A new online journal is seeking critical and creative work related to the theme of embodied experience. Essays, reviews, short prose, poetry, and author interviews are all welcome; see below for more detailed guidelines, plus a list of specific titles for which reviews are especially welcome.
The Intermedia Restoration
February 16, 2018
University of Maryland, College Park
Call For Papers
Organized by Laura Rosenthal & Scott Trudell
Featuring William Germano, Stuart Sherman, & Amanda Eubanks Winkler
Shakespeare, Traffics, Tropics
Asian Shakespeare Association Conference
Manila, May 28-30, 2018
Apemantus: Traffic confound thee, if the gods will not!
Merchant: If traffic do it, the gods do it.
Timon of Athens 1.1
Autolycus: My traffic is sheets!
Winter’s Tale 4.3
Call for Papers
The CFP for our next issue - including our THEMED SECTION - is due AUGUST 15
FOR OUR THEMED SECTION:
We are seeking work dealing with theatre that speaks truth to power, that stands up for unheard voices, and that pushes back against tyranny and injustice. We want to celebrate theatre's power to affect the world around us and to serve as a mode of protest. For the themed section, we invite scholarly and creative work.
Submissions of both themed and general work will be considered for this issue.
Twenty-seven years ago, Approaches to Teaching Medieval English Drama, edited by Richard K. Emmerson, presented possibilities for engaging students in the literary, theoretical, historical, and performative explorations of the field. Scholarship in the intervening decades has expanded these approaches and introduced new ones. Manuscript digitization, 3-D modeling of medieval cities, and online databases provide research and instructional opportunities far beyond those available in 1990. Research on Teaching and Learning and rhetorical pedagogies have demonstrated the importance of educational research and strong theoretical approaches. The panel welcomes theoretical and practical discussions of teaching all pre-modern drama.
My colleague Brian Rhinehart and I have a book coming out in February from Bloomsbury/Methuen, Comedy Acting for Theatre: The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies. I have now proposed a second book to the press, with a tentative title of How We Teach Shakespeare: Teachers and Directors Reflect on Approaching the Playwright with Their Students
Bielefeld University (Germany), 13-14 April 2018
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.
“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”.
In late-medieval England, public performances of learning and expertise were political performances, that not only expressed one’s mastery of a subject but also an ability and right to speak to it in public view. Whether speaking to knowledge of theology, or medicine, or carpentry, these public professions of knowledge were subject to scrutiny both institutional (e.g. the Church or craft guilds) and informal (by lay churchgoers or prospective customers). Drama offered a form in which claims to knowledge could be exaggerated, parodied, or reproduced for effect--in a word, staged--to invite medieval audiences to rethink the social and political dimensions to such performances.
The Arthur Miller Society
Call for Proposals
A Palgrave Macmillan Anthology on Arthur Miller for the 21st Century