Sounds like Arabists would be welcome...
International Shakespeare: Translation, Adaptation, and PerformanceUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
8-9 March 2014
The Translation Center in partnership with The Renaissance Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, co-sponsored by the English Department and the Comparative Literature Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, invite scholars to its first annual conference, “International Shakespeare: Translation, Adaptation, and Performance,” on March 8-9, 2014. Paper proposals are welcome on a number of topics: case studies of translation, production, imitation or reception of Shakespeare worldwide, as well as on the impact of these phenomena on the interpretation of Shakespeare’s texts. The conference can integrate theories of identity, political perspectives, translation, readership, reception and censorship. Please submit 250-500 word abstracts to Marie Roche (firstname.lastname@example.org) and/or Edwin Gentzler (email@example.com) by Jan.15, 2014.