August Wilson’s plays are powerful in their ability to center marginalized histories through performance and language. With the recent release of Denzel Washington’s award-winning film production of Fences (2016), and the award-winning Broadway production of Jitney (2016-2017), there has been renewed focus and interest in not only Wilson’s work, but also the Hill District, where Wilson lived and where all but one of his plays are set.
“Strange Habits”: Clothes, climes, and the environment in Shakespeare and his contemporaries
Organized bySophie Chiari (Université Clermont Auvergne) andAnne-Marie Miller-Blaise (Institut Universitaire de France, Université Paris-3 Sorbonne Nouvelle)
14-16 May 2020
Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA)
Proposed Volume: Theatre and the Macabre
Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. Meredith Conti
Professor and Chair of Theatre Arts Assistant Professor of Theatre
Loyola Marymount University University at Buffalo, SUNY
Submissions Timeline and Contact Information:
Please send abstracts of 300-500 words and a 100-word bio to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by June 1, 2019. Accepted contributors will submit their chapter drafts to the editors by May 1, 2020.
We are inviting proposals for the Modes of Capture Symposium which will be held at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at University of Limerick in partnership with Liz Roche Company and Dublin Dance Festival. DATES: Friday 21st June to Sunday 23rd June 2019 The theme of the symposium is an exploration of the various means of capturing creative process to engage with the layers, threads, fragments and memories that interweave throughout the process of dancemaking.
Friday, May 3 – Saturday, May 4, 2019
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium 2019
The Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium (PTRS) is seeking abstracts for papers for our 13th annual gathering of theatre scholars and practitioners. The Villanova Theatre Department together with the American Theatre and Drama Society will host this two-day event that will consist of paper presentations and roundtables. This year’s symposium aims to investigate adaptation in theatre creation. We are seeking papers that engage a broad range of topics in theatre and drama studies including, but not limited to:
UW Madison's 18th Annual TDGSO 2019 CONFERENCE: April 20th, 2019
CALL FOR PAPERS
Environment and environmental issues have held a prominent place within dramatic text and performance across theatre history. In contemporary performance, environment(al) issues have driven production experimentation, dramaturgy, and design, while the ideology and content of performances continue to look at the world around us. On 20 April 2019, the 2019 TDGSO Conference will explore ideas of the “environment(al)” in or surrounding the theatre, drama, and/or performance. Papers, workshops, and performance projects are welcome to apply.
The 40th Annual Meeting of the International T. S. Eliot Society
September 27–29, 2019
Call for Papers
The Texas Theatre Journal is now accepting submissions for its 2019 Volume through March 22, 2018. The editors are looking for Articles, Profiles, and Interviews, as well as Book Reviews and Performance Reviews. MISSIONWe invite practice-based studies, theoretical explorations, historical considerations, and other methodologies. The journal is also interested in research related to the broad geographical, cultural, and historical notion of Texas. We welcome opportunities to support scholars working in Texas.
CALL FOR PAPERS 2019
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
Conference Dates: October 10-12, 2019
Hotel Paso del Norte
El Paso, TX