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Will’s Word and World: Commemorating the Bard - AJILE Shakespeare Special Issue CFP

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Will’s Word and World: Commemorating the Bard

 

To commemorate the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare, AJILE (Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises, E-ISSN 2456-1754) plans to bring out a special issue containing academic articles exploring various avenues of Shakespeare studies. This special volume shall be multidisciplinary in its content and welcomes scholarly contributions from the fields of literature and language, history and culture, stage and costumes, gender and performance. However other relevant topics are also encouraged for submission.

 

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

 

Pinter Modalities

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:33am
MMLA/November 9-12 2017/Pinter Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Pinter Panel/MMLA 2017

Pinter Modalities
The International Harold Pinter society seeks papers on Pinter Modalities.  Papers might address such topics as presence and absence, sound, visuals, space, the body as sign, movement, and narrative.  We especially welcome proposals that promise innovative or unconventional presentational modes.  350-word abstracts are due 1 April 2017 to Ann C. Hall, ann.hall@louisville.edu.

Drama: Play and Passivism

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:33am
MMLA/November 9-12 2017/Drama Caucus
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

The Drama Caucus MMLA.  Play and Passivism.
In contradistinction to the MMLA General Theme, “Arts and Activism,” the Drama Caucus seeks papers on play and passivism in modern and contemporary drama.  Papers might address such topics as pointlessness, lethargy, apathy, ennui, and incompetence.   We especially welcome proposals that promise innovative or unconventional presentational modes.  350-word abstracts are due 1 April 2017 to Matthew Bowman, bowma9@lcc.edu.

7th International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:00am
University of Lincoln
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

The University of Bucharest, Romania, is pleased to host the Seventh International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature, and the Arts. The conference will be held in Bucharest from Monday 5th to Wednesday 7th June 2017. The main conference venue will be the Odeon Theatre in Bucharest. Abstracts (up to 1 page) are invited for papers relating any aspect of consciousness (as defined in a range of disciplines involved with consciousness studies) to any aspect of theatre, performance, literature, music, fine arts, media arts and any sub-genre of those. We also welcome creative work!

Amended Deadline: The Plays of David Henry Hwang

updated: 
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 4:04pm
The David Henry Hwang Society Session at the 41st Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Inaugural Sponsored Panel by the David Henry Hwang Society

The David Henry Hwang Society was founded in 2016 at the Comparative Drama Conference with the goal of promoting scholarly examination of Hwang’s theatrical works. Since his first breakout play, FOB, in 1980, David Henry Hwang has proven the most significant and prolific Asian American playwright to date.  From the global phenomenon of M. Butterfly and more recent successes with Yellow Face and Chinglish,Hwang has staged stories of the Asian American experience and explored questions of race, culture, and identity.

 

"Shaw at The Shaw" Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 21-25,2017

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 1:10pm
International Shaw Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

Sponsored by the International Shaw Society, The Shaw Festival, and York University, "Shaw at The Shaw" seeks paper proposals that will cover a broad spectrum of topics but will give some preference to topics on the two Shaw plays scheduled at The Shaw Festival, SAINT JOAN and ANDROCLES AND THE LION, and on comparisons of Shaw to other playwrights and of Shaw's plays to other plays featured in the 2017 Festival season (see www.shawfest.com).  Student papers for special sessions are welcome as well.  Send an abstract of 200-300 words with your name and employer/university to shawconference@gmail.com by 30 January, 2017.  Questions can be directed there as well.  If unknown

Extended Deadline. Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance (Special Issue on Climates of Disaster and Performance)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:38am
De La Salle University, Manila
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 18, 2016

What are the conditions in which performance happen or is made, in the wake of or in response to a disaster? But we can be more expansive and ask how performance can be linked to disaster, if performance perchance may be thought in the terms of a disastrous event, how such thinking takes on board the implications of linking these two terms: disaster and performance and what possibilities are opened for a politics and ethics of performance.

RMMRA Annual Conference CFP

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:19am
Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 2017
“Reformations during the Middle Ages and Renaissance”
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO
June 22–24, 2017

The Past is Back on Stage – Medieval and Early Modern England on the Contemporary Stage

updated: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:48am
EMMA at University Paul-Valéry, Montpellier, France
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Past is Back on Stage – Medieval and Early Modern England on the Contemporary Stage

EMMA, University Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, France

26-27 May, 2017

Keynote speaker: David Edgar, playwright.

 

From the 1960s when Robert Bolt wrote A Man for All Seasons first for BBC radio, then for television and finally for the stage, to the 2010s when Hilary Mantel’s successful novel Wolf Hall was adapted to the stage and then for television, the past several decades have witnessed a renewed interest in medieval and early modern England among contemporary writers and audiences.

International Graduate Conference in Greek Comedy

updated: 
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 6:24am
Faculty of Classics and The Queen's College, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 24, 2016

The Faculty of Classics and The Queen’s College, University of Oxford, are pleased to announce a two-day International Graduate Conference in Greek Comedy in honour of Dr Angus Bowie, upon his retirement. The conference will be held on 20 & 21 May 2017 at Ioannou Centre (66 St Gilles) and aspires to bring together postgraduate scholars of Greek Comedy from across Europe. Angus’ colleagues and students are warmly invited to attend, to express our gratitude and appreciation for his substantial contribution to classical scholarship and teaching. Our confirmed keynote speakers are Professors Oliver Taplin and Michael Silk.

Call for papers (UPDATED)

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