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UPDATE: Medieval Drama and Vernacular Theology at Kalamazoo (9/26/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
David Lavinsky

CFP: Two Sponsored Sessions for the 41st International
Congress in Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, 4-7 May
2006.

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program at the
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites
interdisciplinary, comparative, and global
perspectives on English drama and vernacular theology
in the Middle Ages.

1. New Approaches to Medieval English Drama:
Performing the Religious Other

Possible topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: Performing the City (11/1/05; ACTR, 5/27/06-5/30/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Laura Levin

Apologies for cross-posting.

2006 ACTR Conference / Congrès de l'ARTC 2006
Association for Canadian Theatre Research
Association de la recherche théâtrale au Canada

CALL FOR PAPERS

The next ACTR annual conference will be held May 27 to 30, 2006, at
York University, Toronto, as part of the Congress of the Social
Sciences and Humanities. ACTR welcomes papers on all topics and
practices of interest to the organization, both Canadian and
international.

CFP: Canadian Theatre - Magnetic Forces (10/1/05; 6/27/06-6/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:46pm
Danine Farquharson

The Drama Specialization and the Performance and Communications Media =20=

Diploma of Memorial University of Newfoundland, in association with =20
the Magnetic North Theatre Festival, will be hosting a theatre =20
conference from June 27th to June 29th, 2006.

The Magnetic Forces theatre conference is being held in conjunction =20
with the Magnetic North Theatre Festival, taking place in St. John=92s, =20=

Newfoundland, Canada between June 28 and July 8, 2006.

CFP: Canadian Theatre - Magnetic Forces (10/1/05; 6/27/06-6/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Danine Farquharson

The Drama Specialization and the Performance and Communications Media =20=

Diploma of Memorial University of Newfoundland, in association with =20
the Magnetic North Theatre Festival, will be hosting a theatre =20
conference from June 27th to June 29th, 2006.

The Magnetic Forces theatre conference is being held in conjunction =20
with the Magnetic North Theatre Festival, taking place in St. John=92s, =20=

Newfoundland, Canada between June 28 and July 8, 2006.

CFP: Shakespeare Journal (12/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Gabriel Egan

Call For Papers for Shakespeare, the journal of
the British Shakespeare Association
 
Contributions are invited for the 2006 and 2007 issues
of the new journal entitled Shakespeare being published
Routledge. The journal brings together Shakespeare
scholarship and Shakespeare in performance in order
to open newly emergent debates across disciplines,
and is published online twice a year and in a bound paper volume
comprising two issues once a year. Contributions on all
topics and approaches to Shakespeare will be
considered. The articles selected will be peer-reviewed.

UPDATE: Affect and Excess: The Politics of American Melodrama (Cyprus) (9/23/05; EASA, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Ilka Saal

Please note the corrected date for the conference!

"AFFECT AND EXCESS: THE POLITICS OF AMERICAN MELODRAMDA":

Workshop at European American Studies Association Biennial Conference
"Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the
United States," April 7-10, 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.

We invite papers that examine the politics and aesthetics of American
melodrama (on stage, page, and screen).

Please send queries, abstracts (250 words) and brief bio by September 23,
2005 to isaal_at_richmond.edu or ralphpoole_at_fatih.edu.tr

CFP: Performance Studies Focus Group (11/1/05; ATHE, 8/3/06-8/6/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:38pm
Gwendolyn Alker

The Performance Studies Focus Group (PSFG) of the Association for Theatre in
Higher Education (ATHE) invites proposals for panels, seminars, roundtable
discussions, performances, workshops, and other innovative session formats
for the annual ATHE meeting, which will be held at the Palmer House Hilton
Hotel in Chicago from August 3-6, 2006.
 
This conference marks the twentieth anniversary of ATHE, and will be based
around the theme "Theatrical Milestones: Past Legacies, Present
Possibilities, Future Strategies." We encourage submissions that directly
relate to this particular theme, as well as submissions that engage with
this specific theme to expand and interrogate a wide range of projects. We

CFP: Samuel Beckett and Ireland (10/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Sean Kennedy

In order to mark the centenary of Samuel Beckett=92s birth in 2006, =
essays are
requested for a new volume examining Beckett=92s relationship with =
Ireland.
Entitled Beckett and Ireland: New Perspectives, this volume will offer
readings of Beckett=92s work in a social, political, and cultural =
context.
Although many readings of Beckett=92s work tend to stress his preference =
for a
deterritorialised aesthetic, there have been a number of important =
recent
articles stressing Beckett=92s Irishness, and it is hoped that this =
collection
will build on such work in new and exciting ways. Possible topics might
include:

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CFP: Theatron: Dramatic Lit., Criticism, Theory, or Performance (9/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Emily Fammartino Doyle

Call for Papers

Theatron, a semi-annual theatre journal published out of Washington University
in November and May, is currently accepting submissions, particularly from
graduate students, in five different categories:

-Scholarly papers on the subjects of dramatic literature, criticism, theory,
or performance. Submissions may be written in English, any Romance Language,
or German.
-New ten-minute plays or new translations of plays.
-Production reviews, reviews of new plays or books on the subject of drama.
-Interviews with theatre professionals.
-Letters to the editors.

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare (9/20/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:42am
Melissa Smith

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo invites paper proposals for a panel on
?Romantic Shakespeare?. Broadly considered, Romantic Shakespeare may
refer to Shakespeare?s use of medieval romance; Shakespearean love (and
lust); or even the Romantic period?s reception of Shakespeare. Papers
that are accepted for this panel will be presented at the 41st
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 4-7
May 2006.

Send brief abstracts to Melissa Smith by 20 September 2005:
smithmk2_at_gmail.com
or
smithmk2_at_mcmaster.ca

CFP: Shakespeare and Material Culture (9/20/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Melissa Smith

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo invites paper proposals on Shakespeare and
material culture. Possible topics include but are not limited to props
and costumes; material conditions of theatrical production (past and
present); different forms of Shakespearean production (print editions;
television and film adaptation; comics). Papers that are accepted for
the panel on Shakespeare and material culture will be presented at the
41st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan,
4-7 May 2006.

Send brief abstracts to Melissa Smith by 20 September 2005:
smithmk2_at_gmail.com
 or
smithmk2_at_mcmaster.ca

CFP: Spoken Word Performance (10/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
tcowan_at_ualberta.ca

Call for Abstracts – Journal Issue -- Canadian Theatre Review
Deadline for Abstracts: October 31, 2005

Canadian Theatre Review: "Spoken Word Performance"

CFP: Participations: Audience and Reception Studies (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
J.Rosenbaum

Announcement & Call for submissions

The fourth issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception
studies, a new journal which aims to provide an on-line, interdisciplinary
forum for the fields of audience and reception studies, has just come out.

Issue #4 (August, 2005) includes an editorial by Martin Barker, an article
entitled by Thomas Austin concerning audience perspectives on screen
documentaries, an investigation into the reception of French nationalism in
Germany (Joseph Jurt), and Victoria Knight's study into mass communication
consumption in a closed young offenders institution.

CFP: Rappresentazioni and Medieval Mystery Plays (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:04am
robert michael sulewski

Abstracts now being accepted for a Special Session, Italian Sacre
Rappresentazioni, at the 41st International Congress on Medieval Studies at
Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 4-7, 2006. Papers are welcome on any topic related to
the Rappresentazioni, including but not limited to staging, performance, and
relationships to other mystery plays of medieval Europe.

Please submit abstracts by September 15th (sooner is better) to Rob Sulewski at
the address below. E-mail submissions are preferred because we are obliged to
send any abstracts not accepted for this session to the conference organizers
for general sessions. If you send an abstract, please remember to provide the
following:

CFP: Medieval English Drama and Vernacular Theology (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
dlavinsk_at_umich.edu

Two Sponsored Sessions for the 41st International Congress in Medieval Studies
at Kalamazoo, 4-7 May 2006.

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program at the University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, invites interdisciplinary, comparative, and global perspectives on
English drama and vernacular theology in the Middle Ages.

1. New Approaches to Medieval English Drama: Performing the Religious Other

Possible topics might include but are not limited to:

•Representations of Islam and the East
•Christian-Jewish relations
•Representations of Catholics in Early Protestant Drama
•Women and gender in Corpus Christi drama

CFP: Theatres of Global Suffrage (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
donia.mounsef_at_yale.edu

Theatres of Global Suffrage: The Plays, Performance and Protest of
Women's Rights

We are seeking proposals for an edited collection on women suffrage
theatre.

CFP: Film Exhibtion and Theater Preservation (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
Debcar6569_at_aol.com

 
CFP: FILM EXHIBITION AND THEATER PRESERVATION
The 27th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2005
Submission Guidelines:
Send a 150 word abstract and brief bio to
Deborah Carmichael
Oklahoma State University
Dept. of English
205 Morrill Hall
Stillwater OK 74078
Or submit electronically
Debcar6569_at_aol.com
Topics may include but are not limited to:
Film exhibition history
International film exhibition
Economic, social, and cultural significance of film exhibition
Movie theaters and community identity

CFP: 19C Theatre and the Visual Arts (UK) (4/30/06; 7/13/06-7/15/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:36pm
Kate Newey

Call for Papers
Ruskinian Theatre: The Victorian Theatre and the Visual Arts (Lancaster
University, 13-15 July 2006)

Proposals are invited for papers and respondents for a 2 day colloquium
sponsored by the History Department and the Ruskin Programme at
Lancaster University, and the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts,
University of Birmingham.

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