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UPDATE: Close Relations: the Spaces of Greek and Roman Theatre (Australia) (4/10/06; 9/20/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:31pm
Paul Monaghan

UPDATE - CALL FOR PAPERS - deadline extended to April 10, 2006

CLOSE RELATIONS: THE =91SPACES=92 OF GREEK AND ROMAN THEATRE

An international, multi-disciplinary conference linking theatre and=20
performance studies, archaeology, classical studies and reception=20
studies

www.sca.unimelb.edu.au/close

September 20-23, 2006 at the University of Melbourne, Australia
Convenors: Prof. Frank Sear, Paul Monaghan, Jane Montgomery Griffiths

Proposals for presentations of 20 or 40 minutes duration, including=20
title and abstract of up to 200 words must be received by April 10,=20
2006

CFP: Samuel Beckett: History, Memory, Archive (8/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:31pm
Sean Kennedy

       Beckett Studies has changed radically since Richard Gilman claimed that Beckett's imagination worked "almost entirely outside history". In recent years, much work has been done to recover the relevant social and cultural contexts for Beckett's work, and this process has been greatly expedited by continuing efforts to disseminate the contents of the many drafts and manuscripts housed in the archives.
   

CFP: Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival (4/30/06; 8/18/06-8/20/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:31pm
Richard Dietrich

CALL FOR PAPERS for The Third Annual Shaw Symposium at the Shaw
Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, August 18-20, 2006.

PROPOSALS for papers and panel topics (focused as much as possible on
Too True To Be Good and Arms and The Man, the two Shaw plays being
produced at the Shaw Festival, and confined to twenty minutes in
length) should be sent to Dr. Leonard Conolly, preferably as an
attachment to an email (lconolly_at_trentu.ca), or by mail to Professor
Leonard Conolly, Department of English, Trent University,
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9J 7B8. Include a 300-500 word
abstract. Deadline is April 30, 2006.

CFP: Dancing under the Rising Sun: Japanese Colonialism and Dance (4/1/06; 12/8/06-12/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
Yukihiko YOSHIDA

Dear list,

Here is conference on the influences of Japanese Colonialism on Dance.

Yukihiko YOSHIDA

2006 DRST¡ÊDance Research Society, Taiwan¡Ë ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Dancing under the Rising Sun:
The Influences of Japanese Colonialism on Dance in the Asia-Pacific Region

8 - 10 December 2006, Taipei National University of the Arts

Call for Papers

CFP: Shakespearean Adaptations (8/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
Gross, Robert

Call for Papers:

Essays in Theatre/Ètudes théâtrales invites submissions in for a special issue on the subject of Shakespearean adaptations. Topics may include (but are not limited to): adaptations for the stage—including musical theatre, dance, and performance art—as well as adaptations into other media—including literature, film, and television.

Deadline for Submissions: August 1, 2006.

UPDATE: Maria Irene Fornes (grad) (3/20/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Deadline extended:

Maria Irene Fornes

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at (dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Graduate Conference
on April 7-8, 2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the Cuban American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes.
Papers may explore any play and/or issue surrounding
the 20th cent. playwright.

Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to
hmlovejoy_at_yahoo.com by March 20, 2006 (text in the
body of the message; please no attachments).

Proposals sent via snail mail should be postmarked by
March 20, 2006 and sent to:

CFP: What We Do: Thinking/Practicing Theatre (5/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Robert Craig Baum

ABSTRACT DEADLINE (350-500wds)
May 1, 2006

MONOGRAPH TITLE
What We Do: Thinking/Practicing Theatre

EDITOR
Robert Craig Baum, Scholar in Residence
European Graduate School
English Faculty, New Hampshire Community Technical College
Humanities Faculty, Community College of Vermont

UPDATE: Brecht & Broadway (4/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
J. Chris Westgate

The deadline for abstracts has been extended until April 1st 2006.

I am seeking proposals for an edited collection tentatively entitled
"Brecht, Broadway, and American Theater" to be submitted to Cambridge
Scholars Press.

CFP: Book Reviewers for New England Theatre Journal (7/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Allysh1_at_aol.com

CALL FOR BOOK REVIEWERS
for the
NEW ENGLAND THEATRE JOURNAL - 2006
New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre
Conference) invites Book Reviews for its 2006 edition. A refereed
publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the
study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the
highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional
scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre
performance, design and technology.
NETJ prints two types of Book Reviews: Full reviews (1000 words) and
Briefly Noted (175-200 words each). Following are listed books

CFP: Shakespeare Bulletin: Renaissance Drama in Performance (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
Jeremy Lopez

Shakespeare Bulletin, a peer-reviewed journal published by the Johns
Hopkins University Press, is now accepting submissions for its 2006-07
volumes and beyond. We are interested in critical discussions of
contemporary and/or historical performance, on stage and/or screen, in
the drama of Shakespeare and/or his contemporaries.
 
Submissions and queries should be sent by email to Andrew Hartley,
editor, at: sbeditor_at_email.uncc.edu

CFP: Visual Archives and Embodied Practice (4/15/06; MSA, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Max Brzezinski

CFP: Visual Archives and Embodied Practice

This panel looks to the archive as a motivating device for intervention, rather
than as an inert repository of empirical data. In other words, we're interested
in discussing how archival research becomes embodied in practices, and would
like to reconsider the agents and institutions mediating these embodiments.

UPDATE: Renaissance Drama in Action (4/30/06; 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Jeremy Lopez

Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal for the study of renaissance drama in
performance, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, is pleased
to announce workshop titles for the RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION
conference, to be held November 8-12, 2006 on the University of Toronto
campus.
 
RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION will give scholars interested in performance
an opportunity to grapple with the practical realities of moving from
the page to the stage. Conference participants will sign up for a
rehearsal-and-performance workshop. Each workshop will focus on a
single scene from a play, one which exemplifies particular problems,
challenges, and/or rewards involved in staging renaissance drama.

CFP: Folk Performance (UK) (3/31/06; 6/2/06-6/3/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
ArtandDemo_at_aol.com

“Here we come/ Dyma ni’n diwad”-
Traditional and contemporary folk performances in Britain’

A two-day symposium hosted by the Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of Wales Aberystwyth in collaboration with Aberystwyth Arts Centre

2 + 3 June, 2006

with: Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane (Folk Archive); Doc Rowe and other guests.

http://users.aber.ac.uk/hhp/

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CFP: Beckett Centenary (Ireland) (4/13/06; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Michael O' Sullivan

  100 Years a Dying
  A Post-Mortem on the Work of Samuel Beckett
  
   
  An International, Interdisciplinary Conference in
  Beckett Studies,
  University College Cork,
  26-27 May 2006
   
  

CFP: Essay Collection on Dead Man Walking (5/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Allen, John

CALL FOR PAPERS
ESSAY COLLECTION ON DEAD MAN WALKING
(THE BOOK, FILM, PLAY OR OPERA)

Essays are being sought for a collection to be published by Sacred Heart
University Press titled "Reading and Teaching Dead Man Walking: Essays
on the Book, the Film, the Play, and the Opera." Contributors from any
background or discipline are encouraged to submit essays, as this will
be an interdisciplinary collection. Comparisons between the various
adaptations of Dead Man Walking or to other sources are welcome, as well
as essays which explain approaches to teaching any of the works. In
short, any essay which addresses Dead Man Walking will be considered. =20

CFP: World as Stage / Stage as World (Australia) (5/13/06; 8/4/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:29am
Brett D. Hirsch

CALL FOR PAPERS

                The Fourteenth Annual Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Symposium
        "World as Stage / Stage as World."
An Interdisciplinary Symposium Across Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

Dates:
August 4-5, 2006

Place:
University Club, University of Western Australia, Perth

Keynote Speakers:
Graham Bradshaw, Professor of English, Chuo University
Heather Dubrow, Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison

CFP: Violently Shakespeare (9/15/06; OSC, 11/9/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Joseph Sullivan

The 2006 Ohio Shakespeare Conference will be held on the campus of
Marietta College this coming November 9th-11th. The theme of this
year's meeting will be "Violently Shakespeare." As is always the case
with the OSC, papers that thoughtfully employ any theoretical approach
are welcome. We are posting here on the Penn CFP early in the hope that
you'll consider us when putting together your travel schedule for next
year. Check our web page around mid-April to get complete, updated
information about the Marietta conference. If you visit the page now,
you can read all about our last two meetings (Cincinnati and Toledo).

CFP: Rapt in Secret Studies: Shakespeare Down Under (grad & emerging scholars) (Australia) (3/14/06; 7/14/06-7/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Chris Lee

RAPT IN SECRET STUDIES:
ANZSA Conference for Post-Graduate and Emerging Scholars

A PUBLIC MEMORY RESEARCH CENTRE AND UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND
EVENT
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD SHAKESPEARE 2006, AN INITIATIVE OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

DATE: Friday July 14 and Saturday July 15, 2006

VENUE: Empire Theatres Toowoomba, Queensland, AUSTRALIA

CFP: Close Relations: The Spaces of Greek and Roman Theatre (Australia) (3/24/06; 9/19/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:32pm
Paul Monaghan

Call for papers

Close Relations: The =91Spaces=92 of Greek and Roman Theatre

An international, multi-disciplinary conference linking theatre and=20
performance studies, archaeology, classic studies and reception=20
studies.

Conference dates: September 19-23, 2006

Venue: the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Conference website: http://www.sca.unimelb.edu.au/close/

Convenors

Prof. Frank Sear, Paul Monaghan, Jane Montgomery Griffiths

Topics for papers

This conference examines the =91spaces=92 of Greek and Roman theatre and=20=

the relationships between them.

CFP: Dance Matters (India) (3/30/06; 8/10/06-8/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
nilanjana gupta

CALL FOR PAPERS

Dance Matters

The School of Media, Communication and Culture at
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India is pleased to
announce a two-day symposium titled Dance Matters on
August 10-11 2006. This symposium proposes to bring
to the forefront innovative approaches that have
placed dance at the center of scholarly research on
body, ritual, culture, identity, history, gender, and
power. Selected papers from the symposium will be
published in a book.

CFP: Shakespeare and Related Topics (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Maria Frangos

CFP: Shakespeare and Related Topics (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10-06-11/11/06)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Shakespeare and Related Topics
November 10-11, 2006
UC Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Paper proposals sought for a panel on Shakespeare and Related Topics.
Proposals are
encouraged on any topic in Shakespeare studies; possible topics include:

CFP: Shakespeare's Language: Stylistic and Linguistic Approaches (3/1/06; ESSE 8, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Mireille Ravassat

ESSE 8: LONDON 29 August -- 2 September 2006

The next ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Conference, ESSE
8, will take place at the Institute of English Studies (IES),University of
London, from Tuesday 29 August to Saturday 2 September 2006.

SEMINAR CALL FOR PAPERS
SHAKESPEARE'S LANGUAGE: STYLISTIC AND LINGUISTIC APPROACHES

CFP: Journal of Interactive Drama (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:44pm
Brian David Phillips

Journal of Interactive Drama

A Multi-Discipline Peer-Reviewed Journal of
Scenario-Based Theatre-Style Interactive Drama
Freeform Live Action Roleplaying Games

Call for Papers

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CFP: Death, Dying and Samuel Beckett: Centenary Conference (UK) (9/8/06; 12/1/06-12/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
Dr Philip Tew

=93=91Birth was the death of him=92: Samuel Beckett, Death, Dying and =
All That
Other Unfinished Business'

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An International Conference in honour of Samuel Beckett=92s Centenary

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Avenue Campus, University of Northampton, 1st =96 3rd December 2006

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Co-organized by:

The Centre for Contemporary Fiction & Narrative, School of Arts, =
University
of Northampton;

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies;=20

and the London Beckett Seminar Group

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=93Birth was the death of him. Again. Words are few. Dying too. Birth =
was
the death of him.=94 A Piece of Monologue

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