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Critical Essays on the Politics of Oscar Hammerstein II

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:32am
Donald P. Gagnon, editor
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Some sixty years since his passing, Oscar Hammerstein II remains one of the towering figures of the American musical theatre. Lyricist, librettist, producer, and heir to a family theatrical tradition, Hammerstein is remembered primarily for his body of work: musicals that remain among the most popular and significant in the history of the American theatre.

Power, Identity, and Relationships in August Wilson’s Work SAMLA 91

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:16am
The August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019

August Wilson’s plays are powerful in their ability to center marginalized histories through performance and language. With the recent release of Denzel Washington’s award-winning film production of Fences (2016), and the award-winning Broadway production of Jitney (2016-2017), there has been renewed focus and interest in not only Wilson’s work, but also the Hill District, where Wilson lived and where all but one of his plays are set.

Narrative in Play Working Group

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:09am
MLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

Stories are not only told, but are often enacted or explored through play or interactive media.  This working group will share in-progress work and discuss the methodological challenges of studying these unique modes of storying.

Deadline for submissions: Monday, 18 March 2019

Send abstracts to: Jonathan Rey Lee (jlee105@ucr.edu)

Where: MLA 2020 Conference in Seattle, WA

When: January 9-12, 2020

 

What is a working group? (per MLA website)

LAST REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2019

updated: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 6:47am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

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. We use double blind peer review.

“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”.

CFP: Submissions for 2019 Texas Theatre Journal

updated: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 9:07am
Texas Theatre Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

The Texas Theatre Journal is now accepting submissions for its 2019 Volume through March 22, 2018. The editors are looking for Articles, Profiles, and Interviews, as well as Book Reviews and Performance Reviews. MISSIONWe invite practice-based studies, theoretical explorations, historical considerations, and other methodologies. The journal is also interested in research related to the broad geographical, cultural, and historical notion of Texas. We welcome opportunities to support scholars working in Texas.

CFP for edited collection: Theatre and the Macabre

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:39am
Meredith Conti
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Proposed Volume: Theatre and the Macabre

Editors:      
Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.                                     Meredith Conti
Professor and Chair of Theatre Arts                 Assistant Professor of Theatre
Loyola Marymount University                          University at Buffalo, SUNY

 

Submissions Timeline and Contact Information:
Please send abstracts of 300-500 words and a 100-word bio to kwetmore@lmu.edu and maconti@buffalo.edu by June 1, 2019. Accepted contributors will submit their chapter drafts to the editors by May 1, 2020. 

Symposium Modes of Capture: The Capturing of Process in Contemporary Dance-making.

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:20am
Jenny Roche/University of Limerick
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

 We are inviting proposals for the Modes of Capture Symposium which will be held at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at University of Limerick in partnership with Liz Roche Company and Dublin Dance Festival. DATES: Friday 21st June to Sunday 23rd June 2019 The theme of the symposium is an exploration of the various means of capturing creative process to engage with the layers, threads, fragments and memories that interweave throughout the process of dancemaking.

MLA 2020: Early Modern Resilience: Shakespeare and Beyond

updated: 
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:41pm
Christina M. Squitieri
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

MLA 2020: "Early Modern Resilience: Shakespeare and Beyond," Special Session

How does early modern literature portray the resilience of women or other marginalized groups in times of crisis? What strength or power is found in resilience? Is resilience similar to #resist, the experience of domestic violence, or #metoo? How can we understand resilience within feminist criticism, critical race theory, post-colonialism, or other methodologies? How does resilience change our reading (or performance) of a text, and can we begin to theorize the way resilience functions in the early modern world? All texts from the early modern world and all methodologies welcome.

Eliot Society, St. Louis, Sept. 2019, call for papers

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 2:57pm
International T. S. Eliot Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The 40th Annual Meeting of the International T. S. Eliot Society

St. Louis

September 27–29, 2019

 

 

Call for Papers

 

Call for Papers - Adaptation in Theatre

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 1:34pm
Villanova University and the American Theatre and Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Friday, May 3 – Saturday, May 4, 2019

 

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium 2019

 

The Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium (PTRS) is seeking abstracts for papers for our 13th annual gathering of theatre scholars and practitioners. The Villanova Theatre Department together with the American Theatre and Drama Society will host this two-day event that will consist of paper presentations and roundtables. This year’s symposium aims to investigate adaptation in theatre creation. We are seeking papers that engage a broad range of topics in theatre and drama studies including, but not limited to:

 

The Environment(al) in Theatre and Performance: UW Madison's Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Organization's 2019 Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:15am
University of Wisconsin Madison's Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 25, 2019

UW Madison's 18th Annual TDGSO 2019 CONFERENCE: April 20th, 2019

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Environment and environmental issues have held a prominent place within dramatic text and performance across theatre history.  In contemporary performance, environment(al) issues have driven production experimentation, dramaturgy, and design, while the ideology and content of performances continue to look at the world around us.  On 20 April 2019, the 2019 TDGSO Conference will explore ideas of the “environment(al)” in or surrounding the theatre, drama, and/or performance.  Papers, workshops, and performance projects are welcome to apply.

Shakespeare Session at Rocky Mountain MLA

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019

SHAKESPEARE SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 10-12, 2019

Hotel Paso del Norte

El Paso, TX

 

Wooden O Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:34am
Southern Utah University/Utah Shakespeare Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

The Wooden O Symposium invites panel and paper proposals on any topic related to the text and performance of Shakespeare's plays. The 2019 conference seeks papers that investigate our 2019 theme: The Ties that Bind. Topics could range from familial relationships, playwright associations, or the societal bonds that connect Shakespeare's characters. Consideration will also be given to papers dealing with first folio connections in conjunctions with The Book of Will. We welcome unique interpretations of this theme.

Philosophy of Performance - Beyond the Analytic/Continental Divide

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:40pm
Shaun May / University of Kent
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

CFP: Philosophy of Performance –

Beyond the Analytic/Continental Divide

Friday 24th May 2019

University of Kent, Canterbury

 

Confirmed keynote presenters: 

Dr. Aili Bresnahan (University of Dayton)

Dr. Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca (University of Surrey)

Dr. Tom Stern (University College London)

 

CFP: ArtsPraxis Volume 6, Issue 1

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:39pm
Jonathan Jones / New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

ArtsPraxis Volume 6, Issue 1

ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group: The Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:35pm
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) announces its call for papers for the Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance at the 2019 ATHE conference in Orlando, Florida, from August 7-11, 2019. Accepted papers will be published in Studies in Musical Theatre, and panelists will receive a complimentary copy of Bruce Kirle’s Unfinished Show Business: Broadway Musicals as Works-in-Process.

 

Conversations Through Time: Intersectional, Intergenerational, Interdisciplinary

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:28pm
Irish Society for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

STR 2019: Tara Building, Mary Immaculate College, University of LimerickMay 10th & 11th 2019 Call For Papers: Conversations Through Time: Intersectional, Intergenerational, Interdisciplinary Keynote Speakers:Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, Ulster UniversityDr. Emilie Pine, University College Dublin Theatre and performance practices have often been called upon as ways to understand contemporary discourses. Now more than ever academics and theatremakers need to use art and the analyses of various mediums to explore and explain the world in which we live.

Between Myth & Memory: Contemporary Politics and the Performance of History

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 1:27pm
Centre for Performance and Urban Living, University of Surrey, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Between Myth and Memory: Contemporary Politics and the Performance of History

An interdisciplinary one-day symposium 

— Call for Papers —

 25 April 2019

Centre for Performance and Urban Living, University of Surrey, UK

The University of Surrey can be reached within 30 minutes by train from central London.

Keynote: Dr. Sophie Nield (Royal Holloway, University of London)

CFP: Pinter Panel at MMLA

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:11pm
The International Harold Pinter Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

The International Harold Pinter Society is seeking presentations for panels to be held at the MMLA in Chicago on 14-17 November 2019

(Re)Pinter: Riffs, Recreations, and Reproductions 

Language, Literature, Play and Games: 8th International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, 24–25 May, 2019 / Belgrade, Serbia

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:07pm
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa BK University in Belgrade
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

The Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa BK University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Eighth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on 24–25 May, 2019.

For the eighth issue of our annual conference, we hope to gather scholars, teachers and professionals whose scientific research focuses on the study of  

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, PLAY AND GAMES

Empathy as Being Human in American Drama

updated: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 5:15pm
Modern Language Association and American Theatre and Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Papers will consider how American theatre and drama of any period addresses empathy as part of the human experience. What notions of empathy are sedimented into traditional form(s) and/or by what practices do American plays re-humanize compassion for “the other?” Do American plays invite us to recognize “the other” in ourselves? How might empathy, compassion, and humanism help us to ask new questions regarding American theatre’s past, present, and future - such as how American plays refashion Classical ideas about dramatic catharsis? Conversely, panelists might pursue lines of inquiry, Brechtian or otherwise, which ask readers and audiences to consider a politicized theatrical “awakening” as an empathetic act.

MLA 2020 (guaranteed panel): Taking stock: Romanian Culture Between 1989-2019

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:37am
Catalina Florina Florescu
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 

This panel invites discussions about the aesthetics, politics, and economics of Romanian cultural works in a transnational dialogue 30 years after the fall of communism. Please send a 250-word abstract and a short bio to Catalina Florescu (fflorescu@pace.edu) and Letitia Guran (liguran@ncat.edu) by March 15th.

“The King is But A Man”: William Shakespeare & 21st Century Culture, Politics, and Leadership

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:41am
Kristin M.S. Bezio & Anthony Russell
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The editors are soliciting chapter proposals for an edited volume, tentatively entitled "The King is But a Man": William Shakespeare and 21st Century Culture, Politics, and Leadership, which examines Shakespeare as relevant to contemporary questions of global culture, politics, and leadership.

Otukpa: A Journal of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Federal University, Otuoke Volume 1 Numbers 1 and 2

updated: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:25pm
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Federal University, Otuoke
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Otukpa: A Journal of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Federal University, Otuoke.

Call for Papers.

Interested scholars, researchers and practitioners in the broad areas of the humanities and social sciences are hereby invited to submit articles for review and possible publication in Volume 1, Nos. 1&2 of Otukpa. The volume will be published in April,  2019.

EJOTMAS: Ekpoma Journal of Theatre & Media Arts Vol 7 Nos 1 and 2 2019 Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 2:43pm
Department of Theatre and Media Arts, Faculty of Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

EJOTMAS: Ekpoma Journal of Theatre and Media Arts Call for Papers  Interested scholars and practitioners are hereby invited to submit articles for review and possible publication  in Volume 7, Nos. 1&2 of EJOTMAS.  The volume will be published in September,  2019.

URL: https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ejotmas

 

 

Guidelines for Contributors

 

Per(form)ance: A Graduate Symposium on Performance and Form

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:35pm
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Per(form)ance: A Graduate Symposium on Performance and Form

Harvard University Theatre and Performance Colloquium

April 26, 2019

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Harvard University Theater and Performance Colloquium seeks fifteen-minute papers from graduate students for a symposium on the topic of “performance and form.” We will gather during the day on Friday, April 26th to share work and work-in-progress. Papers will be grouped into panels of three or four participants by topic.

 

 

Engaging with Dissonance in Performance Research - TaPRA 2019 Postgraduate Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:51am
Theatre and Performance Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

The Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for its 2019 Postgraduate Symposium, in collaboration with the Standing Committee of UK Drama Departments (SCUDD). The symposium will take place on Wednesday 13th March at the Faculty of English, University of Oxford.

 

ENGAGING WITH DISSONANCE IN PERFORMANCE RESEARCH

 

TaPRA 2019 PG Symposium - In collaboration with SCUDD

Wednesday 13th March, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

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