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CFP: [Theatre] Routledge ABES Contemporary Drama Section

updated: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 8:44am
full name / name of organization: 
Sophia Blackwell

Call for Contributors

Routledge Annotated Bibliography of English Studies:
Contemporary Literature Section (Drama)

Routledge are proud to announce the launch of the Routledge Annotated
Bibliography of English Studies (ABES), a unique reference tool for those
working in the field of English Literary Studies.

Routledge ABES is a specialised online bibliography providing annotated
entries on all of the most significant research in literary studies
published each year. It contains scholarly annotations on all the best new
criticism, from which users can find out about a publication, how it might
be of use to them, and whether it would be relevant to their work.

CFP: [Theatre]

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 11:44am
full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider

INTERNATIONAL ANGLOPHONE THEATRE

The Academic Anglophone Society of Romania invites contributions for a
forthcoming Special Issue of its periodical ABC on the topic of
“International Anglophone Theatre.”

UPDATE: [Theatre] GEMCS: Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures (6/20/08; 11/20-23/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 7:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Montuori
contact email: 

Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies 2008
"Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures"

November 20-23, 2008, Philadelphia

* * * The deadline for submissions of proposals for panels, workshops,
and individual papers has been extended to July 11, 2008. * * *

Pre-constituted panels or workshops should be comprised of no fewer than
four and no more than five participants, and in order to allow the
greatest possible amount of discussion, we ask that presenters in these
panels limit their comments to ten minutes each.

CFP: [Theatre] Early Modern Voyeurism

updated: 
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 3:54pm
full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Montuori
contact email: 

Panel Proposal: “Early Modern Voyeurism”
For presentation at GEMCS 2008, Philadelphia
"Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures"

Papers are invited for a panel on the representations of voyeurism in
text and image from 1450-1850. Submissions from all fields in the arts
and humanities are welcome. Please note that GEMCS panels take the form
of short (10-minute) papers, followed by an exchange of ideas among
panelists and audience.

Please send a 200-300-word abstract to Deborah Montuori by July 3, 2008,
at djmont_at_ship.

CFP: [Theatre] Panel on "Delectation" of Women's Bodies

updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2008 - 9:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
susan shifrin
contact email: 

Panel Proposal for GEMCS 2008, Philadelphia
"Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures"
Individual Abstract Deadline; June 30, 2008

Panel title: “Women A-part: The Delectation of Women's Bodies in Early Modern Texts and Images”

CFP: [Theatre] "After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory" Performance Paradigm 2009

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 6:36am
full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Wake
contact email: 

With apologies for cross-postings ...
 
Call for Papers
 
PERFORMANCE PARADIGM (# 5) 2009
 
After Effects: Performing the Ends of Memory
 
This issue of Performance Paradigm investigates the role of performance
in the lived experiences and discourses of trauma and memory. Alongside
trauma studies, Performance studies foregrounds models of witnessing,
embodiment and rehearsal to examine why and how trauma is represented and
what work these representations do in the world. For some, performance
provides a social space in which to act out as well as work through
personal trauma. For others, performance facilitates processes of

CFP: [Theatre] Biographical Spectacle: Theorizing Non-Literary Auto/Biography (NeMLA, 9/15, 2/26/09-3/1/09)

updated: 
Monday, June 16, 2008 - 3:07pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Adamson Livingston

Call for Papers

Biographical Spectacle: Theorizing Non-Literary Auto/Biography

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

As the influence of new media continues to expand, more and more people
obtain news and information through non-literary channels. This panel seeks
papers that explore non-literary types of auto/biography, including biopics
(film), biodramas (theatre), fan magazines, reality television, and
websites. How do these new sites of auto/biography function? How are they
distinct from or similar to traditional biography?

UPDATE: [Theatre] Popular Print Cultures

updated: 
Monday, June 2, 2008 - 2:06pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten MacLeod
contact email: 

CONTINUITIES AND INNOVATIONS:
POPULAR PRINT CULTURES â€" PAST AND PRESENT, LOCAL AND GLOBAL
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
27-30 August 2008

Having received additional funding we are able to expand the conference and
extend the deadline for submission of proposals to June 30th.

UPDATE: [Theatre] NEMLA 09 Boston: Money and Economic Exchange in American Theatre

updated: 
Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 7:47pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jon Dietrick
contact email: 

The theatrical performance is at once the most "real" of the arts and the most radically deceptive -
qualities that have made it a uniquely suited medium for exploring the subject of money, itself a
locus of anxieties concerning "hard" and "soft" value, presence and absence, the real and the
symbolic. The proposed panel welcomes papers that explore the subjects of money and economic
exchange in American theatre. Please send 250-500-word abstract (in body of e-mail) to Jon
Dietrick of Babson College at jdietrick_at_babson.edu by 9/15/08. NEMLA conference Boston 2/26-
3/1.

CFP: [Theatre] Money and Economic Exchange in American Theatre

updated: 
Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 7:43pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jon Dietrick
contact email: 

The theatrical performance is at once the most "real" of the arts and the most radically deceptive -
qualities that have made it a uniquely suited medium for exploring the subject of money, itself a
locus of anxieties concerning "hard" and "soft" value, presence and absence, the real and the
symbolic. The proposed panel welcomes papers that explore the subjects of money and/or
economic exchange in American theatre. Please send 250-500-word abstract (in body of e-mail)
to Jon Dietrick of Babson College at jdietrick_at_babson.edu

CFP: [Theatre] THEATRE / DRAMA (SAMLA)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 8:01pm
full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Cole
contact email: 

SAMLA (November 7-9, 2008)

DEADLINE EXTENDED: May 26, 2008

Modern Drama
The Play’s the Thing: Language Play & Performativity

This panel seeks papers which explore the dynamic relationship between
language play and performance. Presentations might focus on French-
language plays, poetic drama, the role of the avant-garde and language
experiments, or theories of performativity. Other topics also welcomed.

Please submit 300-word abstracts, a brief biography, and contact
information to Barbara Cole (bacole_at_buffalo.edu) by May 26, 2008.
Presenters must be members of SAMLA by the time of the convention.

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