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

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 9:22pm
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

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 7:39pm
Desiree Hamburger

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

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 4:37pm
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

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 2:41pm
Annalisa Castaldo


“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

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

Saturday, December 6, 2008 - 3:32am
Melissa Morphew

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Deadline Extended!!!
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2008
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

CFP: [Theatre] Journeys Across Media

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 7:12pm
Reina-Marie Loader

Revealing the developing artistic milieu in Film, Theatre and Television

   17th of April 2009, University of Reading


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.

CFP: [Theatre] Women's Studies Journal Seeks Submissions

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 5:07pm
Sharon Becker

Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites submissions for its
2009-2010 editorial year. Women's Studies provides a forum for the
presentation of scholarship and criticism about women in the fields of
literature, history, art, sociology, law, political science, economics,
anthropology and the sciences. We encourage scholars from all disciplines
to submit articles based in film, television, literature, art, or other
media. Women's Studies also publishes creative fiction, creative non-
fiction, and book reviews. Submissions for cover art or art essays are
always welcome.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Theatre: Open Topic

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:20am
LeAnn R. Nash

The 2009 North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium will be held February
6, 2009 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The conference theme
is “Memory: Rhetoric’s Forgotten Canon.” Proposals may be related to the
theme, but it is not required. Please submit your 250 word (one page)
proposal for the “Theatre: Open Topic” session by email to Include the session topic "Theatre:
Open Topic" on the subject line of your email.

Final Deadline for submission: December 19, 2008.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Contributors needed for general literature reference work

Friday, November 14, 2008 - 8:59pm
Jennifer McClinton-Temple

Facts on File, Inc is putting together an ambitious, three-volume
reference work that will guide high school and college students through
the most commonly reoccurring themes in the most commonly assigned works
of literature. The work will begin with 1500-word essays on the 50 most
common themes in literature.

UPDATE: [Theatre] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:24am
Lindsay Cobb


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] Invitation to contribute to a Seminar

Sunday, November 9, 2008 - 10:48am
Francesca Saggini

Invitation to contribute to a Seminar entitled:
“Gothic Re-mediations. Conjuring Ghosts Across the Media.”

Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects. 9th International Gothic Association
(IGA) Conference. Lancaster 21-24 July 2009. http://www.monstrous-