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Theatre, Performance, and Slavery

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:18pm
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Please consider submitting proposals for the 2018 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies panel on "Theatre, Performance, and Slavery." This panel is sponsored by the ASECS Performance Studies Caucus; we are interested in work by scholars from a variety of national-linguistic traditions (French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, Dutch), as well as comparatists. ASECS 2018 will take place in Orlando, Florida, from March 22-25; deadline for receipt of proposals is September 15.


CFP: Theatre, Performance, and Slavery


Special issue on Adaptations and History

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:19pm
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Submissions are invited for a special issue of Adaptation; ‘Adaptations and History’.

These might include:

Southeastern Theatre Conference Young Scholars Award

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Southeastern Theatre Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 11, 2017

Southeastern Theatre Conference

History/Theory/Criticism/Literature Committee

Call for Papers for 2018 Young Scholars Award

About the Award:

Players and Playing in Eighteenth-Century Drama

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

This panel will consider papers that explore “players and playing,” broadly interpreted, in drama of the long eighteenth century. Possible topics include games, gambling, and other forms of play; actors, acting styles, and staging; and representations of drama and the theater. Submit abstracts to Ashley Bender at

This year's conference will be held February 23-24 in Oxford, MS. For more information, visit the website at

42nd Annual Comparative Drama Conference, April 5-7, 2018--Orlando, Florida

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 3, 2017

42nd Comparative Drama Conference

Text & Presentation

Call for Papers

April 5-7, 2018

Orlando, Florida

2018 Keynote Event

April 6, 2017      8 p.m. (followed by a reception)

Keynoter:  TBA

Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 December 2017

Shakespeare’s Heterotopias in Times of Conflict (Panel)

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:26am
Sonia Perelló / 49th NeMLA Annual Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel seeks to discuss the worldwide impact of Shakespeare's Afterlives in contexts of social, political or ideological conflicts.

Defining Nationhood

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:33am
Harry Olufunwa/ Journal for Theatre and Cultural Studies, vol. 3
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

In an age in which the centripetal forces of multilateralism are being challenged by the centrifugal pressures of populism, nationalist agitation and the rediscovery of indigenous forms of collective identity, what exactly is nationhood?

Once defined as the enhanced awareness of one's exclusive nationhood, and laden with associated emotional impulses of pride and belonging, conventional ideas of nationhood are being challenged as never before.