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Performance, Religion, and Spirituality Call for Abstracts

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 9:05am
Performance, Religion, and Spirituality (Journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018



Performance, Religion, and Spirituality

General Call for Abstracts and Papers

Volume 1 Issue 2, Summer 2018


Authors are welcome to submit articles or abstracts for the general issues of PRS at any time.


Online Journal Romeo and Juliet

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:14am
Universities of Caen and Le Mans, France & Farmington/Maine, USA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

CFP : Online Journal.

Romeo and Juliet, From Page to Image

            The mythology of Romeo and Juliet is world-famous. Within the Shakespearean canon, it is one of the most performed and adapted plays on the stage and on the page. Contemporary interpretations, whether drawn from illustrators or musicians, actors or scenographers, novelists or poets, YouTubers or performance artists, storytellers or playwrights, have explored and exploited this mythology, conveying new meanings from iconic images, contemporariness from timelessness.

Lyrical Letters, or Missives with Melodies -- MLA 2019

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 9:59am
Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2108

A session to be held at Modern Language conference in Chicago, January 3-6, 2019.  Sponsored by the Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations.
Analysis and appreciation of the artistic functions and contributions of sung letters in musical plays and operas.   In these days of e mail, Twitter, etc., it can be hard to remember that, at one time, correspondence was done more slowly by letter, and that the reading and/or writing of letters was often an important part of theatrical events.  You are invited to submit proposals that explore this phenomenon.  250 word abstracts by 20 March 2018; Mail abstracts to Shoshana Knapp (

"Go Back and Pick up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium"

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:21am
Sandra G. Shannon/ August Wilson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018




“Go Back and Pick Up the Ball: An August Wilson Society Colloquium”

April 26-28, 2018


SCMLA - Renaissance Drama, San Antonio, TX, 10/11/18-10/14/18 (March 31st Deadline)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:20am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Renaissance Drama panel of the SCMLA is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 conference. This panel is open to all approaches and topics that relate to any aspect of Renaissance Drama. Please submit an abstract of 250-300 words along with a brief biographical note to Mr. Nicholas A. Brush at or

For more information about the 2018 SCMLA conference, please see:

Fall 2018 Conference on Domestic Tragedies—“Death and Domesticity”

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:10pm
Resurgens Theatre Company / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Resurgens Theatre Company, along with the Georgia State University Department of English, is pleased to announce our second biennial conference on early modern verse drama by Shakespeare’s contemporaries, “Death and Domesticity.” We’re calling for papers that examine some aspect of Renaissance era domestic tragedies, but we also welcome topics involving the influence of murder plays on performance and/or early modern print culture. The conference will be held at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse (499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308) on September 28 and 29, 2018.

Performance Matters

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:12am
Modern Language Association, Middle English Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Modern Language Association 2019 National Convention

3–6 January, 2019

Chicago, Illinois