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NOT I: 50th ANNYVERSARY

updated: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 11:17am
Assumption University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Samuel Beckett's "Not I" this November! Join us for a three-day event to discuss Beckett's short play and meet renowned Beckett scholar S. E. Gontarski, who will be the special guest.

The deadline for abstracts has been extended to July 31, 2022. Papers may focus on "Not I" or any theme in Beckett's work. We encourage graduate students and independent scholars to send their work. Please submit your 250-word proposal to noti50th@gmail.com. All panels will be plenary and presenters will have 15-20 minutes to speak.

“Folio & Co: Shakespeare and the Theatrum Libri”

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:08am
Société Française Shakespeare
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Annual Congress of the French Shakespeare Society 

“Folio & Co: Shakespeare and the Theatrum Libri 

March 23-25th, 2023

Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe, Cité Internationale, Paris 14e

 

 

Shakespeare and Race: Spoken Word(s)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 8:54am
The London Shakespeare Centre, King’s College London and Shakespeare’s Globe
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 19, 2022

The London Shakespeare Centre, King’s College London and Shakespeare’s Globe 

Shakespeare and Race: Spoken Word(s) 

Date: 4-5 November 2022 

Location: King’s College London and Shakespeare’s Globe 

 

Confirmed Speakers: Nandini Das (Oxford University), Joyce MacDonald (University of Kentucky), and Dennis Austin Britton (University of British Columbia), and Jane Grogan (University College Dublin) 

 

Confluențe. Texts and Contexts Reloaded 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 3:04pm
Faculty of Letters, University of Oradea, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Confluente. Texts and Contexts Reloaded invites submissions for its 2022 issue on the topic of:

LOVE IN MODERN AND POSTMODERN LITERATURE

We welcome scholarly contributions written in English and French that explore and interact with the ways in which love is represented in literature, theatre, and film. 

All paper submissions will be double-blind peer-reviewed and evaluated based on originality, research content, and correctness. Please read the complete submission and formatting guidelines at:
http://www.confluente.univoradea.ro/en/notes-to-contributors

Deadline: JULY 3rd 2022

Live Performance and Video games

updated: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 3:52pm
Institute for the Performing Arts and Film, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (Switzerland)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

Appropriations, Inspirations and Mutual Transfers

5, 6 and 7th of October 2022

International Online Symposium

 

Organised by 

Réjane Dreifuss (Zürcher Hochschule der Künste,
ZHDK, Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland)
Simon Hagemann (Center for Research on Mediation [Crem], Université de Lorraine, France)
Izabella Pluta (Centre d’études théâtrales, CET, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)

Phot. Blast Theory, « Can you see me now?. Photo by Blast Theory©

Haunted House Comedies

updated: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 3:52pm
Murray Leeder
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Haunted houses are horrific locations, but they are funny places too. Buster Keaton found his way into a haunted house (The Haunted House (1921)); so did Harold Lloyd (Haunted Spooks (1920)). Bob Hope stumbled into several, as did comedy troupes like Our Gang and the Bowery Boys. Haunted houses turn up again and again in classic animation, as in Lonesome Ghosts (1937). More recently, filmmakers like the Wayans brothers and Tyler Perry have contributed to the haunted house comedy. Our collection hopes to excavate and understand this neglected strand, exploring some of the foundational connections between horror and comedy around the theme of haunted house.

NEMLA 2023 "The Classics Take Centerstage: Theatrical Adaptations of Ancient Histories and Myths"

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:35pm
Charles Firestone East, Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

In celebration of the off-Broadway début of The Tyrannicides, the first ever full theatrical adaptation of the story as told in Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War, this roundtable calls for a discussion of theatrical and cinematic (re)tellings of classical histories and myths.

Time, Locality, and the Patterns of Life in Shakespearean Romance

updated: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 2:44pm
Alfred J. Drake / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

119th PAMLA Conference. Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel.

Friday, November 11 - Sunday, November 13, 2022.

Special Session: "Time, Locality, and the Patterns of Life in Shakespearean Romance.”

Chair: Alfred J. Drake, CSU Fullerton (Retired).

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Call for Abstracts: 45th Comparative Drama Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 7:37am
Comparative Drama Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

45th Comparative Drama ConferenceText & PresentationCall for Abstracts

 

March 30- April 1, 2023Orlando, Florida2023 Keynote Event   TBAMarch 31, 2023     8 p.m. (followed by a reception)                            Abstract Submission Deadline:  15 October 2022

Searching for Hopeful Outcomes: Optimizing Opportunities within Literature of Despair

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:53pm
Annette M Magid / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Within the genres of science fiction as well as in poetry and drama, scenarios of dystopic presentations are frequently reversed to reveal a more hopeful denouement. The focus of this year’s convention is Resilience which is identified on the NeMLA website as “an anchor term for critical and creative work that explores how we bear up under trauma,” amongst other critical issues in the world. Literature has been utilized as a means of explaining difficult issues and often works through a myriad of complications, revealing resilience as well as offering a glimmer of hope.  How do these writers achieve their encouraging shift from sometimes desolation and seeming hopelessness to a more hopeful viewpoint? Are there parallel constructs?

Oxford Handbook of Christopher Marlowe

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Sarah Dustagheer and Kirk Melnikoff
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

After the New Oxford Shakespeare credited Christopher Marlowe as co-author of 1, 2, and 3 Henry VI in 2016, Shakespeare’s short-lived contemporary has drawn a wave of renewed interest. Since then, new editions of Doctor Faustus, The Massacre at Paris, and The Jew of Malta have appeared, three collections of essays have been published, and a well-attended international Marlowe conference was held in Wittenberg, Germany. Marlowe’s plays continue to be a staple of contemporary non-Shakespearean performance with recent celebrated productions at the RSC’s Swan Theatre and the National Theatre.

CFP - Journal of the Wooden O

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:14am
Dr. Stephanie Chamberlain/Journal of the Wooden O
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 14, 2022

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 connection 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.

CFP/Travel Grant Applications First Annual Half-Lit Lit Fest and Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 3:38pm
Half-Light Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

At Half-Light Press, we're interested in hybrids, in margins, in liminal spaces, and smearing boundaries in order to create a broadened creative community. We aim to publish works that slip nooses and evade any easy definition.

Dances With Things: Scriptive Objects in Quotidian Performance

updated: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 9:21am
Pella Felton/Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Updated: May 15/12022

Dances With Things: Scriptive Objects in Quotidian Performance

Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

November 11-13

UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel 

Los Angeles, California.

Global Snapshot: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Media, Performativity, and Global Communities

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:16pm
A Collaboration Between the UCSB Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies and the UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Research Focus Group “What Is a Shakespeare?: Shakespeare and Global Media”
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Staging Lydia: Lydia Diamond Anthology 5/9/22

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 11:41am
Dr. Shondrika Moss-Bouldin/Northwestern University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 9, 2022

Staging Lydia: Contextualizing the African American experience through the lens of Art and Scholarship., Northwestern University Press, introduces Lydia Diamond, a Broadway and award-winning African American woman playwright to a broader academic and professional audience. This anthology will be a resource for institutions that serve undergraduate students and professional practitioners interested in a comprehensive examination of Lydia Diamond’s works. Not only does this book examine all of her plays, but it centers Black people within Black stories.

Space in Movement. Dynamic trajectories in Audio-Visual Representations. Cinema, TV Series, Web

updated: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:42pm
Universitetet i Bergen
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Bergen 2022 aims to continue the reflection on spatiality started during the 2021 conference, addressing the theme of the dynamic representation of space in Italian cinema, television and new audiovisual media production.

The idea on which we propose to reflect is that the classical space paradigm has been altered, breaking the rigid geometry of the causal structure. This new spatiality creates a movement without purpose and without destination, a line of action without aim, a condition of wandering that becomes the hallmark of the modern form.

Renaissance Landscapes: Banff, Canada September 15-18, 2022 65th Annual Conference for the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 3:42pm
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for Papers: Renaissance Landscapes

A call for papers for the 65th annual conference of the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society

Location: Banff Park Lodge Resort, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Conference dates: September 15 to 18, 2022

Plenary Speakers:

Professor Mary Floyd-Wilson, UNC Chapel Hill

Professor Janelle Jenstad, The University of Victoria

 

We welcome proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, or other formats for in-person presentations. Topics may, but need not, include:

• How spaces relate to literary representations and political or philosophical ideas.

UVA Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 15-17, 2022 (Undergrad) (proposals by July 5, 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:48am
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia's College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

UVA Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXV

Undergraduate Sessions

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

September 15-17, 2022

 

Keynote Address:  

 “The Weight that English Carries: Vernacularity Before and After Chaucer”—Andrew S. Galloway, Cornell University

Turkish Shakespeares Project (Call for Researchers)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:23pm
Turkish Shakespeares Project
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

 

Turkish Shakespeares Project (Call for Researchers)

The Turkish Shakespeares Project seeks new researches to join its Research Team.

The Turkish Shakespeares Research Team has an interdiciplinary nature and consists of scholars who are from a broad research area and study Shakespeare in Turkey. Team – Turkish Shakespeares (wordpress.com)

While our current scholars are from the English Language and Liteature, Turkish Language and Literature, Theatre, and Translation departments, we aim to include scholars from other disciplines, including but not limited to, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, History, and many more.

 

Carryin’ the Banner: Critical Essays on the Newsies Film and Broadway Adaptation

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
Emily Hamilton-Honey/SUNY Canton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Newsies, both as a film in 1992 and a Broadway show in 2012, has been a sleeper hit for all of its existence. Disney wrote the film off as a failure when it took roughly $15 million to make and only grossed $2.8 million – and yet, the film found a wide, willing, and devoted audience through VHS rentals and Disney Channel showings. The Newsies Broadway show was originally intended to be a licensed adaptation for high schools and colleges - and yet, the built-in audience was so eager for a Broadway adaptation that Disney Theatrical Productions decided to make the gamble.

Special Section: Disability Performance and Global Shakespeare

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
The Shakespearean International Yearbook
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Disability Performance and Global Shakespeare

Shakespearean International Yearbook (ed. Alexa Alice Joubin and Natalia Khomenko)

Special Section edited by Katherine Schaap Williams 

Gazing Through a Pandemic Lens: Absurdist Literature, Theatre & Film

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:50pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

119th PAMLA Conference

Los Angeles, CA | November 11-13, 2022 (entirely in-person)
PAMLA 2022: UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel

Sponsored by UCLA Department of English

 

Special Session: Gazing Through a Pandemic Lens: Absurdist Literature, Theatre & Film

 

Presiding Officer:  Dr. Kimberly Jew, University of Utah

 

This panel seeks papers that explore the connections between our experiences of the recent (and ongoing) global pandemic and Absurdist literature, theatre & film. 

Drama and Society

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:50pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

119th PAMLA Conference

Los Angeles, CA | November 11-13, 2022 (entirely in-person)
PAMLA 2022: UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel

Sponsored by UCLA Department of English

 

Standing Session: Drama and Society

 

Presiding Officer:  Dr. Judith Saunders

 

Performing Theology

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:49pm
Research Network for Theology, Performance, and Politics, University of Dresden
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 23, 2022

Performing Theology Online Conference 20 to 22 May 2022

Organized by: Research network “theology, performance & politics” Hosted by: Institute for Catholic Theology TU Dresden / Chair of Syst. Theology

https://tu-dresden.de/gsw/phil/ikt/systematik/die-professur/forschungsne...

Graduate Student Research-in-Progress Forum

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:48pm
The Graduate Student Subcommittee of the ATHE Professional Development Committee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

The Graduate Student Subcommittee of the ATHE Professional Development Committee invites submissions for the Graduate Student Research-in-Progress Forum at ATHE 2022. This session offers the opportunity for graduate students at any stage of their degree program to present their current research. These presentations are designed to crystallize the key questions of a research project, not necessarily to describe a completed one. This session will be an opportunity for graduate students to encounter each other’s research and promote possible collaborations and feedback. Presenting graduate students will receive feedback from respondents, notable scholars in the field.

Shakespeare: The Revolution of the Times

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:33pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Proposals on any topic related to Shakespeare are welcome, though we specifically seek proposals that engage with the 2022 MMLA theme of “Post-Now.” What is the role of Shakespeare in society moving forward or are we “post-Shakespeare”? Are there pedagogical approaches, performances, or research foci that might help us envision the “revolution of the times” as it relates to Shakespeare and Shakespearean studies? Please submit a 250-word abstract and brief bio (or brief CV) to Jeanette Goddard at goddardj@trine.edu by April 15, 2022.

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