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Harold Pinter: Histories and Legacies Conference – University of Leeds

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:08pm
University of Leeds
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Three-day, international conference on Harold Pinter

Workshop Theatre, School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds

Thursday 19th (15:00) – Saturday 21st September 2019 (17:00)

Narrative in Play Working Group

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:09am
MLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

Stories are not only told, but are often enacted or explored through play or interactive media.  This working group will share in-progress work and discuss the methodological challenges of studying these unique modes of storying.

Deadline for submissions: Monday, 18 March 2019

Send abstracts to: Jonathan Rey Lee (

Where: MLA 2020 Conference in Seattle, WA

When: January 9-12, 2020


What is a working group? (per MLA website)

SAMLA 2019: Language of Truth on the Early Modern Stage

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:36am
Kathleen Kalpin Smith, SAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The Language of Truth on the Early Modern Stage

Soliciting papers for a paper session at SAMLA in Atlanta, GA, Nov 8-10, 2019.  This session will respond to the conference theme of “Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships” by addressing the language of truth on the early modern stage.  How do characters identify and categorize “truth”?  What is “truth,” how does one identify it, and what value is ascribed to it? The panel welcomes a variety of approaches to the topic. Please send title, abstract (350 words max), and abbreviated cv by April 19, 2019 to Dr. Katie Kalpin Smith at:


Critical Essays on the Politics of Oscar Hammerstein II

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:32am
Donald P. Gagnon, editor
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Some sixty years since his passing, Oscar Hammerstein II remains one of the towering figures of the American musical theatre. Lyricist, librettist, producer, and heir to a family theatrical tradition, Hammerstein is remembered primarily for his body of work: musicals that remain among the most popular and significant in the history of the American theatre.

Power, Identity, and Relationships in August Wilson’s Work SAMLA 91

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:16am
The August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019

August Wilson’s plays are powerful in their ability to center marginalized histories through performance and language. With the recent release of Denzel Washington’s award-winning film production of Fences (2016), and the award-winning Broadway production of Jitney (2016-2017), there has been renewed focus and interest in not only Wilson’s work, but also the Hill District, where Wilson lived and where all but one of his plays are set.

“Strange Habits”: Clothes, climes, and the environment in Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:48am
Prof. Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise / Université Sorbonne Nouvelle
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

International Conference


“Strange Habits”: Clothes, climes, and the environment in Shakespeare and his contemporaries



Organized bySophie Chiari (Université Clermont Auvergne) andAnne-Marie Miller-Blaise (Institut Universitaire de France, Université Paris-3 Sorbonne Nouvelle)


14-16 May 2020


Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA)



CFP for edited collection: Theatre and the Macabre

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:39am
Meredith Conti
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Proposed Volume: Theatre and the Macabre

Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.                                     Meredith Conti
Professor and Chair of Theatre Arts                 Assistant Professor of Theatre
Loyola Marymount University                          University at Buffalo, SUNY


Submissions Timeline and Contact Information:
Please send abstracts of 300-500 words and a 100-word bio to and by June 1, 2019. Accepted contributors will submit their chapter drafts to the editors by May 1, 2020. 

Symposium Modes of Capture: The Capturing of Process in Contemporary Dance-making.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:20am
Jenny Roche/University of Limerick
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

 We are inviting proposals for the Modes of Capture Symposium which will be held at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at University of Limerick in partnership with Liz Roche Company and Dublin Dance Festival. DATES: Friday 21st June to Sunday 23rd June 2019 The theme of the symposium is an exploration of the various means of capturing creative process to engage with the layers, threads, fragments and memories that interweave throughout the process of dancemaking.

Call for Papers - Adaptation in Theatre

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 1:34pm
Villanova University and the American Theatre and Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Friday, May 3 – Saturday, May 4, 2019


Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium 2019


The Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium (PTRS) is seeking abstracts for papers for our 13th annual gathering of theatre scholars and practitioners. The Villanova Theatre Department together with the American Theatre and Drama Society will host this two-day event that will consist of paper presentations and roundtables. This year’s symposium aims to investigate adaptation in theatre creation. We are seeking papers that engage a broad range of topics in theatre and drama studies including, but not limited to: