Shakespeare on Film and Television

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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: http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/


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 24, 2019, to the PCA/ACA website: https://pcaaca.org/node/add/presentation , and send all inquiries to:

Richard Vela English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages Department

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



2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines


August 1, 2020————— Submission Page Goes Live

October 5, 2020————–Early Bird Registration Rate Begins

November 1, 2020———–Deadline for Paper Proposals and Grant Applications

December 6, 2020———–Early Bird Registration Ends

December 7, 2020 ———-Regular Registration Begins

January 1, 2021————–Regular Registration Ends

January 2, 2021————–Late Registration Begins

January 20, 2021———– Preliminary Schedule Available

February 1, 2021————Presenter Late Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program

February 2, 2021———–Non-Presenters Registration Continues

March 31-April 3, 2021—-National Conference in Boston

All presenters must be current, paid members of the PCA and fully registered for the conference.

Refund requests must be submitted in writing. Full or partial refunds will be processed according to the following schedule:
Requested by Jan. 1: 100% refund
Requested by Jan. 15: 75% refund
Requested by Jan. 25: 50% refund
Requested by Feb. 1: 25% refund
After Feb. 1: 0% refund

Membership fees are not refundable.