The Borderlands Shakespeare Colectiva is pleased to invite submissions for an upcoming conference, “Adapting, Translating, and Performing Shakespeare in the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands,” taking place March 7–9, 2024 in San Antonio, Texas at the campuses of Texas A&M University–San Antonio and Trinity University. 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 invite submissions of 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 theater artists who are also active scholars. Interested contributors should submit a proposal by October 20, 2023.

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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