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Post-Independence Indian Theatre: A Critical Perspective

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 8:58am
Debayan Deb Barman/T H L H Mahavidyalay, University of Burdwan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED BOOK ON INDIAN THEATRE

Abstracts are invited from academics and research scholars for a book which shall be an anthology of critical essays on the work of the following modern Indian dramatists: Asif Currimbhoy, Habib Tanvir, Mahesh Dattani, Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar, Dharamveer Bharati, Mohan Rakesh, Badal Sircar and Mahesh Elkunchwar, Ratan Thiyam and Heisnam Kanhailal. The book will be jointly edited by Dr. Sushanta Bardhan, Associate Professor of English, Suri Vidyasagar College (University of Burdwan) and Dr. Debayan Deb Barman, Assistant Professor of English, THLH Mahavidyalay (University of Burdwan). It will be published with ISBN from a reputed international/national level publisher.

All the world's a stage: performance and the public stage

updated: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 2:08pm
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE: PERFORMANCE AND THE PUBLIC STAGE

SAGES Sixth Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference

The University of Akron

Student Union

March 15, 2018

 

American Drama’s Ethical Transactions

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:26pm
The American Theatre and Drama Society and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

This panel will consider how twentieth century American plays define, operationalize, register, and/or critique ethical discourse. Is there an “ethics” of the twentieth century play? What people, places, and things are left out of this ethical discourse? For example, in asking ethical questions, some projects may wish to consider how American drama resists, and/or encodes, power relations. Research here may also be mindful of how specific American plays, masters, and movements help us to ask difficult questions rather than seek easier answers.

ISTR 2018: Regions, Ruins and Regeneration

updated: 
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

updated: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 11:05am
Grand Valley State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 23, 2018

GRAND VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL CONFERENCE
“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 –DEADLINE EXTENDED!! JUlY 23, 2018

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

~ Visit gvsu.edu/shakesconference for proposal submission, registration and conference deta 

CFP for an edited collection on Eliza Rachel Felix

updated: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:19am
Nevena Stojanovic, West Virginia University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED (New Deadline: May 1, 2018)

CFP: Edited Collection on Eliza Rachel Félix

I welcome chapter proposals for an interdisciplinary collection on the life, oeuvre, and legacy of the famous nineteenth-century French Jewish actress Eliza Rachel Félix (1821-1858). Scholars in the fields of literary and cultural studies, theater, Jewish studies, history of art, journalism, etc. are encouraged to contribute the proposals. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

--Rachel as a Jewish actress

--Rachel as a tragedienne

--Rachel’s roles

--Rachel’s impact on the French theater

--Rachel’s influence on nineteenth-century actresses

--Rachel as a symbol of resistance and revolution

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

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

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

THEATERS OF MARGINALITY

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

updated: 
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

updated: 
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.

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