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CFP: Textualities of American Drama (ALA Boston, May 23-26)

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:51am
Michael D'Alessandro
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Textualities of American Drama: What are the textual forms of American drama? Dramatic works produced during the nineteenth century (an age largely dominated by spectacular melodrama) and the early twentieth century (an era that turned imperfectly to dramatic realism) are often studied according to their production histories rather than their circulation as printed play texts. But the publication of dramatic texts was a significant subplot of the expanding publishing industry throughout the United States. How did the making and consumption of plays in print shape the literary status of American drama?

Call for Articles

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:48am
Dr. Anne Greenfield / Valdosta State University / Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019

The editors of the journal Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research welcome essays for consideration. Please refer to RECTR’s website for full submission guidelines: General queries and article submissions may be sent to

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published under the auspices of the department of English at Valdosta State University. The journal features scholarship on late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century British and European drama and staging. Issues contain articles, theatre reviews, book reviews, and occasional interviews.

Sederi Yearbook

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:52am
Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

SEDERI Yearbook

Call for Papers


SEDERI Yearbook welcomes articles, notes and reviews for its next issue.

SEDERI, Yearbook of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies, is an annual publication devoted to current criticism and scholarship on English Renaissance Studies. It is peer-reviewed by external referees, following a double-blind policy.

Areas of interest

Early Modern English Literature

Early Modern English History and Culture

Early Modern English Language

Disseminating Shakespeare in the Nordic Countries, 1789-1914

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 8:53am
Nely Keinänen (University of Helsinki, Finland) and Per Sivefors (Linnaeus University, Sweden)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Extended Deadline: Anthology project, ‘Disseminating Shakespeare in the Nordic Countries, 1789 - 1916’

New England Theatre Journal - Call for Submissions

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:24am
New England Theatre Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre Conference) invites submissions for its year 2019 edition. A refereed publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre performance, design and technology.

New England Theatre Journal is indexed in the International Index of the Performing Arts and the MLA Bibliography. It can also be found via EBESCO and other sites.

Living Circles: Jewish Philosophy & Performance

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:15am
Laine Zisman Newman / Canadian Association for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Living Circles: Jewish Philosophy & Performance

Call for Roundtable Participants

Canadian Association for Theatre Research

June 3-6, 2019

Music &....Society

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:25am
Dr Robert Fisher / Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

4th Global Series Conference
Music &....Society
15th to 16th July 2019
Verona, Italy

“Music is the melody whose text is the world.” —Arthur Schopenhauer
“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” — Maya Angelou

Music is integral to our lives. It gives voice to the feelings and thoughts that cannot be spoken. It has been used on battlefields as well as battles for the heart. It can heal and comfort as well as engender anger and hatred. It has been blamed for mass shootings as well as credited for bringing huge crowds together. It can reinforce cultural mores or break the rules. It fosters connections with the sacred and the profane. It is all around us.

LAST REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 6:47am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

Staging Feminist Futures

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 10:16am
Frontiers, a Women Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 11, 2019

Special Volume of Frontiers, A Women Studies Journal 41.3 (Feb. 2021): “Staging Feminist Futures”

Special Volume Editor: Kimberly Jew, University of Utah 

Space, energy, temporal fluidity, moving bodies, present voices and affect, witnesses, narrative. The theatrical stage offers a moving, three-dimensional world in which to explore imagined embodiments and emotions, and to momentarily restructure the boundaries of identity, reality and nation. As Jill Dolan argues in her seminal book, Utopian Performance, live performance offers a special power to staged visions of utopian futures through the visceral, action-ready sentiment generated among audience members.