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Emerging Scholars Panel on Samuel Beckett

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:10am
Comparative Drama Conference (Orlando; 6-8 April 2017)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 28, 2016


The Comparative Drama Conference seeks submissions for its "Emerging Scholars Panel on Samuel Beckett." Any topic on Samuel Beckett's plays for stage, screen, or radio will be considered.


Eligible "emerging scholars" include current graduate students (with priority given to doctoral students) and scholars who completed their graduate degrees within the last three years.

Proposal Guidelines

Please send the following as an email attachment to Graley Herren ( by 30 November 2017.


Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:13am
VERBEIA. JOURNAL OF ENGLISH AND SPANISH STUDIES/ Faculty of Education Camilo José Cela University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017


Verbeia is an international open-access scientific journal dealing with two philological fields:

On one hand, the different fields of literary research both in Hispanic Philology (Spanish and Latin-American) and English-Speaking Philology: narrative, poetry, literary theory and criticism, Literature applied to Education and Comparative Literature. Literature and cinema. Verbeia also considers, after the steady rise of cultural studies, contributions into such a field as well as a meeting point between cultural studies and literature.

MATC Pedagogy Symposium "Houston...We Have a Problem"

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:14am
Mid-America Theatre Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

The 38th Annual Mid-America Theatre ConferenceHyatt Regency Galleria, Houston, TX  ~~  March 16-19, 2017“Houston…We Have a Problem”Pedagogy Symposium—Call For Papers

Spiritual and Religious Performances of Activism and Protest

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:16am
PRS (Performance, Religion, and Spirituality)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Call for Papers

Performance, Religion, and Spirituality (PRS), Volume 1 Issue 1

Deadline for abstracts: November 30th, 2016


Special Inaugural Issue:

Spiritual and Religious Performances of Activism and Protest


Essays on Noël Coward for a book-length collection

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:17am
Samuel Lyndon Gladden
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Essays are sought for a collection of scholarship on the seminal twentieth-century playwright/lyricist/man-about-town Noël Coward. 1,000-2,500-word abstracts are invited for consideration on topics including but not limited to the following: Coward and style; Coward and substance; Coward and the post-Edwardian; Coward and “The Modern”; Coward and jazz-age aesthetics; Coward and class; Coward and gender; Coward and the lush life; Coward and gaiety; Coward and war; Coward and theatre/theatricality; Coward and music; Coward as playwright; Coward as lyricist; Coward as diarist; Coward as celebrity; Coward and Las Vegas; Coward, forerunners, and inheritors.

International Yeats Studies, 2nd issue

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:06am
International Yeats Studies, general editor: Lauren Arrington
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

International Yeats Studies welcomes articles on any aspect of Yeats’s life and work.  We also invite reviews and perspectives from the field.  Submissions are double peer-reviewed, with at least one reviewer from the IYS editorial board.

Shakespeare's Things (essay collection)

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:07am
Brett Gamboa, Dartmouth College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Shakespeare’s Things:

Agency, Materiality, and Performance


Co-edited by Brett Gamboa (Dartmouth College)

and Larry Switzky (University of Toronto)


Shakespeare and the African-AmericanExperience Conference

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:11am
South Carolina State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2016

Call for Papers



                        Shakespeare and the African-American Experience


                                                February 17, 2017


                                        South Carolina State University


                                            Orangeburg, South Carolina



 Any abstracts concerning the participation of African-Americans in stage productions, films, or literary criticism of  Shakespeare’s plays are encouraged for submission.


Student conference: Julius Caesar, Shakespeare, and the Legitimacy of Rule

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:57am
Ohio State University, Mansfield campus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 26, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS for "Julius Caesar, Shakespeare, and the Legitimacy of Rule," a multi-disciplinary conference for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students.

Conference: Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Mansfield campus of Ohio State (Mansfield, OH).

Proposals due: September 26, 2016.

Papers, panels, roundtables, paired presentations, short performances, multi-­media experiences, static displays, and other entries of the widest possible submission style are encouraged for this academic conference. One session will include faculty-led discussion tables for work-­in-­progress.