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CFP: [Theatre] ATHE Religion and Theatre Emerging Scholars Panel

Sunday, September 7, 2008 - 5:42pm
Claire M.C. Blackstock


Emerging Scholars Panel
Religion & Theatre Focus Group
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2009 Conference

New York, August 8-11, 2009
“Risking Innovation”

The theme for the 2009 conference is “Risking Innovation.” Historically, religion has been at the
forefront of political revolution, not to mention cultural change. How have theatre and
performance coincided with religiously motivated innovation? What are the religious or spiritual
components of theatrical, artistic, cultural, political, linguistic, or economical innovation, and
what are their performative counterparts?

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

Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 8:24pm
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?

CFP: [Theatre] Race, Ethnicity, Bisexuality

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 10:33pm
Jonathan Alexander

The Journal of Bisexuality invites submission that address the intersection
of race, ethnicity, and bisexuality. Specific topics and disciplinary
approaches are open. Contact the editor for additional information or to
propose an article.

CFP: [Theatre] Tennessee Williams Studies

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 7:51pm
Dr. Robert Bray

The Tennessee Williams Scholars Conference, held in conjunction with the
Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, will take place on
Friday, March 27, 2009. Presentations on any aspect of Williams’s work,
including film adaptations, are invited. Submissions should be sent to
Dr. Robert Bray, conference director, at the following email address: In addition, the Tennessee Williams Annual Review is
accepting submissions for the 2010 issue. Essays should run 15-25 pp and
should follow MLA guidelines. Please send submissions for both the
conference and the journal as Microsoft Word attachments to the above

CFP: [Theatre] Edited collection on early modern theater audiences

Monday, August 4, 2008 - 9:05pm
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] Expanding Literacy Studies International, Interdisciplinary Conference for Graduate Studies

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 - 4:45pm
Shawn Casey


Expanding Literacy Studies is an International, Interdisciplinary
Conference for Graduate Students to be held April 3-5, 2009, at The Ohio
State University.

Literacy Studies is a recent construct. At the same time, it addresses
long-standing questions and concerns within and across disciplines. But
what is literacy? Who is studying it? And how is it being studied?

UPDATE: [Theory] Crazy Women: Healing Post-Trauma

Sunday, July 27, 2008 - 12:48pm
Rachel Spear


Call for Papers:

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency â€" Boston, Massachusetts

Crazy Women: Healing Post-Trauma

It is only by putting it into words that I make it whole... - Virginia

CFP: [Theatre] Routledge ABES Contemporary Drama Section

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 8:44am
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]

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 11:44am
Ana-Karina Schneider


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)

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 7:38pm
Deborah Montuori

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

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 3:54pm
Deborah Montuori

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

Friday, June 20, 2008 - 9:23pm
susan shifrin

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”