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CFP: Stagecraft and Witchcraft (2/1/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
full name / name of organization: 
Amy Wygant


Forthcoming Special Issue on Stagecraft and Witchcraft

Call for articles

Contributions are sought from scholars working in French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian and English Studies for a Special Issue on the historical and literary intersections of stagecraft and witchcraft.

CFP: Regional Theatre Since 1980 (UK) (1/31/06; 9/6/06-9/8/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
full name / name of organization: 
Mountford, Abigail
contact email: 

Call for Papers

The Glory of the Garden
Regional Theatre Since 1980

6th-8th September 2006
Liverpool John Moores University

In 1984, George Rowell and Anthony Jackson published their history of what we then more commonly referred to as 'repertory' theatre concluding:

CFP: Modern Drama - The Pulitzer Prize (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
full name / name of organization: 
McDonald, Rob
contact email: 

Modern Drama section

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)

November 10-12, 2006

Charlotte, NC


The Drama of the Pulitzer: Winners and Losers


This session will explore aspects of the competition for the Pulitzer
Prize in Drama: What does it mean for a play to win the prize? What do
the nominations (and the controversies they sometimes generate) suggest
about the nature of the American theater? We encourage a full range of
approaches to and perspectives on the topic.


By March 1, 2006, send 500-word abstracts or full papers to:


Rob McDonald

Department of English and Fine Arts

Virginia Military Institute

CFP: Literacy of the Body: Theatre Performance (1/1/06; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jeannie Musick
contact email: 

CALL FOR PERFORMANCE: Literacy of the Body

The Louisiana State University Graduate Theatre Organization in conjunction with
The Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
16th Annual Mardi Gras Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 10-11

Text and the Provisionality of Meaning: Theory into Action
Keynote Speaker: Terry Eagleton, Professor of Cultural Theory and the John
Rylands Fellow, The University of Manchester, England.

Theatre Performance: Literacy of the Body

CFP: Thornton Wilder as American Writer (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
full name / name of organization: 
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The American Literature Association 17th Annual Conference
May 25-28, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Embarcadero Center
Sponsored by The Thornton Wilder Society

Possible Approaches:

Wilder and his works as products of American culture:

early life in Madison, WI; Berkeley, CA; Oberlin College; Yale.
teaching career at Lawrenceville School, NJ; University of Chicago; Harvard.
novels, plays, screenplays, essays, letters.

Analysis of novels and plays as they depict American characters in
American settings acting in American ways in accordance with American

UPDATE: Susan Glaspell and Performance (12/1/05; 4/28/06-4/29/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 10:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Jayne
contact email: 

  Keynote speaker will be Linda Ben-Zvi, a Glaspell biographer, of the University of Tel Aviv.
  Call for Papers
Susan Glaspell and Performance
April 28 & 29, 2006
Northland Pioneer College
Snowflake, Arizona 85937
In conjunction with the world premier production of Intimations From the Brook, a fulllength play adapted from Susan Glaspell's novel Brook Evans, Northland Pioneer
College will host Susan Glaspell and Performance, a conference to discuss
Glaspell's work in and for the theatre, as well as her artistry, broadly conceived. The

CFP: Word and Image: Visual Dialogues (grad) (12/30/05; 2/16/06-2/17/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 10:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Mary Beth Wetli
contact email: 


Call for Papers

6th Annual Graduate Humanities Forum Conference
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

February 16-17, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Michael Fried, Professor/Director of the Humanities Center and
Professor, History of Art, Johns Hopkins University

UPDATE: Shakespeare Adaptations: Additions and Omissions (12/1/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kelli Marshall
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2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
27th Annual Conference: Albuquerque, NM

February 8-11, 2006

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: The deadline is extended until December 1, 2005.

Proposals are being accepted for a panel entitled "Shakespeare Adaptations:
Additions and Omissions" in the Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of
the conference.

CFP: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage (UK) (12/10/05; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
full name / name of organization:
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Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
University of York, England

Call for Papers: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage

Date: 26-27 May 2006
Location: University of York, England

This interdisciplinary conference will focus particularly on The Taming
of A Shrew; Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew; Fletcher, The Woman's
Prize; John Lacy, Sauny the Scott.
Speakers will include: Anna Bayman & George Southcombe (Oxford),
Michael Cordner (York), Holly Crocker (South Carolina), Laura Gowing
(King's London), Barbara Hodgdon (Michigan), Leah Marcus (Vanderbilt),
David Wootton (York).

CFP: Breaking It Down: Dance Under Construction (1/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dance Under Construction .

Call For Papers and Performances
Dance Under Construction VIII
UC Riverside April 7-8, 2006
Hosted by Department of Dance, UCR

Dance Under Construction is an interdisciplinary forum
for presenting graduate student work on dance, the
body and performance. It originated as an initiative
of the graduate students of UCLA Department of World
Arts and Cultures and has been hosted by various UC
campuses. This year Dance Under Constructions returns
to UC Riverside.

CFP: The Arthur Miller Journal (ongoing; new journal)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:29pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ian Maloney

St. Francis College is pleased to announce the publication of The Arthur
Miller Journal. Inaugural Issue, Spring 2006.


The Arthur Miller Journal will provide a lasting legacy to Miller's
significant contribution to American drama. The journal will be
published twice yearly under the auspices of the English Department of
St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, in cooperation with the Arthur
Miller Society. We welcome essays on any aspect of Miller's life, work,
and career. Of particular interest for the first edition are essays that
evaluate the scope of Miller's eight decades of writing and his
connection to other playwrights. We also invite book, production, and
performance reviews.

CFP: Christopher Marlowe (3/1/06; MLA '06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:37pm
full name / name of organization: 
Brandt, Bruce
contact email: 

The Marlowe Society of America solicits papers on any aspect of
Christopher Marlowe's plays or poetry (including performance-based
criticism) for an open-topic session to be held at the MLA Convention
(scheduled for New Orleans) in Dec. 2006. 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, 2006.