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 1, 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



2020 Conference Dates and Deadlines


August 1, 2019                 Submission Page Goes Live
October 7, 2019               Early Bird Registration Rate Opens
November 1, 2019           Deadline for Paper Proposals and Endowment  Grants
December 1, 2019           Early Bird Registration Rate Ends
January 1, 2020               Regular Registration Rate Ends
January 2, 2020               Late Registration Rate Begins
January 15, 2020             Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline
January 20, 2020             Preliminary Schedule Available
February 1, 2020             Presenter Registration Deadline – participants who have not registered are removed from the program.

February 2, 2020              Registration ends for presenters at midnight.
April 15-18, 2020              National Conference

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.

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