category: theatre

Religious Transnationalism in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (MELUS, April 19-22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of Tennessee
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Given the connection between many religions to specific geographical locations outside of the United States (for example: Jerusalem, Rome, Mecca, the Ganges, Tepeyac, etc.), religious practice can be seen as a common and powerful means of transnational experience in the U.S.

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies, Abstracts Due 12/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
33rd Annual SWTX PCA/ACA Conference
contact email: 
lsally@mcny.edu

Panels are now being formed on topics related to Theatre & Performance Studies in its various forms and approaches.

Intellectual Disability in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Special Session)
contact email: 
amariem@umich.edu

Call for papers: Intellectual Disability in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

International Folkloristics Series, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Dundes, Alan (founding editor) / Mieder, Wolfgang (series editor); Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

This series, originally founded by Alan Dundes and edited by Wolfgang Mieder, includes theoretical studies of any genre or aspect of folklore.

Writing and dramatising the body : violence, discordance and reconfiguration in English-language literature and drama

full name / name of organization: 
Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille 3 (Lille, France)
contact email: 
alexandra.poulain@univ-lille3.fr

Should violence be considered as one of the experiences the body undergoes in literature or as an ordeal which elicits the very question of what this body is – a body which is mapped in language and

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Nov 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc E. Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a single sentence: "The production may attempt to entertain audiences for an evening, but the The Book of Mormon as a volume of scripture will change people's lives forever by bringing them closer to Christ."

Journal - Studies in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
STUDIES IN AMERICAN CULTURE
contact email: 
mcdonaldrl@vmi.edu

Call for Submissions

6th Global Conference: Ethics, Evil and the State (

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ees6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Ethics, Evil and the State

Sunday 6th May – Tuesday 8th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Paradoxes of the threshold : literature, place and the environment in 19th-21st century literatures 25-26 october 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Louvain (Belgium)
contact email: 
Veronique.Bragard@uclouvain.be, pierre.piret.rom@uclouvain.be

Human beings continuously experience the threshold space between what separates them from and what connects them with the world.

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