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

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

Festivals & Faires
The Festivals & Faires area
of the Popular Culture Association
invites abstracts for the next annual meeting:
APRIL 8th-11th 2009
New Orleans Marriott
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

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

Issue 14: Sense & Sensation
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 31st January, 2009
Send to:

“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
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

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 –– GEO Conference in Kirksville, MO

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

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)

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

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

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

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

CFP: [Theatre] Shakespeare in Turkey

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

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

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

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

Thank you.

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

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

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

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

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

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
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