> Body Politics: The Body and The State in Shakespeare
> 14 to 15 March 2003, Selinsgrove, PA, United States
> Undergraduate Conference
> Plenary Speaker: Wendy Wall, Northwestern University
> Prizes of $300 and $200 to the two best essays.
> Publication opportunities available for selected essays.
> How are bodies represented in Shakespeare's plays?
> What kinds of bodies are there? What is the status of
> bodily pleasures within the plays? How does the state
> control various bodies? In what ways is the state
> imagined as a body? Are there any connections between
> the body of the state and the state of the body? Join us in
> answering these questions during Body Politics: The
> Body and The State in Shakespeare, a Student
> Conference held March 14-15, 2003, on the campus of
> Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.
> We are particularly interested in the examinations of
> bodies and politics through the perspectives of gender,
> race, sexuality, and class.
> Please submit a 1-2 page abstract or a complete paper to
> participate in the conference. Abstracts of papers must be
> typed and should clearly indicate the thesis of the paper.
> Papers should be about eight to ten pages long, typed,
> and double-spaced (reading time between fifteen and
> twenty minutes). All submissions must include the
> following information: title of paper, author's name,
> complete contact information, including telephone
> number, e-mail address, and fax number if available;
> institutional affiliation; need for audio-visual equipment.
> Abstracts or completed papers MUST be submitted by
> December 10, 2002. E-mail submissions are encouraged.
> Please send inquiries, abstracts, and papers to Rachana
> Sachdev, Department of English, Susquehanna
> University, 514 University Avenue, Selinsgrove, PA
> 17870. Phone: 570-372-4200
> Fax: 570-372-2774
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