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Drama: Play and Passivism

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,

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

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 9:18am
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 Tuesday 6th to Thursday 8th 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

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

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  Student papers for special sessions are welcome as well.  Send an abstract of 200-300 words with your name and employer/university to 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)

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 DUE DATE MARCH 15th

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:58pm
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

International Graduate Conference in Greek Comedy

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)

Journal of Communciations Media Studies, 2017

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:10am
Zack Stiegler / Journal of Communications Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The Journal of Communications Media Studies welcomes original submissions for its annual volume, to be published in Fall 2017.

The Journal of Communications Media Studies is broad in focus and welcomes submissions on a variety of communication topics including (but not limited to) mass communication, international communication, educational technology, rhetorical studies, and organizational/corporate communication. Article submissions should be directed to Editor Zack Stiegler ( for consideration. All article submissions undergo double blind peer review.

REUNION: The Dallas Review

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:33pm
Chelsea Barnard / The University of Texas at Dallas, School of Arts & Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

REUNION: The Dallas Review, a graduate journal of the School of Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas, is now taking submissions for Volume 7, to be published in 2017.  The editors of Reunion are looking for submissions in the following genres: Visual Arts.  The subject of your submission is limited only by your imagination.  All submissions should be sent through Submittable at the following address: and should follow the guidelines outlined below.  We look forward to reading and viewing your work.

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