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Wooden O Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 2:09pm
Southern Utah University/Utah Shakespeare Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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.

MLA Just-in-Time Session: Covid-19 and Early Modern Protest

updated: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 12:20pm
Nikki Roulo/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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.

Earth(ly) Matters

updated: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 6:18am
Sheffield Hallam University Postgrad Research Students' Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 12, 2020

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

Religious Life in the Time of COVID-19 (plus general call)

updated: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 1:08pm
Performance, Religion and Spirituality (Journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

Performance, Religion, and Spirituality

prs-jorunal.org

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.

Call for Panels & Seminars - European Shakespeare Research Association

updated: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 5:25am
European Shakespeare Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

 

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)

Essays for edited collection on Nordic Shakespeare 1890 - 1960

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:05pm
Linnaeus University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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.

 

Extended Deadline: Call for Abstracts: Theatre in a Post-Truth World: Texts, Politics, and Performance

updated: 
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 1:36pm
William C. Boles
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 2, 2020

[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.]

 

Renaissance Drama: The Politics of Protest

updated: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 9:40am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

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.

Manufacturing the Past

updated: 
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 3:48am
European University at Saint-Petersburg
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

MANUFACTURING THE PAST

 

Call for Book Chapters: The Hamilton Phenomenon

updated: 
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 10:44am
Chloe Northrop/ Tarrant County Collge
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

 

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).

 

Edward Albee: Abroad (BOOK COLLECTION, published by Brill)

updated: 
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 10:38am
Michael Y. Bennett, New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies book series
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 15, 2020

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

updated: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 7:06am
OVALE Graduate Research Team (Research Centre VALE) - Sorbonne Université
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 27, 2020

“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

COOU JOURNAL OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES (CJAH)

updated: 
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:03pm
CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, IGBARIAM CAMPUS NIGERIA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

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.

UVA Wise Medieval-Renaissance, Sept. 17-19, 2020 (Undergrad CFP)

updated: 
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 12:56pm
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

UVA Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXIV

Undergraduate Sessions

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

September 17-19, 2020

 

Keynote Address:  

“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

updated: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 3:21pm
Dance Studies Association Working Group, Dancing the Long Nineteenth Century
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

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

Community in Shakespeare's Tragic Plays: "The Great Image of Authority"

updated: 
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 9:39am
Alfred J. Drake / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 20, 2020

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.

LAST REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue May 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 11:09am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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”.

Fall Literary Festival CFP

updated: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:55pm
Lit Youngstown
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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.
–Walt Whitman

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T. S. Eliot International Summer School, 4-12 July 2020

updated: 
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 4:31pm
Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The T. S. Eliot International Summer School

4-12 July 2020, University of London

Director: Professor Anthony Cuda | Deputy Director: Elizabeth Micakovic

MLA 2021: Harold Pinter and Laughter

updated: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:57am
The International Harold Pinter Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 22, 2020

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 mjrii@illinois.edu

VISAWUS 2020: Victorian Transitions

updated: 
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 2:16pm
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

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.

Persistence in American Drama

updated: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 12:33pm
American Theatre and Drama Society & Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Due Date Extended: This panel will consider how American plays, live performances, masters, or movements in American drama and theatre from any period offer strategies for persistence in an age of mechanical reproduction. How do American plays model, operationalize, and/or resist persistence? Why and how do some theatrical voices persist in the national discourse amid marginalization? For example, papers may wish to consider persistence in American drama within Benjaminian, or other, theoretical context(s) regarding the work of art in an age of mechanical reproduction or live performance’s “aura” in a digital age.

Call for Abstracts: Theatre in a Post-Truth World: Texts, Politics, and Performance

updated: 
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 3:51pm
William C. Boles
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 19, 2020

 

In 2016 Oxford Dictionaries named ”Post-truth” as the international word of the year, but as Lee McIntyre argues in his book Post-Truth (MIT, 2018), the concept of post-truth is not a new one, as he cites the vociferous arguments made against the cancer causing effects of cigarettes, the assault on vaccinations, and other significant moments of push-back that have occurred when the facts will out. 

However, in the 2010s the omnipresent nature of post-truth arguments has accelerated and is now an omnipresent part of our lives (on international, national, regional, and communal scales).

The theatre, as one might imagine, has noticed and has responded.

Rebels and Revels: An Exhibit and Symposium on the Theatre of the Middle East

updated: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 2:36pm
University of Maryland, College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Call for Papers:

Rebels and Revels: An Exhibit and Symposium on the Theatre of the Middle East

 

A one-day Symposium:

Sponsored by The International Program for Creative Collaboration and Research of the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland

In collaboration with the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto

 

Friday, April 3, 2020

University of Maryland, College Park

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Cafritz Theatre

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE Transcodification: Literatures - Arts - Media, ICLA/CLAM Conference, L'Aquila (Italy), July 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:57pm
First Conference of the ICLA Research Committee on Literatures/Arts/Media (CLAM)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 23, 2020

First Conference of the ICLA Research Committee on Literatures/Arts/Media (CLAM)
Transcodification: Literatures - Arts - Media

Department of Humanities – Excellence Program 2018-2022 
July 1-3, 2020 – University of L’Aquila (Italy)

MEDIATIONS ⇌ MEDITATIONS Brown University German Department Graduate Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:21pm
Brown University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Date: April 10, 2020 to April 12, 2020

Location: Brown University, Providence, United States

Subject Fields: German History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Literature, Philosophy, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Anthropology, Political Sciences, Modern Culture and Media Studies, Religious Studies, Contemplative Studies

Keynote Speaker: Eduardo Cadava (Princeton)

 

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Collaborative Research in Theatre and Performance Studies

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:57pm
Global Performance Studies and the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Collaborative Research in Theatre and Performance Studies

Joint Issue of Global Performance Studies and the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 

To be published Fall 2021 (GPS issue 4.2 & JDTC issue 36.1)

 

Issue Editors

Kevin Brown, University of Missouri

Felipe Cervera, LASALLE College of the Arts

Kyoko Iwaki, Waseda University and University of Antwerp

Eero Laine, University of Buffalo, State University of New York

Kristof van Baarle, University of Antwerp

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