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CFP: American Playwrights (5/15/07; 10/24/07-10/27/07)

Friday, April 13, 2007 - 9:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
Toten Beard, DeAnna

The academic symposium of the Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival
seeks papers on a range of topics for the October 24-27, 2007 event on
the campus of Baylor University.

The Festival features a lively mix of theatre productions, staged
readings, professional panels, guest artists, and scholarly papers.

Previous honorees were Horton Foote (2003) and Romulus Linney (2005).
The 2007 festival will celebrate Tina Howe, although the academic
symposium will include panels on other writers and on a variety of
issues related to theatre and drama in the United States.
Possible paper panels for the 2007 festival:

CFP: Liberty and Liberties in the Works of Aphra Behn (Norway) (4/30/07; 6/22/07-6/24/07)

Friday, April 13, 2007 - 8:49pm
full name / name of organization: 
Univ. Prof. Dr. Margarete Rubik

"Liberty and Liberties in the Works of Aphra Behn" (conference in
Kristiansand, Norway)
deadline: 04/30/2007, 06/22/1007 - 06/24/2007

Thank you!
Margarete Rubik
Univ. Prof. Dr. Margarete Rubik
Institut f=FCr Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Universit=E4t Wien
Univ. Campus Hof 8
Spitalgasse 2-4
1090 Wien

CFP: Gender Spies/Gender Traitors in Modern Drama (4/30/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

Friday, April 13, 2007 - 8:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
Linda Rohrer Paige

The Modern Drama division of SAMLA invites papers or proposals
on*Gender Spies/Gender Traitors in Modern Drama* for the
annualconvention of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association,
November 9-11, 2007 in Atlanta, GA, Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown.
When Martha Dobie, accused of lesbianism (of being "unnatural"),
inLillian Hellman*s The Children*s Hour loses her trial,
audiences*perhaps,for the first time--recognize the extent of the
tension between the schoolteacher and her aunt, Lily Mortar, who prefers
traipsing after Sir Henry and his acting troupe rather than remaining in
town to testify on her niece's behalf. One might argue that Mrs.

CFP: Literacy and Performance (7/30/07; EAPSU, 10/26/07-10/28/07)

Friday, April 6, 2007 - 9:21pm
full name / name of organization: 
Cheryl A Wilson
contact email: 

EAPSU 2007
Call for Papers

Literacy & Performance

The 2007 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State
Universities) Conference will be held at Indiana University of
Pennsylvania (IUP) October 26-28, 2007.

We invite abstracts for papers or panels from all disciplines of
English study—-literature, composition, TESOL, education, and creative
writing—-that interrogate issues of literacy and performance. Possible
topics may include (but are not limited to):

CFP: Black Theatre Association 7th Annual Debut Panel (4/2/07; 7/26/07-7/29/07)

Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 7:48pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Shandell

The Black Theatre Association (BTA), a focus group of the Association
for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), seeks essay submissions for
its 7th 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 the

CFP: Atlantikos: A Journal of Transatlantic Scholarship (grad) (5/10/07; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 7:47pm
full name / name of organization: 
Michelle K Parke
contact email: 

Atlantikos seeks short position papers for a special edition that will
examine the benefits and impact of transatlantic scholarship on current
trends/theories in literary and cultural studies. The essays should be
approximately 2,000 â€" 3,000 words in length and address one of the
following questions:

UPDATE: Journal of Interactive Drama Fast-Track Submissions (ASAP; journal issue)

Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:50pm
full name / name of organization: 
Brian David Phillips
contact email: 

JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE DRAMA Immediate Need for Fast-Track Submissions

The current April issue of the JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE DRAMA has space for up to two immediate submissions. See for more information about the journal. The journal considers new submissions at any time but we have an immediate need for pieces for the current issue. Submissions within the next week will be fast-tracked for immediate editorial vetting.



CFP: Renaissance Drama in Performance (4/16/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
Nunn,Hillary M
contact email: 

This panel for the Midwest Modern Language Association conference seeks
papers on English literature and its intersections with science and
medicine prior to 1800 for the annual meeting to be held in Cleveland,
Ohio (November 8, 2007 -November 11, 2007). "Renaissance Drama in
Performance: Early Modern Realities, Modern Productions" invites papers
that explore modern stage and film enactments of early modern dramatic
texts, both Shakespearean and non-Shakespearean. How do these
productions broaden and/or limit our understandings of playtexts and
their meanings? How do today's performances influence our perceptions of
the realities governing the contexts in which early modern plays were

CFP: Shakespeare's Late Tragedies and Romances, Special Session (4/13/07; SAMLA; 11/9/07-11/11/07)

Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
Keith Botelho
contact email: 

Session on Shakespeare's Late Tragedies and RomancesSouth Atlantic
Modern Language AssociationRenaissance Atlanta Hotel DowntownAtlanta, GA
9-11 November 2007 250-word abstracts are invited on topics related to
Shakespeare's late tragedies and romances. Possible topics include
physical and verbal violence, gender, wonder and awe, fools and cheats,
and enclosed spaces and private worlds. Deadline for abstracts: Friday,
April 13, 2007. Please send abstracts via email to Dr. Keith Keith M. Botelho, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of
    Early British Drama
Department of English

CFP: Performance and Spirituality (5/15/07; journal issue)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 2:53am
full name / name of organization:
contact email: 

Performance and Spirituality:

The Journal of the Institute for the Study of Performance and Spirituality

CFP: "Delineating the Field": Submission Deadline, May 15, 2007.

(The Institute for the Study of Performance and Spirituality is an emerging
research center that operates in association with the Martin E. Segal Theatre
Center of The Graduate Center, of the City University of New York.)