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Appropriation in an Age of Global Shakespeare

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries
November 12, 13, and 14, 2015
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia

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Christy Desmet and Sujata Iyengar, co-founders and co-editors of the award-winning, scholarly, multimedia journal Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation (B&L) announce an international conference on “Appropriation in an Age of Global Shakespeare” in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the founding of B&L. We have joined forces with the ongoing Symposium on the Book at the University of Georgia, run by Miriam Jacobson and Anne Meyers Devine.

Support comes from the Departments of English and Theatre and Film Studies, the University of Georgia Libraries, and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts at the University of Georgia.

Plenary Speakers:

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Alexa Huang, George Washington University, Founding Co-Director of the Global Shakespeares Video and Performance Archive and Fulbright Distinguished Chair at Queen Mary University of London and University of Warwick 2014-2015. Sheila T. Cavanagh, Emory University, Professor of English and Emory College Distinguished Teaching Scholar and Director of the World Shakespeares Project. Sharon O’Dair, University of Alabama, Hudson Strode Professor of English, author of Class, Critics, and Shakespeare: Bottom Lines on the Culture Wars and multiple contributions to Shakespearean ecocriticism. Eric Rasmussen, University of Nevada, Reno, author of The Shakespeare First Folio: A Descriptive Catalogue and general editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions project.

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