Shakespeare: Then and Now

shakepeare banner

Shakespeare: Then and Now

2nd DEH Inter-University Students’ Conference
April 21, 2016

 The Department of English and Humanities at ULAB will hold its 2nd one-day inter-university students’ conference on Thursday, April 21, 2016.

To mark Shakespeare’s 400th death anniversary, the theme for the conference this year is Shakespeare: Then and Now.

Student papers are invited in, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Shakespeare and death
  • Shakespeare and religion
  • Shakespeare and memory
  • Shakespeare and time
  • Performing Shakespeare: now and then
  • Transcultural Shakespeare
  • Critical and theoretical conceptions of/engagements through Shakespeare
  • Rethinking Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare in the classroom
  • E-Shakespeare
  • The after-life of Shakespeare

Papers will be judged by an independent panel of judges, and the best two papers will receive a monetary prize and a special certificate. All presenters will receive certificates of participation.

Full papers, with abstracts, should be submitted by March 15, 2016 to Ms. Arifa Ghani Rahman at [email protected].

Abstracts: 200-250 words
Full papers: 2000-2500 words
Presentation time: 10 mins + 5 mins for Q/A

We request departmental heads to select a maximum of two students to represent their institutions.

N.B. All papers will be checked for plagiarism.


The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.