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CFP: [Theatre] Transgressing the Canon: Giving Literary Credence to the Pulp (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08)

Monday, October 1, 2007 - 5:22pm
full name / name of organization: 
Want Chyi
contact email: 

Stephen King is one author that has been accused of transgressing the
canon. Is this a fair accusation? What other authors have been said to
commit this violation, and to what end? What are the consequences to the
literary community when standardization is applied to art and
communication? What are the implications of graphic novels and other
genres entering into academic criticism? This panel seeks critical and
creative presentations that explore these questions.

CFP: [Theatre] Hermesâs Tongue: Validity & Challenges of Art as Messenger (Grad Panel, 10/15/07; 2/29/08-3/1/08)

Monday, October 1, 2007 - 5:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Want Chyi
contact email: 

What are the challenges of using art to translate a message? How does art
function as a language? What is lost or gained when it is transmitted to
the audience? How does visual/ performance art fit into academia? This
panel seeks critical and creative presentations, including visual and
performance art, which explores these questions.

Submit 350-word paper proposals by October 15 to the Southwest Graduate
English Symposium, held at Arizona State University, February 29-March 1,
2008. Please include your name, professional affiliation, home and office
numbers, mailing address, and email address. Also, please include any A/V
requirements with your submission.

CFP: [Theatre] LGBTQ Theatre / ATHE Conference in Denver

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 4:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jordan Schildcrout
contact email: 

CFP: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Theatre (ATHE)
(11/01/07; 7/31/08-8/3/08)

The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) will hold its annual
conference July 31 - August 3, 2008, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Denver,
Colorado. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Theatre Focus
Group invites proposals for the conference from scholars, graduate
students, artists, and practitioners.

CFP: [Theatre] CDE Conference May 08 Adaptations - Performing across Media and Genres

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 - 7:33pm
full name / name of organization: 
Eckart Voigts-Virchow

17th Annual CDE Conference 2008,
University of Siegen, Akademie Biggesee, Attendorn, Germany, May 01-04,
“Adaptations â€" Performing across Media and Genres”
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
announces its 17th Annual Conference (May 01 to 04, 2008). It will be
organized by the Chair of English Literature at the University of Siegen
and held between Siegen and Cologne at the Akademie Biggesee, Attendorn .
Call for Papers:
Translation, transformation, appropriation, assimilation, adaptation â€"
these processes of intertextual and intermedial contact have been part
and parcel of theatre and drama since their very beginnings. In various

CFP: [Theatre] MCLLM 2008

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 - 8:17pm
full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bowman and Christina Gilleran
contact email: 


The 16th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media
(MCLLM) will be held February 29 and March 1, 2008, at Northern Illinois
University in DeKalb, Illinois, to coincide with African American History
Month and Women's History Month.

Confirmed keynote speakers: David Bevington (of the University of
Chicago) on race and gender in Shakespeare, and Russ Castronovo (of the
University of Wisconsin at Madison) on American and African American
history including the military-industrial complex.

Proposals are solicited for fifteen- to twenty-minute papers from
scholars at all career stages, from beginning graduate students to
established and senior scholars.

UPDATE: [Theatre] Drama/Queer Studies: "What Hath ANGELS Wrought?" (9/22; NEMLA; 4/9-4/13/08

Sunday, September 9, 2007 - 12:16am
full name / name of organization: 
Donald P. Gagnon
contact email: 

An UPDATED call for submissions with an extended deadline for the upcoming
Northeast MLA Conference in Buffalo, NY. "What Hath ANGELS Wrought?":
Queer Drama Beyond the Millennium." This panel invites papers that will
examine the influence of Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA as theatrical
and cultural touchstone, as well as how it may hve significantly
reinscribed queer plays and playwrights with a new social and/or aesthetic
agenda. Papers need not focus primarily on Kushner's play but may use it
as a touchstone for a discusson of later works of queer theatre. Please
send abstracts of 250-500 words, in MSWord format, to Dr. Donald P. Gagnon

CFP: [Theatre] Visual & Performing Arts submissions for ICFA-29

Saturday, September 8, 2007 - 5:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Hall
contact email: 

The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Delightful Horror and the Sense of Wonder: Appreciating the Sublime in the
March 19-23, 2008
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel
Orlando, Florida

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS (live drama, music, dance, sculpture, body art,
and photography and digital imagery). Division Head: Stefan Hall, Bowling
Green State University, Dept. of Theatre and Film, 338 South Hall, Bowling
Green, OH, 43403-0180 (email:

UPDATE: [Theatre] Update - The MICHA Journal

Friday, September 7, 2007 - 4:47am
full name / name of organization: 
Suzanne Hunt Jenner
contact email: 

Correction - proposals and queries for the MICHA Journal should be directed to:

 From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
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Received on Fri Sep 07 2007 - 00:47:32 EDT

CFP: [Theatre] Sarah Kane - A Reassessment

Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 10:31am
full name / name of organization: 
Anna Harpin
contact email: 

We invite abstracts for short papers for a one-day conference on Sarah
Kane. The conference will be held at the University of Cambridge on 16th
February 2008. This event is jointly organised by the University of
Cambridge, Royal Holloway, and Anglia Ruskin University.