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Call for Papers
November 1, 2019
United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Call for Papers:
Shakespeare on Film and Television

The 2020 PCA/ACA Conference will be held from Wednesday, April 15 to Saturday, April 18, at the Downtown Marriott Philadelphia, PA, on Market Street.  For conference information:


The Shakespeare on Film and Television area explores Shakespeare in a variety of media beyond the traditional stage, including film, television, anime, magna, and recent novelizations of the plays. We have previously had papers on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.

  • What is a Shakespeare Adaptation?
  • Translating Shakespeare into Film: Additions, Omissions, Anachronisms
  • Shakespearean Auteurs
  • Shakespeare in Silent Film
  • Shakespeare biopics and television takeoffs
  • Shakespeare in the Global Marketplace
  • Latino Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare in Korea
  • Anime, Manga, and animated Shakespeares
  • Shakespeare on British Television
  • Slings and Arrows, Shakespeare on Canadian Television
  • Transgressive Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare and Sexuality
  • Shakespeare for the Classroom

Please submit a 250 word proposal and a brief CV before November 1, 2019, to the PCA/ACA website: , and send all inquiries to:

Richard Vela English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages Department
The University of North Carolina, Pembroke, Pembroke, NC 28372

Contact Info: 

Richard Vela, English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages Department

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC 28372

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