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ISTR 2018: Regions, Ruins and Regeneration

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:33pm
Irish Society for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

ISTR 2018: ‘Regions, Ruins and Regeneration’ 

University of Lincoln 

1-2 June, 2018

Keynote Speakers:

Prof Mike Pearson, Aberystwyth University

Dr Charlotte McIvor, NUI Galway

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival Conference

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
Grand Valley State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

“My Crown is in My Heart, Not on My Head” –3 Henry VI 3.1

Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, 2018         
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

                                                                                     CALL FOR PAPERS – Submission Deadline JUNE 1, 2018

*Rolling acceptances for proposals received between Feb 1 and June 1. Final acceptances sent out first week of August.

~ Visit for proposal submission, registration and conference deta 

“Theaters of Marginality” Amherst, MA. September 21 & 22, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
Iberian Theater and Performance Network (ITPN)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 16, 2018




University of Massachusetts Amherst and Amherst College 

September 21-22, 2018


The​ ​Iberian​ ​Theater​ ​and​ ​Performance​ ​Network​ ​(ITPN)​ ​is​ ​devoted​ ​to​ ​the​ ​study​ ​of​ ​Iberian​ ​theater and​ ​performance​ ​from​ ​a​ ​trans-historical​ ​perspective,​ ​bridging​ ​Golden​ ​Age​ ​theater​ ​(1580-1700) with​ ​contemporary​ ​playwriting,​ ​performance,​ ​and​ ​theatrical​ ​practices​ ​in​ ​the​ ​plurinational​ ​setting of​ ​the​ ​Iberian​ ​peninsula. 

MLA 2019: Matei Visniec’s Theatre: Between East and West

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 5:38pm
Catalina Florina Florescu/Pace University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

This panel seeks to find 3-4 strong proposals that would talk about the varied themes of international interest that emerge out of Visniec’s critically acclaimed plays. The political and the social are always strong points of interest as explored by the characters’ dynamic dialogues. Born in Romania, Visniec now lives in France, but his plays are performed internationally. He connects with audiences globally and that is proof of his exquisite writing. The panel also seeks to discuss how theater and performance are much needed in today’s conflicting and violent international context, and how the stage becomes an international platform where we are more than passive members, but instead are transformed by the spectacle. 

Summer Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 27-28-29

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:21pm
International Shaw Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

The 14th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium, co-sponsored by the International Shaw Society and The Shaw Festival, will take place July 27-28-29 at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research 2018: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:03pm
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University is pleased to announce our call for applications for our seventh annual summer session, to be held June 11-22, 2018. The School offers faculty, advanced graduate students, and theater professionals the opportunity to learn from leading scholars in theater and performance research in an intensive two-week summer program. The topic for the 2018 session is "Public Humanities." Following up on our 2017 focus on activism, the 2018 Mellon School will explore the public humanities in relation to theater, dance, an

Humour: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:02pm
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Monday 23rd July to Tuesday 24th July 2018
Prague, Czech Republic

Humour seems to be a core feature of human life. The ability to provoke laughter, provide amusement or find people and the situations in which they find themselves funny is universally common across cultures and societies. Humour also appears to work in different ways and on different levels; age, education, gender, ethnicity, space and place all seem to play a part in the things people find funny. This conference will seek to map the way humour works at all levels and begin to ask why we laugh, how we laugh and what purpose humour serves.

Hot Mess: Nasty Feminisms in Performance

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 10:43am
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

On February 25, 2017 at Fashion Week in Milan, over 40 statuesque women stalked Missoni’s runway in pink pussyhats. Was this a rebellious act of women’s defiance in a world they are systematically put down or a neoliberal opportunism to capitalize on a world in which feminism is a burgeoning trend? This trend didn’t begin with the Women’s March or Lady Gaga, and it didn’t begin with Donald Trump’s “nasty” label. Women were “bad feminists” as early as the 1990s. Second wave feminists rejected third wave performers for the controversial way they used their bodies and spoke their minds to a public who didn’t want to hear or see them (Buszek). Today we hear and see them, labeling them and ourselves as “difficult”, “nasty”, and “bad” (Gay).

Performance and Labor in the Contemporary World (DEADLINE EXTENSION)

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:06pm
Duke University Department of Cultural Anthropology
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Call for Papers

Graduate Student Conference Spring 2018

Performance and Labor in the Contemporary World 

March 30 – 31, 2018

Duke University Department of Cultural Anthropology

Keynote address: Prof. Louise Meintjes, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Music at Duke University



Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 3:59pm
Adel Bahroun / Faculty of Arts and Humanities; university of Kairouan; Tunisia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Republic of Tunisia

Ministry of Higher Education

University of Kairouan

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

English Department


Call for Papers


International Multi-Disciplinary Conference

April, 23, 24, 25, 2018


The English Department at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Kairouan announces a multi-disciplinary international conference on “Flight”.