A one-day conference will be held in Trinity College Dublin on June 23rd entitled 'Shakespeare, Ireland, Scotland, Wales'. Confirmed distinguished speakers include:
Professor Willy Maley (University of Glasgow)
Professor Andrew Murphy (University of St. Andrews)
Dr Ramona Wray (Queens University Belfast)
Call for Papers:
Papers are requested on any of the following themes:
This conference will investigate representations of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales in Shakespeare's writing. Papers will be welcomed on any of the following subjects: the construction of national and cultural identities – "non-Englishness"; politicized writing and satire; characterisation and stereotyping; the Essex crisis; the incumbency conflict and the Stuart line; colonial discourse; Ireland/Scotland/Wales and the New World; subjectivity in historical renderings; censorship; Shakespeare's sources and contemporary writing on Ireland/Scotland/Wales; and Irish, Scottish, or Welsh productions of Shakespeare.
If you are interested in presenting a 20-30 minute paper at this conference, please send a 250 word abstract on your proposed paper to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com by Friday, 22nd May.
For more information regarding the conference please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org