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Teaching/Directing Western Theatre Abroad

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:17am
Yasmine Jahanmir, American University of Kuwait
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 20, 2018

Call For Papers (CFP): Western Theatre Abroad (working title) 

This edited volume aims to explore the junctures, tensions, and discoveries that occur when teaching western theatrical practice or directing English-language plays and musicals in countries that do not share Western theater practice histories or in which English is the non-dominant language. 

British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:24am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture, and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century. This standing session entertains paper proposals on a wide variety of topics but particularly welcomes papers focusing on this year's special conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages." The 116th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will take place November 9-11, 2018 at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.

Please send 500-word proposals to John C. Beynon at jbeynon@csufresno.edu by June 27, 2018.

RSA 2019: Transforming Bodies in Early Modern Drama (July 16th, 2018)

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 12:39pm
Christina M. Squitieri / New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 16, 2018

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) 2019: 17–19 March 2019, Toronto, Canada

Transforming Bodies in Early Modern Drama

**This is a guaranteed session**

Origins and Assemblages of the "Modern;" Shakespeare and the Gothic Imagination

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:32am
Lucian Ghita (Clemson University)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Writing in 1800, the Marquis de Sade claimed that the Gothic was the inevitable product of the revolutionary tremors felt throughout Europe. In revealing the proximity between poetic and political terror, the Gothic became the inescapable condition and symptom of modernity itself. The rise of the Gothic in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Europe is closely bound up with the discovery of Shakespeare as a "modern dramatist" by Hegel and, later, Marx. Like the Gothic, Shakespeare's plays had a propensity for exploring the "dark underbelly" of the new modern world. This seminar explores the mutually constitutive relationship between "Shakespeare" and "the Gothic," viewed as cultural catalysts for modernity and modern creativity.

43rd Annual Comparative Drama Conference, April 4-6, 2019, Orlando, Florida

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:19am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Call for Papers–2019 Conference 43rd Comparative Drama ConferenceText & PresentationApril 4-6, 2019Orlando, Florida

 

2019 Keynote Event

April 5, 2019     8 p.m. (followed by a reception)

Keynote Q&A:  TBA

 

Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 November 2018

 

Please note the change in the deadline.  It has been moved up a month to allow scholars more time to apply for travel funds.If you are an international scholar and need even more time to apply for funds, please send us your abstract when ready and we will turn around a decision within two weeks.

The Gate Theatre Research Network (GTRN) Inaugural Meeting

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:10am
Radboud University Nijmegen
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

In 1928, the actors Hilton Edwards and Micheál macLiammóir founded the Dublin Gate Theatre, renowned for producing modernist plays and employing avant-garde staging techniques largely unknown to Irish audiences. Edwards and macLiammóir embraced transnational perspectives on identity and theatre and questioned the homogenisation of national identities and cultural forms of expression during Ireland’s anxious first post-independence decades, which were marked by censorship, cultural isolation and the promotion of state-approved literature.

"Theatre of Crisis: Aesthetic Responses to a Cross-Sectional Condition": 28th Annual CDE Conference, Graz (Austria) 20 June–23 June 2019

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:45am
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 28th Annual Conference (20 June–23 June 2019). It is organized by the Departments of British and of American Studies and by the Centre for Intermediality Studies in Graz (CIMIG) at the University of Graz (Austria) and will be held as a residential conference at the ‘Bildungshaus Mariatrost’ in Graz.

"Theatre of Crisis: Aesthetic Responses to a Cross-Sectional Condition"

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research

updated: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 9:41am
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

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

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.

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