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Shakespeare and His Contemporaries in Performance
Cambridge, August 2001

Scaena: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries in Performance, St John's 
College, Cambridge, 9-11 August 2001. Papers on any aspect of the  
conference topic are welcome, including 'global' Shakespeares. Keynote 
speakers include: Simon Russell Beale, Judith Buchanan, Anthony B. 
Dawson, Janette Dillon, Barbara Hodgdon, Peter Holland, Randall Martin 
and Pamela Mason. Day One: 'Shakespeare and his contemporaries on film, 
tv, audio and other media.' Contact: Pascale Aebischer, Darwin College, 
Cambridge CB3 9EU pva21@cam.ac.uk. Day Two: 'Shakespeare and his 
contemporaries in performance, including the European drama.' Contact: 
Nigel Wheale, English Studies, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge 
CB1 1PT . Day Three: 'Shakespeare in 
performance'. Contact: Edward J. Esche, English Studies, Anglia 
Polytechnic University, Cambridge CB1 1PT, e.j.esche@anglia.ac.uk. 
Deadline for proposals (300 words): March 15. Final deadline for 
papers, 2500-5000 words, one hardcopy and one Microsoft Word version: 
June 15. Postgraduate bursaries are available. For further details 
contact Edward J. Esche or Nigel Wheale as above. Tel: 01223-363271 
Ext: 2015 or 2087 or 2080. Website: anglia.ac.uk/scaena. Papers from 
the first Scaena (1997) were published by Ashgate Academic Press in 
December 2000, edited by Edward J. Esche: details at 
ashgate.com/index2.cfm.