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[REMINDER] CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 8:07pm
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

The Performance Studies Focus Group at the Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference invites submissions of papers for its Emerging Scholars' Panel. The theme of the conference is "Theatre Alive: Theater, Media, and Survival," and it takes place at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, August 3-6, 2010.

[UPDATE] Performing Feminism(s) - Gender and Sexuality on Display

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 8:07pm
McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship (GGFS)

McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship (GGFS) presents:

Performing Feminism(s) - Gender and Sexuality on Display

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Thomson House Ballroom (3650 rue McTavish), McGill University, Montreal, QC

Confirmed Keynote speaker: Stacey Christodoulou, Artistic Director, The Other Theatre (

Shakespeare: Puzzles, Mysteries, Investigations Postponed

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 5:17pm
Dr. Duncan Salkeld University of Chichester

Please note the following CHANGE OF DATE.

The 'Shakespeare: Puzzles, Mysteries, Investigations' day conference at the University of Chichester, England, will now take place on Friday 29 October 2010.

A full schedule for the day with details of keynote speakers and those giving short papers will be published shortly.

Enquiries to or

Dr. Duncan Salkeld,
Department of English,
The University of Chichester,
Chichester, UK.

[Update] Under Western Skies: Climate, Culture and Change in Western North America

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 5:03pm
Mount royal University

Extended Call for Papers and Added Keynote Speaker


October 13-16, 2010, Mount Royal University Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

The call for papers has been extended to March 1, 2010. We are especially interested in additional proposals related to environmental issues in Mexico or from private sector/corporate stakeholders, but we continue to welcome any and all proposals that speak to the call.

Reminder: CFP (re)performing the Posthuman: a conference on performance arts and posthumanism

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 4:32pm
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

Dear all,

This is a reminder for (re)Performing the Posthuman - a conference on
performance arts and posthumanism, taking place at the University of
Sussex, 21-22 May 2010.
We are now pleased to announce all three keynote speakers and an exciting
hi-tech conference venue. The deadline for proposals is February 15th 2010.
In addition to proposals for papers and presentations, we would like to
invite people to propose performances (in first and/or second life),
compositions, video work, etc.
Please see the call for papers below for more information:

Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies

Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 6:26pm
Regina Bernard & Karanja Keita Carroll

We seek abstracts for a forthcoming anthology. The tentatively titled Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies seeks to investigate the past, present and future of Africana/Black Studies. We seek to highlight the contributions of founding thinkers and contributors to Africana/Black Studies, along with their contemporary counterparts as we both move forward in redefining our field. This new collection of essays intends to provide an intergenerational dialogue as the basis of guidance and direction for the future prospects of Africana/Black Studies.

Topics may include, but are not limited, to the following:

[UPDATE] Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 3:25pm
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim
before the Columbian era; consider the roles of writing, communication, and sign systems in the era of discovery, colonization, and conquest; and/or examine how transatlantic encounters and collisions birthed new literacies and literatures, and transformed existing ones. We will consider aural and visual communication, along with varied metaphorical, cultural, and technological "literacies."

[UPDATE] <em>Lucayos</em>- Issue 2- Water

Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 1:55pm
The College of the Bahamas, School of English Studies

A journal published by The College of The Bahamas
School of English Studies

This CFP corrects a few minor errors in a previous version.


Lucayos is looking for submissions of papers 20-25 pages in length on art, film, literature and culture of the postcolonial world. The journal also invites submissions of creative pieces, specifically poetry, life writing, essays, and short stories. Submit works in full by March 30, 2010.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE REMINDER Edward Upward -- Essay Collection

Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 12:43pm
Benjamin Kohlmann, University of Oxford

***NOTE: The deadline for submission of abstracts is 8 February 2010.***

Spanning nearly eight decades, the work of Edward Upward (b.1903, d. February 2009) is without parallel in English letters. Upward's influence on the literature of the 'Auden generation' (from his quasi-Surrealist Mortmere fantasies to his political stories of the thirties) was outstanding; his life-long commitment to the Communist cause made him the moral authority for left-wing writers from the 1930s onwards. At the same time, Upward's own writings have sometimes been eclipsed by the works of the authors he influenced – most notably W.H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood.