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CFP: [Theatre] 9th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 10:42pm
full name / name of organization: 
Raquel Baker
contact email: 

9th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
April 3-5, 2009

Love, Loss and Empire
University of Iowa

CRAFT CRITIQUE CULTURE is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the
intersections among critical and creative approaches to writing both
within and beyond the academy. This year’s conference will examine the
imbrication of affect and empire and will explore the ways in which
affect blurs the lines between presence, absence, past, present, future,
coloniality, postcoloniality and other liminal or ephemeral textual and
identity positions within the increasingly globalized experience of our
present moment.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

CFP: [Theatre] Rhetorics of Plague: Early / Modern Trajectories of Biohazard

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 12:47am
full name / name of organization: 
Helene Scheck
contact email: 

The threat of biological catastropheâ€"including that by AIDS, ebola, irreversible global warming,
avian influenza, and species extinctionâ€"may seem the specific and daunting provenance of late
20th- and early 21st â€"century life, but it has in fact been a crucial part of history since ancient
times. It is important to remember, for instance, that starting in the 14th century and extending
well into the 18th, the bubonic plague (as the Black Death) ultimately took the lives of at least
35% of the entire population in Europe, as well as nearly that much in central Asia, killing an
estimated total of 75 million people. Given these numbers, it could be argued that premodern

CFP: [Theatre] Festival of Original Theatre 2009 Conference: Violence and Representation

updated: 
Monday, October 20, 2008 - 3:58am
full name / name of organization: 
justin blum
contact email: 

The Festival Of Original Theatre (FOOT), a yearly graduate conference held
at the University of Toronto’s Graduate Centre for Study of Drama, seeks 20
minute paper presentations for its 2009 Conference: “Exquisite Corpses,
Bloody Bodies: Murder, Myth, and Representations of Violence on Stage and
Screen,” to be held in Toronto, Ontario January 29th-31st, 2009.

CFP: [Theatre] Essay Collection on Suzan-Lori Parks

updated: 
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 1:56pm
full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Leon Miller
contact email: 

Call for Submissions for an Essay Collection on Suzan-Lori Parks

All proposals will receive serious consideration, but essays based on any
of the following themes or theoretical perspectives are especially welcome:
 
performance theory and/or practice
African-American drama
stage vs. page
comparative
interdisciplinary
cultural studies
gender and sexuality
style
tradition and modernity/postmodernity
politics
experimental / popular

Please submit abstracts or essays, along with a brief CV, by December 15,
2008 to Greg Miller at: <gleonmiller_at_gmail.com>. Completed essays will be
due June 2009.

CFP: [Theatre] Popular Culture Association Festivals and Faires Area

updated: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 8:50pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans
contact email: 

Festivals & Faires
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Festivals & Faires area
of the Popular Culture Association
invites abstracts for the next annual meeting:
APRIL 8th-11th 2009
New Orleans Marriott
NEW ORLEANS, LA
The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes
submissions on any festival or faireâ€"modern or historical. Scholars of
theatre / theater, drama, performance studies, American studies, popular
culture, religion, history, and non-western traditions are encouraged to
apply. Since the conference is in New Orleans, any papers relating to
festivals and faires in the city or Louisiana are greatly appreciated.

CFP: [Theatre] CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 10:49am
full name / name of organization: 
Bernadette Cantrall

Issue 14: Sense & Sensation
 
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 31st January, 2009
Send to: slamphilament_at_usyd.edu.au

“Ah well! It means much the same thing,” said the Duchess, digging her
sharp little chin into Alice’s shoulder as she added, “and the moral of
THAT is â€"‘Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of
themselves.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland.

"To the senseless nothing is more maddening than sense."
Aldous Huxley, Island

CFP: [Theatre] Atlantic Performances: Race and Forgetting ACLA 2009 seminar

updated: 
Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 3:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Opitz
contact email: 

American Comparative Literature Association
March 26-29, 2009
Harvard University

Seminar: "Atlantic Performances: Race and Forgetting"
Co-chairs: Ryan Burt and Andrea Opitz

**Submission deadline: November 1, 2008**

This seminar considers the relationship between cultural performance and processes of historical
production in the modern and contemporary Transatlantic. What role have street performance
and theater played in anti-colonial/imperial struggles? How do local performances recast our
understanding of both racial formation and minority cultural practices?

UPDATE: [Theatre] Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction &ndash;&ndash; GEO Conference in Kirksville, MO

updated: 
Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 1:46am
full name / name of organization: 
Tamara Sack
contact email: 

Due to unforeseen scheduling problems, we have had to move the date of
the conference. Instead of April 10-11, our conference will now take
place April 3-4. We are sorry about the inconvenience.

I am reposting the entire CFP in this update with all the correct and
current information. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

***

The Graduate English Organization of Truman State University is proud to
announce the call for papers for their annual conference April 3-4, 2009!

CFP: [Theatre] Symbiosis 2009: Boston and the New Atlantic World

updated: 
Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 12:17am
full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Eckel
contact email: 

"Boston and the New Atlantic World"

The 7th Biennial Symbiosis Conference

June 25-28, 2009

Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts

Plenary speakers:
Richard Brantley (University of Florida)
Anna Brickhouse (University of Virginia)
Mark Peterson (University of California, Berkeley)

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