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

updated: 
Thursday, October 30, 2008 - 12:04pm
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 UPDATE: November 3, 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, for example? How do local performances
recast our understanding of both racial formation and minority cultural practices?

UPDATE: [Theatre] Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - 1:51am
full name / name of organization: 
David Cregan

Call for Papers - Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
Villanova University
Villanova PA

Conference Theme:
Production Concept and Performance Analysis
January 16 2009

The Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium is seeking abstracts for papers for our third
annual gathering of theatre scholars. This year's PTRS seeks to highlight the work of new scholars
in the area of production concept and performance studies. This symposium offers the
opportunity to present work in progress and to share ideas with other researchers. We are
seeking papers which engage a broad range of topics in theatre and drama studies including,
performance analysis, gender, politics, and cultural theory.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 2:40pm
full name / name of organization: 
David Cregan

Call for Papers

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

Conference Theme:
Production Concept and Performance Analysis

January 16 2008
Villanova University
Villanova PA

The Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium is seeking abstracts for papers for our third
annual gathering of theatre scholars. This year's PTRS seeks to highlight the work of new scholars
in the area of production concept and performance studies. This symposium offers the
opportunity to present work in progress and to share ideas with other researchers. We are
seeking papers which engage a broad range of topics in theatre and drama studies including,
performance analysis, gender, politics, and cultural theory.

CFP: [Theatre] Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 2:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
David Cregan

Call for Papers

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

Conference Theme:
Production Concept and Performance Analysis

The Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium is seeking abstracts for papers for our third
annual gathering of theatre scholars. This year's PTRS seeks to highlight the work of new scholars
in the area of production concept and performance studies. This symposium offers the
opportunity to present work in progress and to share ideas with other researchers. We are
seeking papers which engage a broad range of topics in theatre and drama studies including,
performance analysis, gender, politics, and cultural theory.

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.

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