The conference venue is in the room G01 (ground floor) of the G building, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University Brno (Gorkého 57/7, Brno-Veveří 602 00). 

Monday, 5 June 2023

16:00 - 17:00 Registration

17:00 - 19:00 Official Opening of the Conference

Welcome speeches by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts Irena Radová

Welcome speech by the head of the Department of Theatre Studies David Drozd

Presentation of the CEESRA Group and the Visegrad Project (Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ivona Mišterová)

Tuesday, 6 June 2023

9:30 - 11:00 Keynote Speech

Pavel Drábek (University of Hull, UK): “You have served me well”: Using Shakespeare in Central and Eastern Europe

Chair: Nicoleta Cinpoes

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 Panel 1: Staging "Czech" Shakespeare

Martin Pšenička: “…noxiousness of my work”: Miroslav Macháček's Henry V at the Normalized National Theatre

David Drozd: Enter Fortinbras? (Four approaches to Hamlet on Czech stage)

Filip Krajník: Some Approaches to Macbeth in Contemporary Czech Theatres

Chair: Anna Cetera-Włodarczyk, please allow 20 minutes for your paper and 10 minutes for discussion

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Panel 2: Conceptualizing Shakespeare

Anna Hrdinová: Some Recent Trends in Translating English Historical Dramaturgy into Czech

Kinga Földváry: Shakespeare the Traveller: Border-crossings in Post-1989 Hungarian Film Adaptations

David Livingstone: Bringing Dark Ladies into the Light: Lucy Negro Redux and Emilia

Chair: Jacek Fabiszak, please allow 20 minutes for your paper and 10 minutes for discussion

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30 Round table 1

  • Another Shakespeare: Eastern Europe/Central Europe/Central Eastern/Europeast: floating signifiers of cultural and political geography 
    • Natália Pikli, Kirilka Stavreva, Boika Sokolova, Jana Wild
  • Politics, Shakespeare, Central-Eastern Europe 
    • Oana-Alis Zaharia, Mădălina Nicolaescu, Zsolt Almási, Klára Škrobánková, Krystyna Kujawińska Courtney, Ema Vyroubalová

Chairs: Natália Pikli and Oana-Alis Zaharia

Wednesday, 7 June 2023

9:30 - 11:00 Keynote Speech (online)

Marta Gibińska (Jagiellonian University Kraków, PL): A Report on the Condition of the World: Henry V

Chair: Ivona Mišterová

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 Round table 2

  • Popular and populist Shakespeare
    • Kinga Földváry, Kornélia Deres, Jacek Fabiszak, Veronika Schandl, Nicoleta Cinpoes
  • Media crossings/translations with Shakespeare 
    • Anna Kowalcze-Pawlik, Anna Cetera-Włodarczyk, Ivona Mišterová, Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Gabriella Reuss

Chairs: Kinga Földváry and Anna Kowalcze-Pawlik

13:00 - 13:15 Coffee break

13:15 - 13:45 Conference Closing

Closing Word by Boika Sokolova and Zsolt Almási

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