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UPDATE: British Queer Theatres (3/15/07; collection)

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm

Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in Postwar Britain=20
Critics had been invited to write chapters for a critical study of=20
contemporary British post-war queer theatre. The focus is on bi, trans, gay=
, lesbian=20
identities as represented on the British stage. Keeping in mind that queer=20
identities are fluid and always in a state of flux, defying definitions and=
binary oppositions, articles were invited which examine these identities as=
represented in British drama since 1950.=20
A few of the topics which have been covered:=20
Lesbian theatre=20
Black lesbian theatre [Black in this anthology includes Asian]=20
Gay theatre=20

CFP: Harold Pinter (3/1/07; MLA '07)

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Hall, Ann C.

The Harold Pinter Society is seeking papers for its panel at the Modern
Language Association in 2007. The topic is an open one. Papers on any
aspect of Harold Pinter's diverse body of work, as well as his influence
and influences are welcome. Send a 100-word abstract with title,
preferred address, phone, and email to Ann C. Hall,, by 3/1/07.


Thank you.


Ann C. Hall

Ohio Dominican University

1216 Sunbury Rd.

Columbus, OH 43219


CFP: Critical Essays on African American Pulitzer Prize Winning Literature (4/30/07; collection)

Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:59pm
Yolanda W. Page

Papers are solicited for a collection of critical essays tentatively titled: Crowned with Laurel: Critical Essays on African American Pulitzer Prize Wining Literature . This collection of essays will examine eleven works by African Americans that have won the country's most prestigious award. Those works are:
  1950: Poetry—Annie Allen by Gwendolyn Brooks
  1970: Drama—No Place to Be Somebody by Charles Gordone
  1978: Fiction—Elbow Room by James Alan McPherson
  1982: Drama—A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller
  1983: Fiction—The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  1987: Fiction—Fences by August Wilson
  1987: Poetry—Thomas and Beulah by Rita Dove
  1988: Fiction—Beloved by Toni Morrison

CFP: Embodying Shakespeare (New Zealand) (9/1/07; 2/7/08-2/10/08)

Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:58pm
Brett D. Hirsch

        Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association Conference
        7-10 February 2008
        University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Confirmed Speakers:
        Bruce Smith, University of Southern California
        Gail Kern Paster, Folger Shakespeare Library
        Dympna Callaghan, Syracuse University


CFP: Drama Section (4/16/07; MMLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

Saturday, December 16, 2006 - 1:15am
Hall, Ann C.

The Drama section of the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) is
accepting papers on the following topic: =20

Displacing the Stage

This section welcomes essays on the Protean nature of theatre, the
definition of theatre, theatrical events outside of the traditional
theatre space, the use of history, current events, popular culture, and
technology in plays both now and in the past, theatre and political
activism, politics as theatre, theatre's future, and theatre's effects
on "the real" world. Send 50-word abstracts, contact information
(preferred email, address, and phone) to Ann C. Hall,
halla_at_ohiodominican by April 16, 2007. =20

CFP: Journeys Across Media 2007: 'See - Hear - Feel' (grad) (UK) (1/26/07; 4/20/07)

Saturday, December 16, 2006 - 1:15am

Plain text version below:




Journeys Across Media 2007


See - Hear - Feel:

Perception & Engagement in Visual Media & Performance


20 April 2007

Department of Film, Theatre & Television - University of Reading Supported
by the Standing Conference of University Drama Departments (SCUDD) and the
Graduate School in Arts and Humanities, University of Reading.




CFP: Bodies in Motion, Languages in Motion: An Interdisciplinary Forum (1/31/07; 3/30/07-3/31/07)

Saturday, December 16, 2006 - 1:15am
Sylvie Ndome Ngilla

CFP: Bodies in Motion, Languages in Motion: An Interdisciplinary Forum

Call For Papers
11th Annual Graduate Symposium in Romance Studies
Friday, March 30 & Saturday, March 31, 2007

Bodies in Motion, Languages in Motion:
An Interdisciplinary Forum

A graduate symposium co-sponsored by the Department of French & Italian and
the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of Minnesota-Twin

CFP: The Upstart Crow: Shakespeare and the American South (2/1/07; journal issue)

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 12:53am



The Upstart Crow is currently accepting submissions for a theme-based
issue on "Shakespeare and the American South." We are also interested in
receiving manuscripts that consider the reception, representation, or
adaptation of Shakespeare in any part of the United States from the
seventeenth century to the present.

Submissions that address any aspect of Shakespeare's work, and performance
reviews of Shakespeare theater productions and festivals, will also be

Deadline for priority reading of submissions: February 1, 2007.

CFP: Beyond the Page: Performing Italian Literature (grad) (1/27/07; 3/9/07)

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 12:52am
yvonne mattevi

  Beyond the Page: Performing Italian Literature.
  The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
  PhD Program in Comparative Literature
  Doctoral Specialization in Italian
  Friday, March 9, 2006
  "The image is re-presentation,
  Which is to say ultimately resurrection"
  Roland Barthes, Image - Music - Text.

UPDATE: Angry Young (Wo)Men: Theatrical Violence as Ethical Debate (1/10/07; SGES, 2/15/07-2/17/07)

Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm

Final Extension

    13th Annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium
  The Violent (Re)turn to Ethics?: Implications, Complications, and Situations
  February 15-17, 2007
  Arizona State University—Tempe Arizona
  "Angry Young (Wo)Men": Theatrical Violence as Ethical Debate

In late 1995, two significant events changed the theatrical landscape:
John Osborne (Look Back in
Anger) died, and Sarah Kane's play Blasted premiered at the Royal Court
Theatre in London. The timing
was somewhat serendipitous—as one of the original "Angry Young Men"
left this world, one of the "New
Brutalists" made her mark on it.

CFP: LGBT Theatre Debut Panel (2/15/07; ATHE, 7/26/06-7/29/07)

Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:25pm

CFP: LGBT Theatre Debut Panel / ATHE 2007 (2/15/07; 7/26/06-7/29/07)

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, 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 published articles
or presented at a national conference. The deadline for submissions is
February 15, 2007.

UPDATE: Film Exhibition and Theater Preservation (12/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/4/07-2/17/07)

Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 11:59pm


New Submission Deadlineâ€"December 15, 2006

The 28th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 14â€"17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Join a group that has gathered annually since 2000 to discuss research
accomplishments for the year and to participate in an area that always welcomes
newcomers with fresh ideas on exhibition history and the future of film
exhibition today, as well as the efforts of theatre preservationists who save
history for all us. The focus, then, is the history and future of film exhibition
as well as the good work of those who save movie theatres for all of us to