/Digital Shakespeares
  • Human and the Renaissance
  • Human in Music/ Dance/ Films
  • Human in critical theories (gender theory, postcolonial theory, subaltern studies, formalism, post-structuralism, new historicism etc.)
  • Rehabilitation of the human through arts
  • Time and space in the Renaissance and after
  • Environmental human
  • Globalization versus regionalism across disciplines
  • Translation: Theories and Praxis
  • Modern and Postmodern adaptations and transformations of classical forms
  • Gerontological perspectives (old age) in Global literature and Culture
  • Myths and their Transformation across the Centuries
  • The evolution of the Comics and the Graphic novel
  • Texts, Contexts or Theory? The Purpose and Function of Classroom Teaching

An abstract of 400-500 words separately highlighting at least 5 key words must reach the organizers before 10 September 2017 as an email attachment to heritagesseiconference@gmail.com.
A short bio of about 150 words must accompany the mailed proposal. The abstracts should be in MS-Word format with Times New Roman font, 12 point size, 1.5 line spacing.
Date for Notification of acceptance of abstract is 20/09/2017.
Registration Fees:
Paper Presenters:

  • Faculty: Rs. 1500
  • Research Scholars: Rs. 1000
  • UG/PG Scholars: Rs. 500

Non-paper Presenters:

  • Faculty/Research Scholars/UG/PG students: Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 per day)

Conference Workshop:
Conducted by Professor Amitava Roy, Internationally renowned actor and director; Co-founder and president, Shakespeare Society of Eastern India.
Registration fee is Rs. 200 for participants (to be paid to Shakespeare Society of eastern India, [ring Prof Roy 9748726895 for details]). Online Registration will be on first come first served basis till 35 positions are filled. To register send your full name, contact details and a short bio (within 150 words) to heritagesseiconference@gmail.com.
Minimum age of participants is 16 years. Physical ability and mental alertness essential. Workshop will use scenes from Macbeth and Twelfth Night. Basic knowledge of Hindi, English and Bangla required.

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