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MLA 2018: Recognition and Identity in Early Modern English Drama (January 4th-7th 2018, New York City)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:37am
Christina M. Squitieri / NYU
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

MLA 2018: Recognition and Identity in Early Modern English Drama How do dress, voice, actions, etc cause a character to be "recognized" (or not recognized) as him/herself or as another in early modern English drama? Is the "recognition" of a character equal to a character's "identity"? How do reading and misreading shape our understanding of the connection between a character's individual "identity" and who he is perceived to be? How is identity and/or recognition read or understood on the early modern English stage? Please submit 250-word abstracts to cms531@nyu.edu by Friday, March 10th, 2017. Thanks!  

 

Slavery's Reinventions

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:04pm
Douglas Jones, guest editor / Modern Drama
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Modern Drama

Special Issue: “Slavery’s Reinventions”

 

[UPDATE] Studia theodisca - Deadline: 30th September of each year

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:05pm
Studia theodisca - An international journal devoted to the study of German culture and literature - http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaTheodisca/
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Studia theodisca
An international journal devoted to the study of German culture and literature
Published annually in the autumn
p-ISSN 1593-2478 | e-ISSN 2385-2917
http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaTheodisca/

Editor-in-chief: Fausto Cercignani
Co-Editor: Marco Castellari

[UPDATE] Studia austriaca - Deadline: 31st March of each year

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:05pm
Studia austriaca - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature - http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaAustriaca/
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Studia austriaca
An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Published annually in the spring
p-ISSN 1593-2508 | e-ISSN 2385-2925
http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaAustriaca/

Editor-in-chief: Fausto Cercignani
Co-Editor: Marco Castellari

VPFA 9th Annual Conference Travel, Translation and Communication

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 10:56am
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

  Travel, Translation and Communication 19th-21st July 2017
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London

Keynote Speakers:
Anne-Marie Beller (Loughborough)
Mary Hammond (Southampton)
Catherine Wynne (Hull)

 Exhibition:
‘Picturing The Mass Market: Popular Late Victorian Periodicals’ Curated by John Spiers

 Reading Group:
‘Travels of the Mind and Body’ Hosted by Chloé Holland and Anne-Louise Russell

Call for Papers

New Plays and New Play Development

updated: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:20pm
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium at Villanova University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

 

Call for Papers

 

 

 

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

 

 

 

Conference Theme:

 

New Plays and New Play Development

 

 

 

May 5, 2017

 

 

 

Keynote Speakers

 

Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE

 

Artistic Director, CenterStage Baltimore

 

Call for book chapters: Reading the Road in Shakespeare's Britain

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:15am
Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam University) and Bill Angus (Massey University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 28, 2017

Call for book chapters: Reading the Road in Shakespeare’s Britain

Edited collection.

Publisher TBC.

Editors: Lisa Hopkins and Bill Angus

Contact emails: 

L.M.Hopkins@shu.ac.uk

w.j.angus@massey.ac.nz

Deadline for submissions: 

Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): April 28th, 2017.

Notification of acceptance: 19 May 2017

Deadline for final submissions (6000-8000 words): 29 September 2017

 

‘Go hie thee presently, post to the road’ (CE 3.2.906)

Emerging Scholars Panel—Religion and Theatre Focus Group ATHE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:25am
Association of Theatre in Higher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2017 Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada

Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

August 3-6, 2017

Joe Orton: 50 Years On

updated: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:13am
University of Leicester
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of playwright Joe Orton (1933-1967), the University of Leicester is hosting a one day interdisciplinary symposium on his life and work.

Deadline for 250-word abstracts for 20 minute papers: 31 April, 2017

Possible topics include:

Orton and satire/black comedy/farce

Orton’s TV plays

Orton as diarist

Orton and race

Orton and crime

Orton and art

Orton on screen

Orton and the 1960s

Gay/Queer Orton

Orton and Halliwell

The defaced library book covers

Orton and Leicester

The Orton industry

Orton’s influences

Orton’s influence

Orton’s legacy

Book proposal and call for abstracts/chapters on literary/dramatic widowhood

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:43pm
Katarzyna Bronk, PhD, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Call for abstracts on literary/dramatic widowhood

“[O]ld Maid and musty Widows are like the plague shun’d of by all men…” So says Doll Pacify from Margaret Cavendish’s Bell in campo (1660). Her fellow servant, Nell Careless, replies: “a man cannot intimately love a Widow, because he will be a Cuckold, as being made one by her dead Husband, and so live in Adultry…” (Bell, V.25).

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