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Early Modern Studies Conference

August 4-6, 2008 at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah

The Wooden O Symposium is a cross disciplinary conference that will explore Early Modern studies through the text and performance of Shakespeare's plays. Scholars from all disciplines are encouraged to submit papers that offer insights and new ideas springing from the works of William Shakespeare. Priority for papers/presentations will be given to research relating to one or more of these specific works: Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Othello, and The Taming of the Shrew.

The Wooden O Symposium is hosted by Southern Utah University, home of the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespearean Festival, which will be presenting The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Othello, and The Taming of the Shrew during its 2008 summer season. Conference participants will have the unique opportunity of immersing themselves in research, text and performance in one of the most beautiful settings in the western U.S.

Deadline: April 1, 2008

Submissions must include:
250 word abstract or complete paper
author's name
participant category (faculty, graduate student, undergraduate,
aficionado)
mailing address
college/university affiliation (if any)
email address
daytime phone number.
Send submissions to:
Wooden O Symposium
c/o Utah Shakespearean Festival
351 West Center Street
Cedar City, UT 84720
wooden@suu.org
Fax: 435-865-8169

For more information visit www.woodenosymposium.org or call
435-586-7880.
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