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Staging Utopias: Shakespeare in Print and Performance

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:34pm
ESRA (European Shakespeare Research Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Call for Papers: Staging Utopias: Shakespeare in Print and Performance

The European Shakespeare Research Association (ESRA) is holding their 2017 Conference: Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage on 27 – 30 July 2017 at University of Gdańsk and The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Poland.

[updated] How to Teach a Play: Call for Teaching Exercises

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 9:30am
How To Teach a Play Book Project (2018, Bloomsbury Methuen)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

The editors of How to Teach a Play: 75 Exercises for the College Classroom (Bloomsbury Methuen Publishers) are seeking submissions of teaching exercises on the 75 most popularly-taught plays at the university level.

How to Teach a Play provides a new generation of teachers with the tools to develop their students’ performative imagination.  Grounded in scholarship, each teaching exercise will call attention to the performance elements of a specific play and show how the performative can illuminate the thematic meaning of the script.  The collection will consist of exercises that connect close textual analysis with performance. 

CORD+SDHS Joint Annual Conference Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
Congress on Research in Dance + Society of Dance History Scholars
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CORD+SDHS Joint Annual Conference Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance October 19-22, 2017
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

The conference programming committee invites proposals for papers, panels, roundtable discussions, lecture-demonstrations, movement workshops, dance works, and screendances that address the question of how dance is transmitted across time, locations, contexts, and media, and the implications of this transmission in and outside the dance field. We invite proposals that engage the following questions and topics:


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?”