The Editors invite submissions for Performance Beyond Drama, a special issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.
Journal of Theater Studies is a scholarly publication intending to enhance academic exchange in theater studies. It is biannual, published in January and July. The Journal welcomes articles of original scholarship on any aspect of drama, opera, or theater. Book reviews are by invitation only.
Authors of published articles will be sent two copies of the Journal and twenty copies of offprint.
"Work, work your thoughts": Henry V revisited
"Work, work your thoughts": Henry V revisited
Reconceptualizing Renaissance Performance: Beyond the Public Stage
The Texas Theatre Journal is accepting submissions for book reviews its Special 2020 Volume—“Theatre in Crisis”—responding to COVID-19 for 2020. Published annually by the Texas Educational Theatre Association, our mandate is to feature the work of graduate students whenever possible (so please share far and wide with your graduate students—and other colleagues too!).
Due to the unique nature of this volume (and the disruption to the publishing supply chain), I am forgoing the traditional “list of books received” and instead asking potential reviewers to pitch a book to review that fits into this “Theatre in Crisis” idea, in broad or unique ways.
Invisible Lives, Silent Voices
In the British Literature, Arts and Culture of the 20th and 21st centuries
15th-16th October 2020
Conference update - Covid 19 situation
The Journal of the Wooden O is a peer-reviewed academic publication focusing on Shakespeare studies. It is published annually by Southern Utah University Press in cooperation with the Gerald R. Sherratt Library and the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
The editors invite papers on any topic related to Shakespeare, including Shakespearean texts, Shakespeare in performance, the adaptation of Shakespeare works (film, fiction, and visual and performing arts), Elizabethan and Jacobean culture and history, and Shakespeare’s contemporaries.
The Wooden O Symposium invites panel and paper proposals on any topics related to the text and performance of Shakespeare’s plays. The 2020 symposium (our first virtual conference) seeks papers that investigate our 2020 theme: Shakespeare, Story, and Adaptation, as well as Shakespeare in times of hardship.
Topics could range from the art and power of story-telling, legends and tales, or the drive to adapt stories. Papers may also cover the topics of playmaking in times of war, plague, and other hardships, digital or virtual playmaking, and the importance of theatre during these times. We welcome unique interpretations of these themes.
On April 30th, 2020, protesters flocked into Lansing, MI, to contest stay-at-home orders that slowed the spread of Covid-19. A number of the crowd carried assault rifles, Confederate flags, swastikas and nooses. Such displays of racism and violence prompt a questioning of the “right to protest” and “allowed” voice, especially when such displays harm people.
It matters what matters we use to think other matters with; it matters what stories we tell to tell other stories with; it matters what knots knot knots, what thoughts think thoughts, what descriptions describe descriptions, what ties tie ties. It matters what stories make worlds, what worlds make stories.
– Donna Haraway, Staying with the Trouble
Performance, Religion, and Spirituality
Call for Papers, vol 3. no 1
With a special section on ‘Religious Life in the Time of COVID-19’
We invite authors to submit articles for the upcoming issue of Performance, Religion and Spirituality. We seek scholarly articles and reviews of performances and books, as well as contributions to our “Forum” section, which highlights practical work and profiles artists.
We are pleased to announce that the ESRA Shakespeare Conference 2021 under the title "The art itself is nature": Shakespeare's Nature | Art | Politics will be held in Athens, Greece from 3 to 6 June, 2021.
The Convenors and the Advisory Committee welcome the submission of your proposals for Panels & Seminars.
You can consult the conference’s potential topics https://esra2021.gr/topics/
Panel proposals should be submitted by a panel convenor with the names of the participants (no more than four speakers)
We are soliciting essays for a volume on Shakespeare in the Nordic countries in the period 1890 – 1960. As we currently have a good coverage of the early 20th century, we are primarily interested in contributions that cover cases c. 1920 – 1960. Essays can deal with any of the Nordic countries and focus on translation, performance and/or aspects of influence on particular Nordic authors.
[When this call for abstracts was submitted two months ago, we all lived in a different world. Recognizing that academic lives have been disrupted as we have adjusted to online teaching as well as other responsibilities at home, I have extended the deadline for abstracts. I also realize that many scholars have not been able to go to their offices or institution library during this time and consult materials. If this is your situation and you still want to submit an abstract, please send me an email and I will work with you.]
Political protest has long been central to literary and cinematic histories from ideological and artistic manifestos to political pamphlets to satirical novels and realist cinema. They remain powerful vehicles for stimulating public debate, issuing calls to action, speaking truth to power, and heightening awareness of social ills. Despite censorship, marketplace economics, and national politics, literature, film, and numerous other modes of cultural / aesthetic production continue to play an important role not only as agents of social critique but also as agents of social change.
CALL FOR PAPERS
MANUFACTURING THE PAST
Calls for Book Chapters: The Hamilton Phenomenon
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals for the volume: The Hamilton Phenomenon edited by Chloe Northrop (Tarrant County College).
Call For Submissions
New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies (published by Brill) is currently seeking proposals and/or essays for Volume #5.
Volume #5: Edward Albee: Abroad
Esther Marinho Santana and Valentine Vasak, co-Editors
We are seeking essays that explore Albee’s work, influence, and reach abroad (i.e., outside of the American theatre). We encourage submissions from graduate students as well as established scholars or theatre professionals from any approach (e.g., theatre history, performance studies, literary theory and criticism), as well as those who have worked with Mr. Albee in any of the above activities.
“THIS THING OF DARKNESS”
THE NIGHT IN ANGLOPHONE ARTS AND LITERATURE
ONE-DAY CONFERENCE – 15 JUNE, 2020
A Graduate Conference Organized by the OVALE Research Team
Research Centre VALE, Faculté des Lettres de Sorbonne Université
FACULTY OF ARTSCHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITYIGBARIAM CAMPUSANAMBRA STATE. COOU JOURNAL OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES(CJAH) CALL FOR PAPERSCOOU Journal of Arts and Humanities (CJAH),an annual, peer-reviewed and refereed International Journal of the Faculty of Arts, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (formerly Anambra State University, ANSU), Igbariam Campus is currently accepting submissions of manuscripts and book reviews for its forthcoming vol. 5 no. 3, June 2020 issue. The Journal provides a platform for publication in the humanities and related disciplines.
The physical role of the body on stage holds equal fascination for dance and theatre scholars and practitioners.
UVA Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXIV
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 17-19, 2020
“A Saint for One Season, or Who Was Mary Magdalen?”—Elizabeth Rhodes, Boston College
Dance and Disruption: Science and Body in the Long Nineteenth Century
A Working Symposium hosted by the Dance Studies Association Working Group, Dancing the Long Nineteenth Century
NEW DATES: August 8-9, 2020, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, USA
118th PAMLA Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by UNLV.Thursday, November 12 - Sunday, November 15, 2020.Special Session: "Community in Shakespeare's Tragic Plays: 'The Great Image of Authority.'" Chair: Alfred J. Drake, CSU Fullerton (Retired).Short Description: Shakespeare’s tragedies are as much social and collective as they are individual. Many of the tragedies stage not only the downfall of an erring protagonist but the lasting damage done to an entire society in the wake of grave errors and violent conflict.
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”.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FALL LITERARY FESTIVAL 2020
Lit Youngstown seeks proposals for In Many Tongues: Constituents of the Barbaric Yawp, 4th annual Fall Literary Festival, September 24-26 in Northeast Ohio. Proposal submission form here.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.
The T. S. Eliot International Summer School
4-12 July 2020, University of London
Director: Professor Anthony Cuda | Deputy Director: Elizabeth Micakovic
The International Harold Pinter Society welcomes papers that explore Harold Pinter and laughter. What is significant about laughter in Pinter's work and how might it concern or complicate the reception of his creative output. Please send abstracts of no more than 300 words and a CV to email@example.com
VISAWUS 2020: Victorian Transitions
Reno, NV October 15-17, 2020
The Victorian Era was one of transitions. Victorian Britain transitioned from a rural to urban society. It transitioned from an emergent empire to the dominant imperial power. It transitioned from a walking, water, wind, and animal-based transportation system to a steam-powered transportation system. It transitioned from a regional to national and then imperial culture.