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George Bernard Shaw Panels at Comparative Drama Conference

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 8:06pm
International Shaw Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

We welcome papers on any aspect of Shaw studies, including but not limited to:

          individual plays/characters,

          comparative treatment of plays by Shaw,

          Shaw and his contemporary playwrights,

           cultural aspects of Shaw’s works, and

           international Shaw play productions.

Reading W. D. Howells A Century Later - NeMLA

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 1:36pm
William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019



NEMLA, Boston, MA, March 5-8, 2020 

Rolling Thunder Revue

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 3:40pm
Comparative Drama Conference (April 2-4, 2020, in Orlando)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

In summer of 2019 Netflix released the highly anticipated Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese. Scorsese takes footage shot before and during Dylan’s legendary concert tour, combines it with later interviews of principal figures (real and fake) involved with the 1975 shows, and adds in his own cinematic sleight-of-hand, producing a film which attempts to recapture the carnivalesque spirit of Dylan’s travelling revue.

I seek papers for a panel examining the dramatic dimensions of the Rolling Thunder Revue. Subjects might include, but are not limited to, the following:

Quests: Magical Journeys and Wayside Attractions

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:32am
Coreopsis Journal Of Myth & Theatre
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 24, 2019



Call for papers Spring 2020


Publication date: February 29, 2020


Query/Abstract Deadline: December 20th, 2019

Full paper due upon acceptance of abstract.


Announcements Deadline: February 1, 2020

Coreopsis Journal of Myth & Theatre


Quests: Magical Journeys and Wayside Attractions 


“The road goes ever, ever on…” JRR Tolkien.


CALL FOR ESSAYS AND INTERVIEWS - book series: "PERFORM: Succeeding as a Creative Professional"

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:20pm
Jason Dorwart, PhD, Oberlin College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This is a call for essays and interviews for a book titled “Alternative Careers for the Stage,” a new book in the "PERFORM: Succeeding as a Creative Professional" series, which will explore possibilities for making use of a theatre education.

To be published by Focal Press, an imprint of Taylor & Francis

Contributors to this book will share their perspectives on professions and theatrical work available to individuals educated in theatre, closely examining career paths that fall outside of the traditional acting, directing, designing, and stage-managing paths. I am particularly interested in inclusion & diversity and the book will have an international perspective.

Stage The Future III: International Conference on Science Fiction Theatre

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 2:36pm
Dr Christos Callow Jr / Cyborphic
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Louise LePage, Lecturer in Theatre (University of York)

Following two successful conferences in the UK, at Royal Holloway, University of London and in Arizona, at Arizona State University, in 2014 and 2015 respectively, Stage the Future returns to the UK for its third conference on science fiction theatre on 6-7 December 2019. We welcome papers, panels, and performances that examine and explore the unique attributes live performance offers to science fiction and those that science fiction offers to live performance.

Abstract Call for Disability Studies Panel at Comparative Drama Conference

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 10:00am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

44th Annual Comparative Drama Conference

April 2-4, 2020

Orlando, Florida

Deadline: November 1, 2019


Disability in Dramatic Texts and Performance


Papers are sought for a special panel series on the subject of disability in dramatic texts and performance. We invite research utilizing Disability Studies in any dramatic period. Panels will showcase discussions on representation, image, symbolism, societal regulation or construction of disability, casting, and depictions of the disabled in playtexts and dramatic performance.


REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue January 2020

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 11:02am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.