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CFP: Contemporary Issues in Theatre Historiography (UK) (4/30/07; 7/6/07-7/7/07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 2:49am
Yeandle, Peter

Call for Papers
Ruskinian Theatre
Contemporary Issues in Theatre Historiography
University of Birmingham (UK), 6-7 July, 2007
Proposals are invited for papers and respondents for a two day
colloquium sponsored by the History Department at Lancaster University
(UK), the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts, University of Birmingham
(UK), and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK).
This colloquium is part of the AHRC funded project: Ruskinian Theatre:
the Aesthetics of the Nineteenth-Century London Popular Stage,
1870-1900, which seeks to investigate the interrelationships and
influences of John Ruskin's aesthetic and social theories on the popular

UPDATE: Christopher Marlowe (3/1/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Brandt, Bruce

The Marlowe Society of America still has openings for quality papers on
any aspect of Christopher Marlowe's plays, poetry, or biography
(including performance-based criticism and theater history, ) for an
open-topic session to be held at the MLA Convention in Chicago on
Dec.27-30, 2007. Send detailed abstracts or papers of 15-minute reading
length by e-mail, e-mail attachment, or hard copy to Bruce Brandt,
( <> )
President, Marlowe Society of America, English Dept., Box 504, South
Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007. Deadline: March 1, 2007.

CFP: Shakespeare (5/1/07; PCAS/ACAS, 9/27/07-9/29/07)

Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:57pm
Miller, Emily

CFP: Shakespeare


Popular Culture/American Culture Association in the South Conference

                        Jacksonville, Florida
September 27-29, 2007

            Deadline: May 1, 2007


Proposals are invited for papers on teaching Shakespeare to today's
undergraduates, on Shakespeare and film, on theatrical productions, and
on other topics relevant to Shakespeare in popular and/or American
culture. Send abstracts (100-150 words) by May 1, 2007, to Prof. Emily
Miller, Department of English and Fine Arts, Virginia Military
Institute, Lexington, Virginia 24450 or e-mail them to
Maximum reading time for papers: twenty minutes.

CFP: Reading: Images, Texts, Artefacts (grad) (UK) (3/16/07; 6/28/07-6/29/07)

Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:56pm
Reading Conference

Call for Papers

Reading: Images, Texts, Artefacts - Call for Papers
Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference
Graduate School of Humanities, Cardiff University 28 - 29 June 2007

This international conference is being organised by doctoral students for doctoral students and will consider how concepts of reading impact on different areas of research.

"Reading" is intended to be interpreted in a wide sense, to include the reading of, for example images, buildings, inscriptions, theatre, music or dance performances and other creative productions, as well as books and manuscripts.

CFP: Shakespeare and Related Topics (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
Hilda Ma

CFP: Shakespeare and Related Topics (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Shakespeare and Related Topics
November 2-3, 2007
Western Washington University
Bellingham, Washington

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2007

Paper proposals sought for a panel on "Shakespeare and Related Topics."
Proposals are encouraged on any topic in Shakespeare studies; possible
topics include:

CFP: Queer Space and Time (3/1/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm

CFP: Queer Space and Time, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
(SCMLA, 11/01/07-11/01/07 Memphis)
  Gay and Lesbian Caucus Panel
  South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
  November 1-3, 2007 in Memphis, TN
Papers are now accepted for Gay and Lesbian Caucus
panel at SCMLA in Memphis, Novemeber 1-3 2007. All
proposals will be considered. Papers addressing the
issues of "queer space" and/or "queer time" as
expressed through literature, poetry, drama, film or
theory are especially encouraged.
Please submit a brief abstract (no more than 300
words) that includes a title. With your abstract,
please provide your name, institution (if relevant),

CFP: Journal of Drama Studies (5/30/07; journal issue)

Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
Bhim Dahiya

Articles are invited on Anglo-American and European drama for Journal of Drama Studies: An International Journal of Research on World Drama in English(including Translation)

10-15 page essay may be sent on email.Follow MLA format.Font size 12 and Times New Roman and MS word or RTF. Last date of submission is 30 May 2007 for July issue.

Inaugural issue launched by Prof Lisa Hopkins of Shaffield Hallem Univ,UK on 15 Januaury 2007.

Sarup Singh Professor of English
Kurukshetra University, Haryana,India-136119

CFP: American Drama Conference (6/15/07; 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:56pm
Ian Maloney

American Drama Conference

St. Francis College

Brooklyn Heights, New York

October 4-6, 2007


The conference invites papers on any aspects of American drama,
playwrights, and theater. Of particular interest are discussions
connecting playwrights to each other and to social, political,
historical, and aesthetic issues. We also welcome papers on stagecraft,
performance, and production history. Papers should not exceed 10 pages
for twenty minute presentation.=20


Possible panels may focus on:


Edward Albee

Susan Glaspell

Lorraine Hansberry

Lillian Hellman

Beth Henley

Tony Kushner

David Mamet

Arthur Miller

CFP: Modern Drama (3/16/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:30pm
Doug Norman

The South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Convention
November 1-3, 2007
Memphis, Tennessee

The Modern Drama panel invites papers on any aspect of Modern Drama
broadly defined. Comparative approaches and papers that address the
conference theme of "Currents" are welcomed. Email abstracts (500
words) or papers to Doug Norman ( by March 16,

For additional convention information, please visit:

CFP: Shakespeare and Disability Studies (4/15/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:59pm
Wood David H

CFP: Shakespeare and Disability Studies (4.15.2007; M/MLA 11.8-11.2007)
The permanent session on Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism at the M/MLA, which for 2007 will meet in Cleveland, OH, welcomes papers on the topic of "Shakespeare and Disablity Studies." This panel invites papers that explore the intersections between Shakespeare Studies and Disability Studies. The goals of the panel are not only to broaden our understanding of Shakespeare's various representations of disability, but also to investigate the ways that Disability Studies can inform Shakespeare Studies more generally. Please send 250 word abstracts via e-mail or attachment by April 15, 2007, to Professor David Wood, Univ. of Wisconsin-La Crosse,