Call for Papers

Cahiers Shakespeare en devenir (Anniversary Issue 2017)
Shakespeare and Africa

This anniversary issue would like to explore the relationship between Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, that of Shakespeare but also his contemporaries, and the representation of Africa, or, from a contextual viewpoint, the perception of the African continent in early modern England. The issue will also discuss 19th-21st c. re-writings, appropriations and adaptations of Shakespeare by African and African-American writers, stage directors and film directors.
Proposals may discuss, among other issues:

Completed papers, in English or in French, should be sent by late April 2017 along with an abstract, a contributor’s bio and a list of keywords, to Yan Brailowsky: yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr
and Pascale Drouet: pascale.drouet@univ-poitiers.fr