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CFP: [Theatre] Edwin Forrest Panel at ALA (5/2009)

updated: 
Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 3:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Laura L. Mielke
contact email: 

A Panel for the Annual Conference of the American Literature Association
Boston, May 21-24, 2009

“The Age of Forrest” - This proposed panel will consider the impact of star
Edwin Forrest (1806-1872) on theatrical, oratorical, and literary culture
from the 1820s through the early 1870s. Papers on his performance of
masculinity, relationship with playwrights, and role in a highly publicized
divorce trial are particularly welcome.

Please send a one-page abstract and brief c.v. in MS Word by 9 January 2009
to: lmielke_at_ku.edu.

Thank you,

Laura L. Mielke
Assistant Professor, English
University of Kansas

UPDATE: [Theatre] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 4:56am
full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Cobb
contact email: 

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . .
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

CFP: [Theatre] UW-Madison Theatre and Drama Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, December 15, 2008 - 6:42pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Brown-Velez
contact email: 

Community Performance/Performing Community
The 8th Annual University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Student Theatre
Conference
Call for Proposals
April 18, 2009

The Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Organization (TDGSO) will sponsor
the Graduate Student Conference on April 18th, 2009.  In keeping with the
University of Wisconsin- Madison Theatre and Drama department's commitment
to a collaborative community where research and creative endeavors inform
and enhance one another, the theme for the conference will be "Community
Performance/Performing Community". Dr. Judith Sebesta of the University of
Missouri will give the keynote address.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Waiting Time

updated: 
Friday, December 12, 2008 - 10:40pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Department at NYU

Waiting Time
New York University
Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
April 16-19, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Marshall Berman

Waiting Time

What are we waiting for? What awaits us? While often dismissed as a period of wastefulness or
lost time, waiting may also intensify experience and become a condition in which to consider
questions of modernity, aesthetic process, politics, erotics and the tempos of everyday life.

CFP: [Theatre] Latina/o Focus Group Debut Panel ATHE/AATE 8/8-11/09 (3/15/09)

updated: 
Thursday, December 11, 2008 - 11:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jon Rossini
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS
LATINO/A FOCUS GROUP DEBUT PANEL ATHE/AATE 8/8-11/09, NYC, NY CURTAINS UP:
CONVERSATION AMONG EMERGING SCHOLARS
The Latino/a Focus Group of the Association 
for Theatre in Higher
Education (ATHE) invites submissions from scholars who have not yet
published articles or presented at 
a national conference for its
competitively debut 
panel at the 2009 ATHE/AATE Conference, “Risking
Innovation” to be held in New York City August 8-11, 2009. Both graduate
students and faculty members are eligible to submit. 
 The deadline for
submission is March 15, 2009. Papers should be an appropriate length for a
20-minute presentation 
(typically 10 pages or less) and address Latino/a

CFP: [Theatre] CFP: Performance Studies Focus Group ATHE, Emerging Scholars' Panel: Risking Innovation

updated: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 9:22pm
full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Cermatori

CFP: Performance Studies Focus Group ATHE, August 8-11, 2009
Emerging Scholars' Panel: Risking Innovation

The Performance Studies Focus Group at the Association of Theatre in Higher
Education (ATHE) conference invites submissions of papers for its Emerging
Scholars' Panel. The theme of the conference is Risking Innovation, and it
takes place at the Marriott Marquis, New York, NY, August 8-11, 2009. The
ATHE conference this year is held jointly with AATE (American Alliance of
Theatre Education).

CFP: [Theatre] Theatre Pedagogy: Teaching the Art Form

updated: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 7:39pm
full name / name of organization: 
Desiree Hamburger
contact email: 

NYU's Program in Educational Theatre invites you to submit a proposal for
our sixth annual forum, entitled Theatre Pedagogy: Teaching the Art Form
which will be held in New York City, Thursday April 23rd through Sunday
April 26th, 2009. Our program has been a leader in investigating and
engaging in the teaching of theatre for the past four decades. Currently,
through our extensive curricular offerings (which range from
undergraduate to doctoral programs of study), we, as practitioners, are
constantly exploring new ways to reinvigorate our pedagogical approaches
to keep them both vital and innovative. For more information about NYU's
Program in Educational Theatre, please visit our website:

CFP: [Theatre] Waiting Time, A conference at New York University

updated: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 4:37pm
full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Department at NYU

Waiting Time
New York University
Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
April 17-19, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Marshall Berman

Waiting Time

What are we waiting for? What awaits us? While often dismissed as a period of wastefulness or
lost time, waiting may also intensify experience and become a condition in which to consider
questions of modernity, aesthetic process, politics, erotics and the tempos of everyday life.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Edited Collection on Early Modern Audiences

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 2:41pm
full name / name of organization: 
Annalisa Castaldo

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Play’d to Great Applause”: Early Modern Audience and Audiences of Early
Modern Drama

Editors seek articles of 5000-7000 words, including notes, for a proposed
book-length collection entitled “Play’d to Great Applause”: Early Modern
Audience and Audiences of Early Modern Drama

We seek essays discussing the behaviors, beliefs, attitudes or composition
of either contemporary or current audiences of early modern drama. Part One
will look at audiences from 1580-1640, while Part Two will focus on
late-twentieth and twenty-first century productions of early modern drama.
This collection will focus on live performance, not film and television
productions.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Myth and Fairy Tale and Pop Culture

updated: 
Saturday, December 6, 2008 - 3:32am
full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Morphew
contact email: 

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Deadline Extended!!!
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2008
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 30th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 25-28 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Panels now forming on topics related to all areas of myth and fairy tale
and their connections to popular culture.
Special Areas of Interest Include:
The Special and Enduring Significance of “Little Red Riding
Hood,” “Cinderella,” and “Snow White” in American Popular Culture, Where

CFP: [Theatre] Journeys Across Media

updated: 
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 7:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Reina-Marie Loader
contact email: 

THE NU-ROMANTIC
Revealing the developing artistic milieu in Film, Theatre and Television

   17th of April 2009, University of Reading

CALL FOR PAPERS
 

Romanticism was a cultural landscape characterised by the eternal
oscillation between a ‘modern’ enthusiasm that had failed and a
‘postmodern’ irony that would soon falter. Now, years later, another scene
marked by oscillations is taking shape.

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