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CFP: [Theatre] Shaw and His Contemporaries

updated: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 1:22am
full name / name of organization: 
Charles Joseph Del Dotto
contact email: 

Shaw and His Contemporaries
Special Session for 2008 MLA

"The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who
writes about all people and all time."
--The Sanity of Art (1895)

UPDATE: [Theatre] Transverse: Graduate Journal (1/30/08)

updated: 
Monday, January 14, 2008 - 3:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Andres Perez Simon
contact email: 

Transverse, the graduate literary journal of the Centre for Comparative
Literature at the University of Toronto, invites submissions of essays and
literary reviews for the next issue (Modern/Post-Modern Drama), to be
published in Spring 2008.

Transverse is a paper-based journal with a pdf version available on-line
at www.chass.utoronto.ca/complit/journal.htm

CFP: [Theatre] Black Theatre Association - Debut Panel

updated: 
Friday, January 11, 2008 - 1:16am
full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Shandell
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS â€" ATHE 2008
8th ANNUAL BTA DEBUT PANEL
The Black Theatre Association (BTA), a focus group of the Association for
Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), seeks essay submissions for its 8th
Annual Debut Panel. We encourage all graduate students and non-tenured
faculty working on African American theatre and performance studies who
have never presented at ATHE or a national conference to apply. Papers may
consider any aspect of African American dramatic criticism, theatre
history, plays, playwrights, performers, directors, designers, etc. The
highest quality papers will be selected by our distinguished panel of
theatre scholar judges: Harry J. Elam, Jr., Olive H. Palmer Professor in

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

updated: 
Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 4:15pm
full name / name of organization: 
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] LGBTQ Theatre / Debut Panel ATHE

updated: 
Monday, January 7, 2008 - 9:16pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jordan Schildcrout
contact email: 

Call For Papers: Debut Panel
LGBT Theatre / ATHE

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Theatre Focus Group of the
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for
its Debut Panel from scholars who have not yet presented at a national
conference. The deadline for submissions is February 25, 2008.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

updated: 
Monday, January 7, 2008 - 3:52pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Edney
contact email: 

The Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in
Higher Education (ATHE) announces its updated call for papers for
the "Music Theatre/Dance Emerging Scholarship Panel", now known as
the "Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in Music
Theatre/Dance" for the 2008 ATHE conference in Denver, CO (July 31 -
August 3, 2008). Dr. Bob Schanke, distinguished scholar and author of
numerous books including *Staging Desire: Queer Readings of American
Theater History*, will serve as the respondent for this panel.

CFP: [Theatre]

updated: 
Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 9:39pm
full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH â€" extended deadline 22/01/08
A workshop exploring how life is managed, commodified and objectified
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Munk Centre at the University of Toronto.

CFP: [Theatre] Tennessee Williams Scholars' Conference and Annual Review

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2007 - 5:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
Robert Bray
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Tennessee Williams Scholars' Conference 2008
Presented in conjunction with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary
Festival

The Historic New Orleans Collection
Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA

Friday, March 28, 2008

UPDATE: [Theatre] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hurwitz
contact email: 

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

CFP: [Theatre] Renaissance Drama in the Archives

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 5:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
J. Caitlin Finlayson
contact email: 

CFP: Renaissance Drama in the Archives

South Central MLA,
San Antonio, Texas, November 6-8, 2008.

The panel invites papers that address the relationship between public or
historical records and the performance, production, suppression, or
regulation of theatre in the Renaissance. Papers on specific archival
collections and their application to research on Renaissance theatre are
also welcome.
 
Please submit abstracts or completed papers by February 13, 2008 to:

J. Caitlin Finlayson
Literature, Philosophy and the Arts
3011 CB
University of Michigan-Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-2406
cfinlay_at_umd.umich.edu

CFP: [Theatre] Masks: the online journal of law and theatre

updated: 
Monday, December 10, 2007 - 10:17pm
full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Sutherland
contact email: 

Masks: the online journal of law and theatre is a new multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed online
journal based at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law. The journal’s focus is on the
intersections of law and theatre. Diverse scholarship exists on some of these intersections,
including: courtroom as theatre; historical connections between theatre and the Inns of Court;
lawyer playwrights; images of lawyers in popular culture; law in literature studies of plays; and
legislative theatre. Masks seeks to bring together continuing scholarship in these areas and to
provide a forum for discussions of new areas of research.

CFP: [Theatre] Masks: Law and Theatre conference

updated: 
Monday, December 10, 2007 - 10:16pm
full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Sutherland
contact email: 

Masks: the online journal of law and theatre will be launched at a Law and Theatre conference in
Vancouver, June 17-19, 2008. The conference will focus on the intersections of law and theatre
and seeks to explore a wide range of possibilities.

The Masks Conference will be divided into three thematic days:

Day 1 â€" Academic Day: Scholars will present their academic papers, which we encourage be
submitted to the Masks journal as well.

Day 2 â€" Workshop Day: This day will focus on active workshop sessions exploring all aspects of
the intersection of law and theatre.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Studies in English (Izmir/Turkey) (01/04/07; 04/16/08 â 04/18/08)

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 10:04am
full name / name of organization: 
Rezzan Kocaoner Silku
contact email: 

Call for Papers

Studies in English
Third International IDEA Conference
Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
16-18 April 2008

Call for Papers Deadline has been extended to: 4 January 2008

The Third International IDEA Conference will be held at Ege
University, Izmir, Turkey on 16-18 April 2008. The Conference
will be jointly hosted by Ege University, Department of English
Language and Literature, and English Language and Literature
Research Association of Turkey (IDEA). The Conference will cover
the following four main areas of studies in English:

Literature
Language and Linguistics
Translation Studies
Cultural Studies

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