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CFP: [Theatre] Theater Directing: Internationalism and the Crisis of Interpretation

updated: 
Friday, October 3, 2008 - 4:07pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lawrence Switzky
contact email: 

Theater Directing: Internationalism and the Crisis of Interpretation

2009 American Comparative Literature Association
Harvard University, 3/26-3/29/09

The rise of the director in early modernism begat a new division of labor in theatrical production:
these recently minted stage executives became known variously as autocrats, diplomats, and jet-
setting cosmopolites. As cultural ambassadors, they imported staging techniques from afar and
shepherded plays from one country to another or between non-adjacent time periods,
translating “foreign” texts by making them locally legible.

CFP: [Theatre] Call for Participants in the Theory and Criticism Book Discussion Roundtable

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 1:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Edney
contact email: 

ATHE's (Association for Theatre in Higher Education) Theory and Criticism
focus group invites participants to join its first annual book discussion
roundtable for the 2009 conference in New York City. As a group dedicated
to examining the critical and theoretical lenses used by current
theatre/performance scholars, pedagogues, and practitioners, we hope that
such a conference event will bring attention to relevant new publications
in our field. For this inaugural discussion, we have selected Alicia
Arrizon's *Queering Mestizaje: Transculturation and Performance*, winner
of the ATHE 2008 Award for Outstanding Book in Theatre Practice and

CFP: [Theatre] Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 6:49pm
full name / name of organization: 
Tara McLellan
contact email: 

2009 Call for Papers

The 15th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a
University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with
the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
Participants are encouraged to remain in Oxford after the SWSW Conference
to attend the Faulkner Conference. More information about the 2009
Faulkner Conference will be available at
www.outreach.olemiss.edu/events/faulkner/.

CFP: [Theatre] Shakespeare in Turkey

updated: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 6:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Iclal Vanwesenbeeck
contact email: 

Shakespeare in Turkey
We seek 5000-7000 word articles for a book-length collection entitled
"Shakespeare in Turkey" . Articles discussing the stage history of
Shakespeare's plays, performances, adaptations, censorship, and the
politics of Shakespeare in Turkey are particularly welcome.
Send 500 word proposals or 5000-7000 word articles and brief CVs by
November 30 2008 to Iclal Vanwesenbeeck electronically. Completed
articles will be due by May 1 2009.

CFP: [Theatre] Call for Papers - Musical Theatre/Dance Emerging Scholars Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 3:20pm
full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Meindl
contact email: 

Official Call For Papers â€" “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel”

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in Higher Education
(ATHE) announces its call for papers for the “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in
Music Theatre/Dance” for the 2009 ATHE conference in New York City, NY (August 8-11, 2009).
Dr. Stacy Wolf will serve as the respondent for this panel. Dr. Wolf, Associate Professor of Theatre
& Dance at Princeton University, is a prominent scholar and author of A Problem Like Maria:
Gender and Sexuality in the American Musical (University of Michigan Press, 2002).

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

updated: 
Friday, September 26, 2008 - 7:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Tamara Sack
contact email: 

The deadline for submitting proposals to our Spring 2009
conference "Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction" has been
extended to midnight on January 15, 2009. Notices of acceptance will be
sent out mid-to-late February. Please refer to the original call for
papers for details on submission requirements.

Be sure to check out information on our conference in the December issue
of The Writer's Chronicle or online at
www.geocities.com/graduate.english/conference.html.

As usual, any questions or concerns may be sent to Tamara Sack at
tsack_at_truman.edu.

Thank you.

UPDATE: [Theatre] St. John's University Humanities Review

updated: 
Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 6:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
John V. Nance
contact email: 

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are modern social flourishes,
exemplary figures and post-9/11 Noir. However, we will not discriminate
if your paper fails to converse with these ideas. Please send any and
all.

Please note: The submission deadline is November 1st 2008.

CFP: [Theatre] Myth And Fairy Tale Call For Papers

updated: 
Sunday, September 21, 2008 - 9:45pm
full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Morphew
contact email: 

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Deadline Extended
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2008 Priority Deadline
1 December 2008 Final Deadline
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] Mid-America Theatre Conference 2009

updated: 
Friday, September 19, 2008 - 3:53pm
full name / name of organization: 
Scott Magelssen

The 30th Annual
Mid-America Theatre Conference
Hyatt Regency Chicago
March 5-8, 2009

POOR THEATRE?

The Mid-America Theatre Conference invites scholarly
inquiries/investigations in the areas of Acting and Directing, Pedagogy,
Playwriting, and Theatre History that can be linked to the notion of “Poor
Theatre,” broadly construed.

CFP: [Theatre] Papers needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 5:43pm
full name / name of organization: 
John.V.Nance_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu,

This is a call for submissions that you wish to be considered for
publication in The St. John's University (Queens, NY) bi-annual literary
journal, The Humanities Review. The journal has published several notable
academics in their respective fields over the last few years such as:
Gayatri Spivak, Amy King and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are Modern Social Custom Flourishes,
Exemplary Figures, Corruption of Dialect and Post-9/11 Noir. However, we
will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with these ideas.
Whatever you have available will certainly suffice.

CFP: [Theatre] Staging Interculturality (1/15/2009; CDE Vienna 6/4-7/2009)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 10:37am
full name / name of organization: 
Mark Berninger

Call for Papers

CDE Conference 2009, Vienna, Austria, 4-7June 2009

“Staging Interculturality”

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English is pleased
to announce its 18th Annual Conference (4-7June 2009). It will be organised
by the Department of English (Prof. Rubik, Prof. Huber) at the University
of Vienna and held as a rooming-in conference at the Don-Bosco-Haus, Vienna
(13th district).

CFP: [Theatre] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:14am
full name / name of organization: 
John V. Nance
contact email: 

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

CFP: [Theatre] Latina/o Focus Group ATHE 8/8-11/09 Deadline 10/15 and 11/1/08

updated: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 5:12am
full name / name of organization: 
Jon Rossini
contact email: 

Call For Papers: Latino/a Focus Group ATHE/AATE (8/8-11/09, New York, NY)
The Latino/a Focus Group of the Association of Theatre in Higher Education invites panel
proposals or individual paper proposals for the Association for Theatre in Higher
Education/American Alliance for Theatre and Education 2009 joint conference in New York City.
“Risking Innovation.” We encourage panels and papers that bring together scholars and artists in
dialogue, and alternative and innovative formats. While we welcome all panels and papers that
address the conference theme broadly we also encourage submissions that address the following
subjects:

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