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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
The University of Gdańsk
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017


The main theme of the University of Gdańsk Samuel Beckett Seminar in 2017 is:



Samuel Beckett’s prose and drama can pose many difficulties for a reader unfamiliar with their idiosyncrasies. Fragmentariness, or various fragmentary structures, narrative and dramatic alike, can be considered as one tenet of Beckett’s oeuvre, especially of his later works.  However, what do we mean when we describe his works in this fashion? What is, for example, the fragmentary narrative of The Unnamable or The Lost Ones?  Can we even speak of narrative in the first place, or do we, perhaps, need a redefinition of narrative?

Performing Epic/Epic Performance

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:15pm
Tenth Celtic Conference in Classics- McGill University/Université de Montréal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: Performing Epic/Epic Performance

A panel at the Tenth Celtic Conference in Classics
19-22 July, 2017 in Montreal, Canada
Co-Hosted by McGill University and Université de Montréal

This panel invites participants to a conversation at the intersection of theory and practice on Homeric epic performance. We are interested in how diverse contemporary performance practices, especially "durational" performances, can help enliven our understanding of Homeric performance.

REMINDER - Il Parlaggio - new issue April 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 6:38am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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.

“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”.

Disbelief 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:17am
Eötvös Loránd University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017


From the Renaissance to Romanticism25-7/May/2017 // Email: Website: // Keynote speakers: Péter Dávidházi (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary), Tim Fulford ( De Montfort University), Nicholas Halmi (The University of Oxford, UK), Ágnes Péter (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary),Tzachi Zamir (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel).

Kurt Vonnegut Society at 2017 ALA in Boston

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:00pm
The Kurt Vonnegut Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Vonnegut Society will host two panels at the 2017 American Literature Association conference, which will be held at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 25-28.  Here is the Call for Papers for that conference.

Please submit proposals of 250 words to by January 15, 2017. Please indicate to which panel you are submitting in the subject line.

I.  Adapting/Performing/Framing Vonnegut: Film, Television, and Beyond in Context

Shakespeare 401: What's Next?

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 10:00am
Shakespearean Theatre Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

2nd Call for Papers
2017 Shakespearean Theatre Conference:
“Shakespeare 401: What’s Next?”


New England Theatre Journal - call for submissions

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:09pm
New England Theatre Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

New England Theatre Journal - Call for Papers


New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre Conference) invites submissions for its year 2016 edition. A refereed publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre performance, design and technology. New England Theatre Journal is indexed in the International Index of the Performing Arts and the MLA Bibliography.

Call for book chapters: Performances at Court in Shakespeare's Era

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:56am
Sophie Chiari
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Call for Book Chapters


Performances at Court in Shakespeare’s Era

(edited collection published by Rowman & Littlefield)



Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): 28 February 2017

Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2017

Deadline for final submissions (6000-8000 words): 31 August 2017

Editors: John Mucciolo and Sophie Chiari


'Division and Connection' The Edinburgh Undergraduate Literature Conference

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 8:20am
The Edinburgh Undergraduate Literature Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for Essays now 27th December. Extended Deadline for Abstracts 3rd January 2017.


Call for Papers

The Third Annual Edinburgh Undergraduate Literature Conference, 2017: Division and Connection

Department of English Literature
The University of Edinburgh
50 George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9JU

Monday 20th February, 2017