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Articles on Contemporary Drama for new journal JCDE

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 6:38am
Christina Wald / German Society for Theatre and Drama in English (CDE)

JCDE: Journal of Contemporary Drama in English 2 (2013)

Martin Middeke (Augsburg, Editor in Chief), Eckart Voigts (Brunswick), Christina Wald (Berlin, Reviews), Clare Wallace (Prague)
Advisory Board:
Mireia Aragay (Barcelona), John Bull (Reading), Johan Callens (Brussels), Jill S Dolan (Princeton), Nicholas Grene (Dublin), Christopher Innes (Toronto), Stephen L Lacey (Glamorgan), Deirdre Osborne (London), Dan Rebellato (London), Bernhard Reitz (Mainz), Anthony Roche (Dublin), Annette J Saddik (New York), Elizabeth Sakellaridou (Thessaloniki), Aleks Sierz (London)

'The Ends of Ireland' 4-7 December 2013

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 3:59am
Global Irish Studies Centre, University of New South Wales

The Global Irish Studies Centre, UNSW, together with the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand, is pleased to announce a major international conference for Irish Studies.

We welcome proposals for papers, panels and seminars on all the many implications and meanings of the 'Ends of Ireland', temporal, physical and theoretical. We also welcome proposals on any aspect of Irish Studies from across the arts, humanities and social sciences including, but not limited to, history, politics, literary studies, sociology, geography, film and media, cultural studies and anthropology. Comparative and crossover papers, panels and seminars, drawing on cognate areas and disciplines, are also encouraged.

8th Global Conference: Exploring the Erotic (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 10:15am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

8th Global Conference
Exploring the Erotic

Tuesday 17th September – Thursday 19th September 2013
Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations
Mapping the field of the erotic is a complex and frustrating endeavour; as something which permeates lived experience, interpersonal relationships, intellectual reflection, aesthetic tastes and sensibilities, the erotic is clearly multi-layered and requires a plethora of approaches, insights and perspectives if we are to better to understand, appreciate and define it.

Courtliness and Convention (9/1/13; 10/10/13-10/12/13)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 9:55am
The Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference

The planning committee of the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference seeks proposals for papers or panels from across today's theoretical and methodological landscape that engage Courtliness and Convention in the works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. How do Shakespearean plays illustrate and critique early modern conceptions of conventional courtly behavior? More broadly, how do the era's plays and poems incorporate, problematize, and establish social convention – political, literary, educational, rhetorical, or otherwise? How do we understand the conventions of courtliness in today's theaters and classrooms?

1st Global Conference: Revolt and Revolution (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 4:21am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference
Revolt and Revolution

Monday 4th November 2013 – Wednesday 6th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
While contemporary nations pride themselves of their political stability, the reality is that our world is continuously experience revolt and revolution. From the events of the Arab Spring, to the anti-austerity street marches in Europe, the reactionary TEA Party in the United States and the progressive 'No Borders' global movement, the solidity that nations strive for is continuously been threatened.

CFP: General Submissions (ProudFlesh Journal)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 2:29am
ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness

PROUDFLESH is pleased to issue its 2013 call for general submissions!

Deadline: June 15, 2013.

If you wish to propose a Special Issue, contact the Editor directly at sonjah.stanley at

Call for Papers: Riding the Wave of Resistance (ProudFlesh Journal)

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 2:16am
ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness

ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness is pleased to announce its forthcoming issue: Riding the Wave of Resistance (dedicated to Caribbean Women Writers).

Deadline: April 15, 2013

Submit your paper directly to Prof. Adisa at opalpalmeradisa at gmail dot com.

We are seeking the following:

Poetry (send no more than 4 poems, 8 pages max)

Stories, Articles, Essays & Drama (2500 words max)

Visual art (no more than 5 images, 300 resolution, jpeg)

Only submit work that has not been published before. Send as a word document attachment. Make sure name and email appear on every page. Please put (PFSubmission) in subject box.

[UPDATE] 2013 SFSU Humanities Symposium Conference

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 5:52pm
San Franciscso State University Humanities Department

CONFERENCE DATE: Saturday April 13th, 2013
Proposal Deadline: Friday March 29th, 2013

[UPDATE] Keynote Speaker Confirmed: Dr. James Martel will be delivering the keynote lecture on his recent book "Divine Violence: Walter Benjamin and the Eschatology of Sovereignty"

The San Francisco State University Humanities Department is currently soliciting paper proposals for the 2013 Humanities Symposium to be held on Saturday April 13, 2013. Presentations should be 15-20 minutes long. We are also open to topic-centered panel proposals of 3 presenters per panel. The Humanities Symposium is interdisciplinary in scope and open to all students in all humanities-related fields.

CFP: Summer Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival, July 26-28, 2013

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 3:48pm
International Shaw Society

The 10th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium on July 16-28, 2013, co-hosted with the International Shaw Society by the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, invites proposals for papers to be submitted to Professor Brad Kent at for 20 minute presentations. The ISS and the Shaw Festival also offer a combination Travel Grant/Bryden Scholarship for Emerging Scholars that provides free accommodation for the three days of the symposium, free registration, and some help with paying for travel.

2nd Global Conference: Hollywood and the World (November 2013: Athens, Greece)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 10:44am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

2nd Global Conference
Hollywood and the World

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Call for Presentations
The popularity in Western culture of all things Hollywood reflects the eternal fascination with the world of Hollywood cinema. This inter-disciplinary research conference seeks to explore issues of Hollywood films and their international influence across historical periods and within cultural, political and social contexts both in the US and abroad. We are also interested in exploring this cinema in personal experience and interpersonal relationships and across a range of critical perspectives.