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Not Altogether Feste: Shakespeare's Indirect Engagements with "Foolery"

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:22am
Alfred J. Drake / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Paper abstracts needed for PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) Conference Special Session on Shakespeare:

Shakespeare’s plays abound in fools direct, but the language, gesture, and attitude of “foolery” run through his work even aside from the antics of characters such as Feste, Lear’s Fool, or Touchstone. This panel will concentrate on moments in Shakespeare that are not so much driven by the playwright’s most famous practitioners of the fool’s trade, but rather subtly informed and structured by that trade and by the perspective it affords.

Shakespeare and Actors

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:36am
French Shakespeare Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Call for papers for the 2020 Société Française Shakespeare conference
Paris, Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe, 9-11 January 2020

Call for papers

Beckett&Italy. "Old Chestnuts", New Occasions

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:22am
University of Reading / Sapienza University of Rome
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 16, 2019

BECKETT & ITALY

old chestnuts”, new occasions

University of Reading (7-8 November 2019)

“Sapienza” Università di Roma (May 2020)

 

Can’t conceive by what stretch of ingenuity my work could be placed under the sign of italianità… There are a number of Italian elements [in my work]…

(SB to AJ Leventhal, 21 April 1958)

 

REALITY CHECK: Representing Real Bodies in Performance 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 6:38pm
University of York, Department of Theatre, Film and Television
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 29, 2019

REALITY CHECK: Representing Real Bodies in Performance 2019

Univerisity of York, Department of Theatre, Film and Television, UK

A Postgraduate led conference exploring Representations of Real Bodies in Performance

 

 

CONFERENCE DATE AND VENUE:

June 20th 2019 (09.30 - 18.00) 

Univeristy of York, Department of Theatre, Film and Television

Baird Lane, Heslignton East Campus

York,

North Yorkshire,

YO10 5GB

 

SHAKESPEARE AND POPULAR CULTURE

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:31pm
Centre for the Study of the Western Tradition, Campion College of the Liberal Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 16, 2019

Call for Papers: Shakespeare and Popular Culture

12-13 October 2019, Campion College of the Liberal Arts, Sydney

Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:51am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

The “Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism” permanent section of the 2019 Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals that engage with this year’s conference theme of “Duality, Doubles, and Doppelgangers.” Scholarship that explores issues of duality in Shakespeare’s literature, and in early modern culture broadly, from myriad perspectives will be considered.

Exploring doubling in Shakespeare’s works might begin with attention to any of the following list of topics:

· Duality of texts and paratexts

· Double-meanings (linguistics, semantics, multiple interpretations)

· Double entendre

· Twins, doubles in drama

· Doubled literary sources

LAST REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue September 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 6:18am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 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”.

Black Humour on the English Early Modern Stage

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:19am
Bordeaux Montaigne University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

Black Humour on the English Early Modern Stage

EA Climas, EA SPH, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, 10-11 October 2019

Theatre's Clowns and Comic Traditions

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:46am
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Assocation (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

 

 

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference

November 14-17, 2019

San Diego, California

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Drama and Society 1: Theatre’s Clowns and Comic Traditions 

 

This panel invites papers that explore the many ways the ever elusive and haunting trope of the clown has been represented in theatre arts: from the Ancients to the Contemporary, from the buffoon to the coulrophobic grotesque, and as a signifier embedded in both Western and non-Western cultures. 

 

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