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The Artistic Production of Emma Dante

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
American Association of Teachers of Italian AATI
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

AATI Palermo June 28 –July 2 2017

The artistic production of Emma Dante and the work of the Compagnia Sud Costa Occidentale

Session Organizer and Chair: Patrizia Comello Perry -BMCC

 

THE POLITICS OF MEMORY IN CONTEMPORARY U.S. VISUAL CULTURE

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:13pm
SAMLA 89 South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

This special session investigates the function of memory in U.S. visual culture, tracing political significance of remembering particular historical events in a contemporary moment. Indeed, judging by recent examples—including Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway sensation Hamilton, Theodore Melfi’s blockbuster Hidden Figures, and John Lewis’s graphic novel trilogy March; the representational backwards-gaze upon the national past seems to enact, at a minimum, influential political critique and, at a maximum potential, art-based activism. We welcome proposals for 15-minute papers that consider the political stakes of memory and remembrance in any visual artifact (broadly defined) that engages U.S. culture.

CFP: Musical Theatre and Film

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 19, 2017

Papers are being solicited for the new Musical Theatre and Film area at the Northeast Popular Culture Association Conference to be held October 27 and 28, 2017, at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.

 

This area investigates topic central to the understanding of all aspects of musical theatre and film and their reflections and resonances in popular culture.  Some topics may include:

◾Politics

◾Performance history

◾Canons

◾Divas and Icons

◾Music

◾Choreography

◾Lyrics

◾Writers, composers, directors and designers

◾Formal traditions

◾Critical response

 

Atlantic World Arts: Collision, Fusion, Re-Vision

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:09pm
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 24, 2017

Call for Papers

Atlantic World Arts: Collision, Fusion, Re-Vision                             

An International, Interdisciplinary Conference                                                                                     

Sponsored by the Atlantic World Research Network and The National Folk Festival                                    

http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/ 

Call for papers "Danza e Ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni", n.9, 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:09pm
Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Call for papers

Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni”, n.9, 2017

 

"Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni" selects original contributions for the 9th issue, scheduled for publication by the end of 2017. D&R is an open access journal edited by Eugenia Casini Ropa and published by the Department of Arts (University of Bologna).

 

Deadline Extended!! Stages in Transition: South Asia and the Diaspora

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:24am
Hunter College, City University of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

Deadline Extended!!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Symposium

 

Stages in Transition: South Asia and the Diaspora

 

Hunter College

City University of New York

 

April 29, 2017

 

Theater of South Asia and the diaspora is a rich topic for exploration, particularly in our current political climate, in which questions of cultural identity, citizenship, personal and cultural expression, movement between cultures and geographic borders are all at the forefront of public discourse globally. How do place and space, our understanding of home and belonging come to inflect the theater that we make?

 

Disbelief 2017

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:17am
Eötvös Loránd University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

DISBELIEF

From the Renaissance to Romanticism25-7/May/2017 // Email: disbelief2017@gmail.com Website: http://disbelief2017.wixsite.com/emerg // Keynote speakers: Péter Dávidházi (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary), Tim Fulford ( De Montfort University), Nicholas Halmi (The University of Oxford, UK), Ágnes Péter (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary),Tzachi Zamir (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel).

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!  

 

Shakespeare Unbound

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:08pm
Société Française Shakespeare
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

2018 Conference of the French Shakespeare Society

Paris, Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 January 2018

Call for papers

The Société Française Shakespeare is dedicating its annual conference to “Shakespeare Unbound”. The topic addresses Shakespeare’s propensity to negotiate with dominant ideologies, his ability to break and renew formal and cultural rules and his long-lasting influence in creating innovative dramatic and poetic forms, new words and thoughts, “And all that faith creates or love desires, / Terrible, strange, sublime and beauteous shapes” (Shelley), Prometheus-like.

REUNION: The Dallas Review

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:33pm
Chelsea Barnard / The University of Texas at Dallas, School of Arts & Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

REUNION: The Dallas Review, a graduate journal of the School of Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas, is now taking submissions for Volume 7, to be published in 2017.  The editors of Reunion are looking for submissions in the following genres: Visual Arts.  The subject of your submission is limited only by your imagination.  All submissions should be sent through Submittable at the following address: https://reunionthedallasreview.submittable.com/submit and should follow the guidelines outlined below.  We look forward to reading and viewing your work.

GeneralFormatting Guidelines:

Evidently Set Forth: God and the Human Stage

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 4:45pm
Christian Literary Studies Group
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Evidently Set Forth: God and the Human Stage
Corpus Christi College, Oxford, UK, Saturday 4 November 2017

Offers of papers are invited on aspects of the history and theory of drama, tragedy, drama in Biblical narrative, mystery plays, Biblical dramas, Puritanism and the theatres, and modern drama, including poetic drama, closet drama and studio drama. Performance is within this remit, as also is theo-drama. Papers may adopt a historical or thematic approach, or may discuss individual plays or books, or draw comparisons e.g. as between King Lear and the Book of Job. The CLSG interest is in Exploring Christian and Biblical themes in Literature.

 

Call for Applications -- Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research Summer 2017

updated: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:28pm
Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dear colleagues,

A reminder that applications for the 2017 Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research are due on March 1, 2017. Please see additional information below.

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RMMRA Annual Conference CFP DUE DATE MARCH 15th

updated: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:58pm
Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 2017
“Reformations during the Middle Ages and Renaissance”
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO
June 22–24, 2017

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

 

*UPDATE* 2nd & Final CFP for Acting Out: The IV International Flann O'Brien Conference (Salzburg)

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:31pm
Acting Out: The IV International Flann O'Brien Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 5, 2017

2nd and Final CFP Deadline: 5 March 2017

Keynote Speakers

  • Anne Fogarty (University College Dublin)
  • Stanley E. Gontarski (Florida State University)
  • Maebh Long (University of Waikato)

Guest Writers

  • Arthur Riordan (Improbable FrequencySlattery’s Sago SagaThe Train)
  • Alan Titley (The Dirty Dust, In My Own Words: Flann O'Brien Speaks)
  • Joanna Walsh (Vertigo, Hotel, Grow a Pair)

Performances

“The accent of his tongue affecteth him:” “Accentism” and/in Shakespeare

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:22pm
ESRA (European Shakespeare Research Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

As part of the ESRA 2017 Congress, “Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage” (Gdansk, 27-30 July), Dr Carla Della Gatta and Dr Adele Lee invite contributions to the following seminar:

The accent of his tongue affecteth him:” “Accentism” and/in Shakespeare

Visual South Asia: International Conference on Anthropological Explorations of Media and Culture

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:03pm
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and South Asian University, New Delhi, India
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Conference on VISUAL SOUTH ASIA:

Anthropological Explorations of Media and Culture

Co-organized by

Department of Anthropology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh &

Department of Sociology, South Asian University, New Delhi, India

On 10 – 11, MAY, 2017

At Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

21st-century Ireland: Culture and critique (MLA 2018 guaranteed panel)

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:02pm
Forum for Irish Languages Literatures and Cultures/MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

CFP: 21st-century Ireland: Culture and critique (guaranteed panel)
Abstracts welcome on responses in Irish literature, journalism, performance, film, and new media to recent and/or current uncertainties in Ireland, post-Brexit UK, and post-Trump America.

300-word abstracts by 10 March 2017; Mary M. Burke

“Show thy queere substance”: The Queer, the Early Modern and the Now

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
Queer London Research Forum @ University of Westminster
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

“Show thy queere substance”: The Queer, the Early Modern and the Now

Friday 7th July (evening) and Saturday 8th July 2017

Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster

 

 

4H: History, Hamilton & Hip hop in High School

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:07pm
Jan Susina/ Eng. Dept., ISU for 2018 MLA Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

CFP for 2018 MLA

4H: History, Hamilton, & Hip hop in High School

2018 MLA Conference, New York City, January 4-7, 2018

Session sponsored by MLA’s Children & Young Adult Literature Forum

MLA 2018 – Theatrical Collaboration

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:05pm
Laura Mielke / ALS & ATDS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

The American Literature Society and the American Theatre and Drama Society invite individual proposals for a co-sponsored panel on the theme of “Theatrical Collaboration” at the 2018 MLA convention in New York City (Jan 4-7, 2018).

MLA 2018 - Performing Philosophy

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:05pm
Laura Mielke / ATDS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

The American Theatre and Drama Society invites individual proposals on the broad theme of “Performing Philosophy,” to be considered for the ATDS-sponsored panel at the 2018 MLA convention in New York City (Jan 4-7, 2018).

We encourage submissions that take up such topics as: 

Wooden O Symposium - August 7-9, 2017

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:05pm
Wooden O Symposium / Southern Utah University-Utah Shakespeare Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

WOODEN O SYMPOSIUM • SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY • AUGUST 7–9, 2017
Cedar City, Utah, USA

The Wooden O Symposium is a cross-disciplinary conference exploring Medieval through Early Modern Studies, through the text and performance of Shakespeare’s plays. Scholars from all disciplines are encouraged to submit papers that offer insights and new ideas springing from the era of William Shakespeare. 

The symposium is hosted by Southern Utah University and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Conference attendees will have the unique opportunity of immersing themselves in research, text, and performance in one of the most beautiful natural settings in the western United States.

Territory, Politics and Performance in Tudor England

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:05pm
Northumbria University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union constitutes the most momentous separation of British-European political culture since the Protestant Reformation.  As scholarly and public interest in ideas of British political identity continues to sharpen, this conference explores themes of division and devolution in drama written at the dawn of the British Empire.  Looking to Britain’s uncertain future by learning about its past can tell us much about how literature responds to drastic political change, not least in terms of the territories (real and imagined) with which it is invested. Recent events across the Atlantic also point to the complex dis/unities of political leadership, religion, and physical spaces.

Soviet and Post-Soviet Shakespeares

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:04pm
The Shakespearean International Yearbook
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Special Section on Soviet and Post-Soviet Shakespeares in The Shakespearean International Yearbook (2019)

We invite contributions for a special section on Soviet and post-Soviet engagements with Shakespearean drama and Shakespeare as a culturally significant figure. We are particularly interested in ideologically influenced performance, translation, literary adaptation, and scholarship. Papers might focus on how Soviet approaches to Shakespeare were influenced by the evolution of cultural policies from 1917 to 1991, or examine treatments of Shakespeare in post-Soviet states from 1991 until the present. Contributors are also encouraged to consider Soviet and post-Soviet Shakespeare in languages other than Russian.

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”

 

The 16th Annual University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Student Theatre Conference Impetus / Action / Reaction

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:04pm
University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Student Theatre Conference / UW-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2017

The 16th Annual University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Student Theatre Conference

Impetus / Action / Reaction

 

Call for Papers, Discussion Panels, Workshops, and Performances

April 7th & 8th, 2017

The University of Wisconsin, Madison, Union South

 

The UW-Madison Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Organization (TDGSO) will sponsor the Graduate Student Theatre Conference on April 7th and 8th, 2017. The theme for this conference is based upon the instigation and methodology that leads to performative action, both on stage and in our communities.

 

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