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Theatre Annual Call for Articles

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 1:55pm
American Theatre & Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Theatre Annual is the oldest theatre periodical continuously published in the United States. It is dedicated to examining theatre and performance of the Americas. We construe “America” broadly to include North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean Islands. Articles may treat work in these geographic areas or work from these areas that is presented elsewhere in the world. We welcome articles on the history and ethnography of performance, drawing from such areas as theatre studies, performance studies, popular culture, music, anthropology, dance, communication, philosophy, folklore, history, and areas of interest that cross disciplinary lines.


PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research, volume 3, issue 2. Pedagogies of/and Performance-as-Research

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 1:55pm
PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

Call for Proposals: PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research, volume 3, issue 2. 

Pedagogies of/and Performance-as-Research

Special themed issue with guest editor Emily Rollie

In its initial issues, PARtake has explored key topics related to the dynamic field of Performance-as-Research, including the modes of performing research, the ethics of participating in research, activism in PAR, and the rich intersections of embodiment and somatic intelligence in PAR. This issue continues in that trend, specifically examining the relationship between PAR and pedagogy – the ways pedagogy intersects with, is influenced by, and is utilized in PAR

Shakespeare and the Globe

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 1:12pm
Vimala Pasupathi / Hofstra University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020


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present a symposium

Shakespeare and theGlobe

Thursday and Friday, October 29 and 30, 2020

ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group: The Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:37pm
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) announces its call for papers for the Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance at the 2020 ATHE conference in Detroit, Michigan from July 29-August 2, 2020. Accepted papers will be published in Studies in Musical Theatre, and panelists will receive a complimentary copy of Bruce Kirle’s Unfinished Show Business: Broadway Musicals as Works-in-Process

English Dialects from Page to Stage

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:42am
Dr Claire Hélie, université de Lille
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

the next ESSE congress will take place in Lyon, France from August 31 to September 4. Natalie Braber (Nottingham University) and I would be delighted to read your abstracts (200-250 words), which are due on January 15. Participants will be given notice of acceptance after March 15 for 15 minute-long papers followed by a short Q&A.  S59: English Dialects from Page to Stage This seminar examines the construction of diatopic variation on the page and on the stage. The participants are invited to present their work on English dialects in poetry and drama with a special emphasis on rather contemporary productions (from the 1950s to today).

Instructive, Astonishing, and Laughable: P.T. Barnum’s American Museum, 1841-1865

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:39am
American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Blurring distinctions between the morally edifying, instructive, and perverse, P.T. Barnum’s American Museum at the corner of Broadway and Ann Street in New York was central to the emerging culture of popular entertainment in the 1840s-1860s. Les Harrison estimates that by 1865, forty-one million visitors attended P.T. Barnum’s American Museum in New York: nearly six million more than the total population of the United States at the conclusion of the Civil War.


NEW JOURNAL "Theatre and Performance Notes and Counternotes" (Penn State University Press)

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:02am
Michael Y. Bennett, Editor / TPNC
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Theatre and Performance Notes and Counternotes ( is the first and only journal in the broadly-conceived field of theatre studies to publish short-to-medium length research articles on any subject, as well as publish discussion and response articles. As such, TPNC is an ambitious journal that provides the field with a uniquely-responsive and organic forum, encouraging and yielding more immediate and direct scholarly exchanges. Placing a premium on clarity, readability, and rigor of thought, TPNC seeks articles that despite their brevity are significant and have wide appeal and applicability in the field.

LAST REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2020

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 11:09am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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”.

Samuel Beckett and Nature

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:08am
James Martell / Lyon College
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

“Samuel Beckett and Nature”

International Conference
October 16-18, 2020
Lyon College