Education - Students

2015 Shakespearean Theatre Conference

June 18 to 20, 2015

Call for Papers 
We invite paper, session and workshop proposals for the inaugural Shakespearean Theatre Conference, to be held June 18 to 20, 2015, in Stratford, Ontario. The conference theme is “Language in Text and Performance.” Both text-based and performance-based approaches to language in Tudor-Stuart drama are welcome, and we especially encourage proposals that explore the relationship between text and performance. Please send proposals by January 31, 2015, to

Plenary Speakers
Joel Altman (University of California, Berkeley)
Antoni Cimolino (Artistic Director, Stratford Festival)
Russell Jackson (University of Birmingham)
Lynne Magnusson (University of Toronto)

Conference Information 
The conference is a joint venture of the University of Waterloo and the Stratford Festival, and will bring together scholars and practitioners to talk about how performance influences scholarship and vice versa. Paper sessions will be held at the University of Waterloo’s Stratford campus, with plays and special events hosted by the Stratford Festival.

Andrea Gammon              
Director of Education      
Stratford Festival     

Kenneth J.E. Graham
Department of English
University of Waterloo

Alysia Kolentsis
Department of English

St. Jerome's University

University of Waterloo
Support for the conference is generously provided by Dr. Jules and Josephine Harris.









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