The Borderlands Shakespeare Colectiva is pleased to invite you to our upcoming conference, “Adapting, Translating, and Performing Shakespeare in the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands” on March 7–8, 2024 in San Antonio, Texas at the campuses of Texas A&M University–San Antonio on Thursday, March 7 and Trinity University on Friday, March 8.

The conference will explore the place and potential of Shakespeare in the cultural production of the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands and, more broadly, the ways in which canonical Western texts are adapted, resisted, transformed, and appropriated in the Borderlands and in other spaces with complex colonial histories.We will feature scholarly papers, visual arts, creative pieces, workshops, panels, and performances from Chicanx, Latinx, and Indigenous Studies, Theater Studies, History, Folklore Studies, and Translation, Adaptation and Appropriation Studies, as well as from theater artists who are also active scholars.

Feel free to contact us directly at with any questions or comments.

This conference is free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of our sponsors:

  • Mellon Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Folger Shakespeare Library

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2024 Conference