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Published on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Research Laboratory on Culture and Communication is devoting its annual international conference to "Shakespeares: Critical Perspectives Past and Present". 

Announcement

Argument 

On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Research Laboratory on Culture and Communication is devoting its annual international conference to “Shakespeares: Critical Perspectives Past and Present.” Proposals for 20-minute papers addressing any aspect of Shakespeare’s oeuvre are invited. The conference topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Popular Culture and Shakespeare
  • Multicultural/Global Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare in the Arab World
  • Postmodern Shakespeare(s)
  • Performing/Staging Shakespeare
  • Screening Shakespeare
  • Cross-gender Shakespeare
  • Feminist Shakespeare
  • Antiquity in Shakespeare
  • Black Shakespeare
  • Animals in Shakespeare
  • Food Aesthetics in Shakespeare
  • Digital Shakespeare(s)
  • Popular Music and Shakespeare
  • Painting Shakespeare
  • The Art of Shakespeare’s Poetry

Submission guidelines

A selection of papers will be published in the RLCC peer-reviewed Journal Middle Ground after the conference.

Please send proposals of up to 500 words and a short biographical résumé via e-mail (as Word 1997-2003 attachments) to the following e-addresses on behalf of the organizing committee:

  • Khalid Chaouch k.chaouch@usms.ma
  • Mohamed Sghir Syad syadmohamed1@gmail.com

The deadline for sending proposals is 31st December, 2015.

Acceptance of proposals will be sent on 15th January, 2016.

Date and place

RLCC Annual International Conference

29-30 March 2016, Beni Mellal, Morocco

Conference Fees

The conference fee is € 50 EUR. / $ 57 USD. / DH 550 MAD. It includes:

Conference pack

Coffee break refreshment

Farewell dinner

Accommodation

Hotel El Bassatine***A (within walking distance of the University)

(€50/ $ 57/ MAD550 full board per single person/per night)

Telephone +212 (0) 523 482 247

For more information, please follow the links:

https://www.hotelsclick.com/auberges/maroc/beni-mellal/48438/hotel-al-bassatine.html

http://en.directrooms.com/hotels/subregion/4-68-3494/

Airports

Menara Marrakesh Airport (3hrs drive/taxi ride to the Hotel in Beni Mellal)

Mohamed V Casablanca Airport (3hrs drive/taxi ride to the Hotel in Beni Mellal)

Hotel reservations and rides from airport to Beni Mellal can be made by the organizers upon request.

The organising committee

  • Khalid Chaouch
  • Cherki Karkaba
  • Moulay Mustapha Mamaoui
  • Mohamed Rakii
  • Mohamed Sghir Syad

Partners

  • The Research Laboratory on Culture and Communication (RLCC)
  • Sultan Moulay Slimane University
  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  • Department of English Studies
  • Beni Mellal, Morocco

Subjects

Places

  • Sultan Moulay Slimane University - Avenue Ibn Khaldoun
    Beni Mellal, Kingdom of Morocco (23040)

Date(s)

  • Thursday, December 31, 2015

Keywords

  • Shakespeare, critical perspective, past, present

Contact(s)

  • Chaouch Khalid
    courriel : k [dot] chaouch [at] usms [dot] ma
  • Syad Mohamed Sghir
    courriel : syadmohamed1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Chaouch Khalid
    courriel : k [dot] chaouch [at] usms [dot] ma

To cite this announcement

« Shakespeares: Critical Perspectives Past and Present », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, https://calenda.org/343336

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