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Theatricality and the Political: Imagining New Theoretical Prolegomena

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:42am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Theatricality and the Political: Imagining New Theoretical Prolegomena

Co-Organizer: 
Ryan Anthony Hatch
Co-Organizer: Andrés Fabián Henao Castro
Co-Organizer: Joseph Cermatori

42nd Annual Comparative Drama Conference, April 5-7, 2018--Orlando, Florida

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 3, 2017

42nd Comparative Drama Conference

Text & Presentation

Call for Papers

April 5-7, 2018

Orlando, Florida

2018 Keynote Event

April 6, 2017      8 p.m. (followed by a reception)

Keynoter:  TBA

Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 December 2017

Southeastern Theatre Conference Young Scholars Award

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Southeastern Theatre Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 11, 2017

Southeastern Theatre Conference

History/Theory/Criticism/Literature Committee

Call for Papers for 2018 Young Scholars Award

About the Award:

Special issue on Adaptations and History

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:19pm
Adaptation
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Submissions are invited for a special issue of Adaptation; ‘Adaptations and History’.

These might include:

Theatre, Performance, and Slavery

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:18pm
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Please consider submitting proposals for the 2018 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies panel on "Theatre, Performance, and Slavery." This panel is sponsored by the ASECS Performance Studies Caucus; we are interested in work by scholars from a variety of national-linguistic traditions (French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, Dutch), as well as comparatists. ASECS 2018 will take place in Orlando, Florida, from March 22-25; deadline for receipt of proposals is September 15.

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CFP: Theatre, Performance, and Slavery

 

Shakespeare’s Heterotopias in Times of Conflict (Panel)

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:26am
Sonia Perelló / 49th NeMLA Annual Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel seeks to discuss the worldwide impact of Shakespeare's Afterlives in contexts of social, political or ideological conflicts.

Defining Nationhood

updated: 
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:33am
Harry Olufunwa/ Journal for Theatre and Cultural Studies, vol. 3
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

In an age in which the centripetal forces of multilateralism are being challenged by the centrifugal pressures of populism, nationalist agitation and the rediscovery of indigenous forms of collective identity, what exactly is nationhood?

Once defined as the enhanced awareness of one's exclusive nationhood, and laden with associated emotional impulses of pride and belonging, conventional ideas of nationhood are being challenged as never before.

The Intermedia Restoration

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 3:51pm
University of Maryland, College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

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

 

CFP for Etudes Online Journal - THEMED SECTION!

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:41pm
Etudes
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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.

Shakespeare, Traffics, Tropics: 3rd ASA Conference (Manila 05/28-30/2018; Deadline 09/15/2017)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:41pm
Asian Shakespeare Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

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

 

Approaches to Teaching Medieval Drama, Revisited (Session of Papers)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:29pm
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

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.

Wanted: Critical and Creative Works on the Theme of Embodied Experience

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:21pm
Body of Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

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.

You Win or You Die: Performances of Gender, Death, and Power in Game of Thrones

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:19pm
Lindsey Mantoan, Linfield College
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

for a new anthology

You Win or You Die: Performances of Gender, Death, and Power in Game of Thrones

Called “the world’s most popular show” by TIME magazine, Game of Thrones has changed the

landscape of serial narrative during an era hailed as the New Golden Age of TV. While an

adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy A Song of Fire and Ice, the television show has

taken on a life of its own, including creating original plotlines when the story advanced past the

books that Martin has published.

With the death of protagonist Ned Stark at the end of Season One, Game of Thrones launched

CATR2018: Call for Organizers of Curated Sessions

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:17pm
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Canadian Association for Theatre Research / L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)

Kingston, Ontario @ Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, Queen’s University

Tuesday 29 May – Friday 1 June 2018

 

 

Call for Organizers: Working Groups, Curated Panels, Seminars, Workshops,

and Praxis Events

 

DEADLINE 30 SEPTEMBER 2017

 

papers sought for a book to be titled How We Teach Shakespeare: Teachers and Directors Reflect on Approaching the Playwright with Their Students

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:37pm
Sidney Homan, English Department, University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

 

            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

FINAL REMINDER: Il Parlaggio Collection - Ebook 'Il giovane d'Annunzio e la fascinazione del teatro'

updated: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 11:56am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 30, 2017

This call for papers is for those scholars who teach Italian language and literature abroad:

 

Il giovane d’Annunzio e la fascinazione del teatro

Ebook delle Edizioni Sinestesie, Collana “Il Parlaggio”

 

Questa raccolta di saggi in formato ebook si propone di valutare un aspetto molto significativo, ma ancora poco indagato, della giovinezza di Gabriele d’Annunzio: la rilevanza del teatro nei suoi anni romani e nella sua prima produzione giornalistica.

A Family Matter: A Study of August Wilson’s Plays

updated: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 1:55am
Annette M. Magid/SUNY Erie Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 29, 2017

August Wilson was a man of vision. While Wilson was committed to portraying the “richness and resilience of the twentieth-century black American life through the medium of drama,”[1] he also set the stage for all Americans to examine their purpose and place in society. In addition to his stage portrayals, Wilson also presented his theories in his lectures such as, “The Ground on which I Stand,” where he identified himself as a “race man.” This focus brings up the question: How are his views on family matters presented in his lectures compared to those depicted in his plays?

The Age of Sterne in the 21st Century

updated: 
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 7:34pm
International Laurence Sterne Foundation, Kazimierz Wielki University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

At the 2nd International Laurence Sterne Conference (26-28 October, Bydgoszcz, Poland) Dr Daniel Cook will be convening the panel "The Age of Sterne in the 21st century". The panel will concentrate on the uses and abuses of the Georgian period - especially, though not exclusively, the 1750s and 1760s (the "Sternean" decades) - in contemporary literature and popular culture. 

Send paper proposals to dr.daniel.cook@gmail.com and j.lipski@ukw.edu.pl; the deadline is 15 July 2017.

More more information on the conference go to www.sterne2017.pl

“Staging Knowledge in Early English Drama” Kalamazoo 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 3:28pm
Joe Stadolnik and Helen Cushman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

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.

Palgrave Macmillan Anthology on Arthur Miller

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:51am
David Palmer, President, The Arthur Miller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Arthur Miller Society
Call for Proposals

A Palgrave Macmillan Anthology on Arthur Miller for the 21st Century

Hamilton: Shaping Discourse in Pop Culture and History (For Better or Worse)

updated: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:43am
Northeast Modern Language Association - 2018 Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton swept the theatre awards season of 2016 for its inventive mix of hip hop, history, political relevance, and casting choices. In the avalanche of accolades that the show was awarded, the critical discourse is only starting to emerge that demonstrates how the show has pioneered many areas, yet does have weaknesses that underpin the framework of the musical. This panel seeks to evaluate the show, the ways it has resonated with audiences, and consider the critical conversation developing outside of traditional theatre scholars. Some possible topics to consider involve the show’s depiction of women, perspectives on U.S.

LAST CALL: Il Parlaggio - new issue August 2017

updated: 
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 4:31pm
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

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”.

Deadline extended to June 19! SAMLA 89: Modern Drama

updated: 
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 6:17pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 19, 2017

This session welcomes abstracts on any aspect of Modern Drama. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme, High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture, are especially welcome. By July 14, please submit a 250-word word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Aaron Botwick, The Graduate Center, CUNY, at abotwick@gradcenter.cuny.edu

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