The Adaptation Studies forum is dedicated to discussion of adaptation of imaginative works in its many forms, along with theories of adaptation and appropriation.
Fatma Fulya Tepe started the topic New creative feminist work: A Misogynist Triptych from 1945 in the discussion TC Adaptation Studies on MLA Commons 1 day, 13 hours ago
I , Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatma Fulya Tepe, from Istanbul Aydin University, Faculty of Education and Emeritus Prof. Dr. Per Bauhn from Sweden’s Linnaeus University prepared “A Misogynist Triptych from 1945” based on cartoon material coming from the Turkish Boşboğaz (Bigmouth) Humor Gazette from 1945. This project was supported by…[Read more]
Douglas Lanier replied to the topic 2024 Panel on Adaptation, Politics, and Social Media – Presentation Abstracts in the discussion TC Adaptation Studies via email on MLA Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Looks terrific!! Thanks for your work in putting together this panel and keeping the adaptation flame alive! Cheers, Doug Lanier
Thomas Leitch replied to the topic 2024 Panel on Adaptation, Politics, and Social Media – Presentation Abstracts in the discussion TC Adaptation Studies on MLA Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Congratulations, Leah, and thanks for all the work behind this post. Here’s hoping the stars align more favorably for Philadelphia than they did for San Francisco. All best, Tom
Julie Grossman replied to the topic 2024 Panel on Adaptation, Politics, and Social Media – Presentation Abstracts in the discussion TC Adaptation Studies on MLA Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
This looks fantastic, Leah. I wish I could be there! All best, Julie
Leah Anderst started the topic 2024 Panel on Adaptation, Politics, and Social Media – Presentation Abstracts in the discussion TC Adaptation Studies on MLA Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
MLA Panel 608: Adaptation, Politics, and Social Media, Leah Anderst, presiding
Saturday January 6, 2024 – 5:15-6:30pm Franklin 7 (Marriott)
Phillip Zapkin “Staging Oedipus and the Arab Spring in Utah: Weber State University’s Adaptation of Ali Salim’s The Comedy of Oedipus”
Ali Salim’s 1970 play The Comedy of Oedipus drew on Greek…[Read more]
Thomas Leitch replied to the topic Membership Suggestions for 2023 Forum Delegate Election in the discussion TC Adaptation Studies on MLA Commons 10 months ago
I’m writing to second Leigh’s invitation for nominations of any member of the Adaptation Studies Forum to the MLA Delegate Assembly. Kate Gillen has graciously agreed to accept the Executive Committee’s nomination to this position, but the MLA would be happier if we had at least one other nomination from the Forum at large.
I’d ask any member who…[Read more]
Leigh A. Neithardt started the topic Membership Suggestions for 2023 Forum Delegate Election in the discussion TC Adaptation Studies on MLA Commons 1 year ago
The next election for this forum’s Delegate Assembly representative will be held in the fall of 2023, and the forum’s executive committee will take up the matter of nominations for this election when it meets in January 2023. Though the executive committee is responsible for making nominations, it is required to nominate at least one candidate who…[Read more]
Julie Grossman started the topic MLA Adaptation Studies Forum CFPs for MLA 2022, Washington DC in the discussion TC Adaptation Studies on MLA Commons 2 years, 9 months ago
Adaptationists! Still time to submit proposals for the three CFPs for MLA 2022 (January 6-9, Washington DC) sponsored by the MLA Adaptation Studies Forum (due March 15)–see attached cfps.
If you’re at MLA, I hope to see you at the TC Adaptation Studies Forum-sponsored panels later this week!
(Apologies for the strange formatting below!)
–Julie Grossman (current chair, TC Adaptation Studies MLA Forum Executive Board)
- Streaming Adaptation: How Stories Adapt, How We Adapt on 7 January 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Presider: Julie…[Read more]
Congrats on your nomination, Katherine! I am so happy to learn about your interesting work, and very much look forward to meeting (in whatever form) before too long! All best wishes, Julie Grossman
Hi everyone! I’m also candidate for the Adaptation Forum’s executive committee, so I wanted to introduce myself. I’m honored to have been nominated alongside Joyce, whose work I greatly admire!
I teach Shakespeare, early modern lit, and drama at Texas A&M University–San Antonio, and I emphasize adaptation/appropriation throughout these cour…[Read more]
Excited about your nomination, Joyce–and thank you for your interest in expanding adaptation studies within the MLA! All best wishes, Julie Grossman
Greetings, everyone. I’ve been nominated as a candidate for the Adaptation Studies executive committee, and wanted to introduce myself to all members.
I teach Shakespeare and other early modern topics at the University of Kentucky. My work on race in Shakespeare studies has largely focused on adaptation; my most recent book is Shakespearean…[Read more]
Check out the CFPs for adaptation studies, MLA Toronto 2021: https://mla.confex.com/mla/2021/webprogrampreliminary/Session8629.html
Abstracts due March 15.
Douglas Lanier started the topic Follow-up to the Adaptation Studies forum proposal in the discussion Prospective Forum: Adaptation Studies on MLA Commons 3 years, 11 months ago
Hi, all. As you know from my last e-mail, the proposal to found an MLA Adaptation Studies forum has been approved, and we’re now up and running. I have a small favor to ask of you in support of this fledgling forum.
There is now an official site for Adaptation Studies on the MLA Commons. (This e-mail comes to you from the old site I created for…[Read more]
Dear all,I’m very pleased to announce that the MLA Executive Committee has approved the petition to make Adaptation Studies an official MLA Discussion Forum. Many thanks to all who have contributed to making this application a success. Please invite your colleagues in adaptation studies to join the forum. I’m looking forward to interesting…[Read more]
I’m delighted to report that the MLA Program Committee has invited a formal letter of application to establish this forum as an official MLA forum. You can read the application we’ve submitted as of today (22 February 2019) in the documents section of this forum.
Many, many thanks to all of you who supported this effort, signed the…[Read more]
I support this petition.
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