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CFP: Debating the Difference: Gender & Word and Image (UK) (6/22/07; 9/5/07-9/6/07)

Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 9:01pm
Christopher Murray

Debating the Difference: Gender, Representation and Self-Representation

Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th September 2007, University of Dundee, Scotland

An interdisciplinary event hosted by the Scottish Word and Image Group (SWIG) and the Women, Culture and Society Programme (WCS)

The overall aim of this conference will be to generate a nuanced and critical dialogue for assessing constructions of gender in text and image via a multi-disciplinary approach relating literary and visual media, as well as theory and practice. In addition, an exhibition will accompany the conference. It is our intention that selected papers will be published in a themed collection.

CFP: Theatre reviews for Shakespeare Bulletin (ongoing; journal)

Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 8:04pm

SHAKESPEARE BULLETIN, a quarterly performance-studies journal
published by the Johns Hopkins University Press is now accepting
proposals for and submissions of theatre reviews for the 2008 volume.
The format of the Theatre Reviews section, nd the submissions policy
for theatre reviews will be changing significantly in 2008. The
changes are outlined below. Please direct all questions to the Theatre
Review Editor, Jeremy Lopez, at

CFP: Humor, Joy, and Performance (9/10/07; MCEA, 10/12/07)

Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:28pm

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference on Fri. October 12, 2007
Theme: Humor, Joy, and Performance

Location: Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, Michigan =20

Speaker: Joseph Csicsila of Eastern Michigan University=20
=E2=80=9CMark Twain and the Problem of Humor=E2=80=9D

CFP: Black Middle-Class Performances (6/15/07; collection)

Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:28pm
Tsemo, Bridget H

Call for Contributors
>From Bourgeois to Boojie: Black Middle-Class Performances
We seek engaging papers/writings for an edited book collection. The essays are being compiled in recognition of the golden anniversary of E. Franklin Frazier's controversial monograph __Black Bourgeoisie__ (1957), and must discuss both class and blackness as expressed in film, literature, media, music, autobiography/biography, theatre, or the performance of everyday life. The publisher for the collection will be announced at a later date.

CFP: Practical Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare through Performance (6/4/07; BSA, 8/31/07-9/2/07)

Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:57pm
Fogerty, Hillary

The 3rd British Shakespeare Association Conference

Bringing together academics, students, theatre practitioners, teachers
and enthusiasts.

Interpreting Shakespeare: the director, the actor, the editor, the
teacher, the critic

The CAPITAL Centre, University of Warwick 31 August - 2 September 2007

CFP: Practical Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare through Performance

Those interested in contributing should send abstracts of 150-200 words
to the seminar leader for consideration by 4 June 2007. The deadline for
completion and pre-circulation of accepted papers will be 30 July. All
delegates are invited to register for any seminar, and auditors will be
welcome at all seminars.

CFP: Theatre and Film/Cinema and Performance (5/31/07; ASTR, 11/15/07-11/18/07)

Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:57pm

ASTR (American Society for Theatre Research)
Hyatt Regency/Phoenix/November 15-18, 2007
Theatre and Film/Cinema and Performance Reading Group

        Shannon Blake Skelton, The University of Wisconsin-Madison (

             Knopf, Robert, ed. Theater and Film: A Comparative Anthology. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

UPDATE: American Playwrights (5/25/07; 10/24/07-10/27/07)

Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 7:25pm
Toten Beard, DeAnna


The Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival
Hosted by Baylor University * October 24-27, 2007

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

CFP: Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference (8/15/07; 10/11/07-10/13/07)

Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 6:55pm
Nunn,Hillary M

Call for Papers: The Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference 2007
Topic: Appropriating Shakespeare
Date: October 11-13, 2007
Location: The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio

The Ohio Shakespeare Conference has changed its name with the addition
of West Virginia's Marshall University to its consortium.

CFP: Articulations/Performance/Scholarship (5/30/07; 10/12/07-10/13/07)

Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 6:54pm
W. Daddario

Articulations 2007, taking place on October 12 and 13, will experiment with
the act of entrance and attempt to investigate the resulting violence of
intervention. We will grapple with, face, grasp at, take on, and struggle
through the act of entrance at multiple sites scattered throughout the Twin
Cities. Please send a short C.V. (no more than two pages) and a 250-word
statement in which you describe your research interests and how you believe
they correspond to the goals of this conference, as well as any disability
accommodations, to George McConnell at by May
30, 2007. **WEBSITE:

CFP: Queer Stages: Theater, Performativity, and Sexuality (5/15/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 6:54pm
Banks, Will

Call for Papers
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
Renaissance Hotel Downtown
Atlanta, GA
November 9 - 11, 2007

Session: "Queer Stages: Theater, Performativity, and Sexuality"

One-page abstracts are being sought for papers that explore and critique
the various roles that sexualities play (and have played) in American
and international drama. Of particular interest will be papers which
offer unique queer readings of canonical plays, as well as those that
introduce conference participants to lesser-known texts.

CFP: Emerging Scholars - Mid America Theatre Conference (10/15/07; 3/08)

Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 10:06pm

Call for Papers:


Emerging Scholars Symposium

2008 Mid-America Theatre Conference

Kansas City, MO

March 2008


Two Emerging Scholar Debut Panels: One Graduate and One Undergraduate


Undergraduate and Graduate students who have not yet presented at a major theatre conference are invited to submit papers for the 2008 Emerging Scholars Symposium, two debut panels of the Mid-America Theatre Conference. Papers for the two panels are welcome on any topic in theatre history, theory, or dramatic literature. Such papers might include discussions of...


· new models of collaboration in practice

· emerging and non-canonical playwrights