CFP: “Shakespeare in Global/Local Context”, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA, 1-2 November 2013.

The Shakespeare Association of Korea invites papers exploring topics and issues of “Shakespeare in Global/Local Contexts” for its 2013 international conference to be held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its foundation and will run from 1-2 November 2013 at Seoul National University. The conference aims to bring together scholars, actors, directors, and teachers of Shakespeare to discuss academic, theatrical, and pedagogical issues of Shakespeare in global/local contexts.

Topics of discussion may include (but are not restricted to):

  • Adaptation/ Appropriation
  • Performance/ Stage History and Reception/ Dramaturgy
  • Translation
  • Teaching Methods
  • Politics/ Religion/ Ethics
  • Feminism/ Post colonialism

The keynote speaker for the conference is Michael Dobson (Director, Shakespeare Institute, Univ. of Birmingham, U.K.). Other invited speakers include Peter Holbrook (Queensland Univ., Australia), Alexander Huang (George Washington Univ., U.S.A), Gary Yang (Donghua Univ., China), Ryuta Minami (Shirayuri College, Japan), Bi-qi Beatrice Lei (National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan), and Li Lan Yong (National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore).

Please send a 250 word proposal and a brief curriculum vitae with contact information to Hyosik Hwang (Chungbuk National Univ.) or Kyungjin Bae (Inha Univ.) at by March 10, 2013.