One Day International Conference

What Can Shakespeare do for us ?/What can we do with Shakespeare?

New Faces in interaction

Saturday 23 June 2018

Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3

Site Saint Charles 1 (Salle des Colloques 1)




9.00 Ouverture du colloque/ Opening of the Conference by officials and the New Faces team


9.30 Panel 1: Shakespeare thérapeute/Shakespeare and healing

Moderator: Bernhard Klein, University of Kent (GB)

  • Doug Lanier, New Hampshire University (USA): "'At the least this refuge let me find':  Performing Shakespeare in Refugee Camps."
  • Andreas Mahler, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany): "Restitutional Shakespeare"
  • Attila Kiss, University of Szeged (Hungary): "The Performance of the Body on the Early Modern and the Postmodern Stage"


11.00 Pause/ Coffee Break


11.30 Panel 2: Shakespeare en captivité/ Shakespeare in captivity

Moderator: Jean-Christophe Mayer, IRCL, CNRS, France

  • Ton Hoenselaars, Utrecht University (The Netherlands) : "Shakespearean Explorations in Captivity"
  • Mariacristina Cavecchi, University of Milan (Italy): "Shakespearean Dreams for a New Prison"
  • Florence March, IRCL, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 (France) : "Shakespeare in Captivity : the Avignon Festival  and Le Pontet Penitentiary"


13.00 Lunch


14.00 Panel 3: Shakespeare et l’éducation/Shakespeare and education

Moderator: Fátima Vieira, Université de Porto (Portugal)

  • Florence March and Janice Valls-Russell, IRCL, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 (France): "Shakespeare and Citizenship: a Montpellier secondary-school programme"
  • Agnes Matuska, University of Szeged (Hungary): "Teaching Shakespeare Today: Insights from the Hungarian Context"
  • Irina Brook (Théâtre National de Nice): "Working with teachers at the Théâtre National de Nice"


15.30 Pause/Coffee break


16.00 Panel 4: Shakespeare et le dialogue des cultures/ Shakespeare and Intercultural Communication: Appropriation, Hybridity and Cultural Translation

Moderator: Rui Carvalho-Homem, University of Porto (Portugal)

  • Pavel Drábek, University of Hull (United Kingdom): "Shakespeare’s Myriad-Minded Stage: Dramaturgical Translation and the Theatrical Spaces of Cultural Hybridity"
  • Martin Procházka, Charles University (Czech Republic): "Early Modern Cultural Hybridity: Reworking Shakespeare for Intercultural Communication in Jonson’s Bartholmew Fair"
  • Miguel Ramalhete Gomes, University of Porto (Portugal): "Triangulating Meanings: Sir Thomas More and Post-Truth"


17.30 Panel 5 : Shakespeare, la politique, la diplomatie/Shakespeare, politics, diplomacy

Moderator: Lieke Stelling (Utrecht University, Netherlands)

  • Nathalie Rivère de Carles, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès (France): "The diplomacy in and of Shakespeare’s plays"
  • Sabine Schülting, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany): "Shakespeare across the Mediterranean"
  • Mirka Horova, Charles University (Czech Republic): "Tott'ring Fortune / Who at her certain’st reels – Shakespeare’s Politics of Chance"


19.00 Séance de posters /Students’ poster session around drinks

MID-FACES poster session


20.00 Fin du colloque/End of the conference

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