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CFP: [Theatre] Writing into the Profession: Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar (Grad)

updated: 
Thursday, March 13, 2008 - 7:43pm
Kimberly Reigle

Since our first two conferences met with such success, The University of
North Carolina -Greensboro’s English Graduate Student Association again
asks, “What you working on?” for its third interdisciplinary conference in
English studies. We are each “Writing into the Profession” as we employ
the theories and practices of effective English scholarship. This is not
your usual CFPâ€"we’re not asking you to bend your interests to suit a
specific theme. Instead, we want you to use our conference as an
opportunity to explore and enact just what it means to be part of the
English profession. Bring whatever you are currently working on and engage

CFP: [Theatre] Hauntings: Spectres, Spectrality and Spectatorship

updated: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 - 2:43am
Deirdre Linkiewicz

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture
affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate scholars
to contribute articles, ficto-criticism, reviews, and opinions for a
special issue produced in conjunction with the convenors of UNSW’s School
of English, Media and Performing Arts Symposium. Revised papers from the
Symposium as well as new submissions are encouraged. Possible themes
include but are not limited to:

CFP: [Theory] The Frankfurt School and Anglo-American Modernism

updated: 
Saturday, March 8, 2008 - 8:29pm
Charles Sumner

CFP: MSA X Panel: The Frankfurt School and Anglo-American Modernism

Over the past decade, the Frankfurt School has enjoyed resurgent interest
in the fields of literary and political criticism, and this resurgence
coincides with renewed interest in aesthetic discourses across the
humanities generally. This panel will focus on the need for turning to
the Frankfurt School particularly in order to re-read Anglo-American
modernist literature. Questions to consider are:

Why is this turn needed now?

CFP: [Theatre] Mythogeography, Writing, & Site Specific Performance

updated: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2008 - 5:49pm
Roberta Mock

The Hidden City: Mythogeography, Writing, & Site-Specific Performance
 
Saturday, 4 October 2008

at the University of Plymouth (U.K.)

This one-day symposium will interrogate the varieties of, and
possibilities for, writing in a site-specific performance practice that
addresses the multiple narratives and trajectories of the city.

CFP: [Theatre] CFP

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 6:19pm
Kara Reilly

APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING

CFP: Performing Science:
Drama, History, Literature

Friday, 4 July 2008
Department of Drama and Theatre Artsâ€"University of Birmingham
Supported in part by University of Birmingham Dean’s Strategic Initiative
Funding

Increasing intersections between natural philosophy, the history of
science, and spectacle demonstrate that theatre history is intellectual
history.
Individual worldviews are shaped by natural philosophy and science, and
it is impossible to underestimate the degree to which a person’s
worldview shapes their creative output.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 11:59pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the
Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th,
2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may
include:

CFP: [Theatre] Performing Islam/Muslim Realities

updated: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 - 10:33pm
Carolyn D. Roark

Ecumenica (Formerly Baylor Journal of Theatre and Performance)

Volume 5.2, Fall 2008

Performing Islam/Muslim Realities

Baylor Journal of Theatre and Performance seeks submissions for a special
issue titled Performing Islam/Muslim Realities. Conceived as a
collaborative project between the journal and the Arabic Theatre Working
Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research, the issue is
guest edited by Hazem Azmy (University of Warwick, UK) and Marvin Carlson
(Graduate Center of CUNY, US).

CFP: [Theatre] 'Cultures of Translation: Adaptation in Film and Performance'

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 6:48pm
Marta Minier

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Cultures of Translation:
Adaptation in Film and Performance

An interdisciplinary and international conference

University of Glamorgan, Cardiff
  26-28 June 2008

Contributions are invited to an international conference which focuses on
various aspects of adaptation into film, performance, television, radio
and other media.

CFP: [Theatre] Theatre and Popular Culture - MAP/ACA Conference, Niagara Falls

updated: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 7:46am
Jason D. Scott

MID-ATLANTIC POPULAR / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION (MAP/ACA)
NOVEMBER 2008 CONFERENCE
NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO

CALL FOR PAPERS
THEATRE and POPULAR CULTURE

The study of theatre often reveals unexpected insights into a culture’s
historical and ideological conditions. Papers for this conference will
address how the institutions and practices of the living drama define
concepts of taste, suggest causes and solutions for social conflict, and
reflect the importance of race, gender, and religion in relation to
national or regional identity.

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