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Drama and Society

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 8:57am
Kimberly Jew/PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2016

114th Annual PAMLA Conference - Pasadena, California

Friday, November 11 - Sunday, November 13, 2016

Extended deadline: July 1, 2016

 

Panel: “Drama and Society”

Drama has long served as a communal mirror to society, reflecting its habits, aesthetics, politics and cultural norms. This panel seeks to explore the ways in which drama reveals its intricate relationship to society; how does drama (through both text and performance) support, embody and critique the world in which it was created?

 

Submit proposals online at http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

Encountering Shakespeare

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 9:09am
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2016

Inviting proposals for

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE

The 40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference

October 20–22, 2016

Wright State University Dayton, Ohio

Proposals accepted until August 15, 2016

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Ayanna Thompson, Professor of English at George Washington University  

Dr. Curtis Perry, Professor of English at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 

Baltimore and the Emergence of the African American Literary Tradition

updated: 
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 3:31pm
Lena Ampadu/Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Baltimore, Maryland, has been the home of several important African American authors, including Frederick Douglass and Frances E. W. Harper.  In addition to these major writers who influenced the emergence of African American protest literature of the tumultuous nineteenth century, there are several other significant writers of prose and poetry who have lived in the city and created African American literature. Notable examples include Zora Neale Hurston, Countee Cullen, Waters Turpin, Eugenia Collier, and Lucille Clifton.

Networks, Nodes, and New Approaches to Adaptation Studies

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 2:46pm
Brigham Young University Humanities Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2016

Networks, Nodes, and New Approaches to Adaptation Studies
Brigham Young University 24-25 February 2017

Call for Scholarly Articles

updated: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:47am
The Shakespeare Newsletter
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Shakespeare Newsletter seeks submissions of a scholarly nature and scope (4000-6000 words) on contemporary engagements with Shakespeare/Early Modern English Drama and/or Theater. We expect “contemporary engagements” to be understood in the most general of ways, including but not limited to the following: contemporary appropriations, approximations, and adaptations; film; performance; digital media; new theoretical approaches; new pedagogies; popular culture; global Shakespeare; archival encounters. Submissions will undergo double-blind peer-review.  One accepted essay will appear in each issue as “The Pendleton Essay,” named after the late SN editor, Thomas Pendleton.

The Great Fire: Reconsidered

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 4:23pm
Gabriella Infante & Rebecca Rideal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Great Fire: Reconsidered – Call for Papers

3 September 2016 – Wren Suite, St Paul’s Cathedral

 

The Great Fire of London has long been held as a watershed moment in London’s history. Over the course of four days in September 1666, an infernal blaze claimed over 13,000 houses, 87 churches and 52 livery halls, and rendered an estimated 70,000 people homeless. Yet while cellars still burned there were whispers at court that the conflagration might actually be ‘the greatest blessing that God ever conferred’ upon King Charles II because it had crippled the ‘rebellious’ City of London; forever opening its gates to royal power.

Queer at Queen’s 2016 Positive Futures: HIV/AIDS Disclosure, Prosecution and Performance

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:13am
Queen's University Belfast (with University College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 5, 2016

Queer at Queen’s 2016

Positive Futures: HIV/AIDS Disclosure, Prosecution and Performance

Queen’s University, Belfast      

18th-19th November

 

                                                                            https://issuu.com/outburstarts/docs/q_q_call_out_2016/1

 

'Lucid reason noting its limits': The Past, Present and Future of the Absurd

updated: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:10am
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association) - Eyal Handelsman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 30TH

For a time, the Absurd was one of the chief literary movements of the day. When Martin Esslin published The Theatre of the Absurd (1960)he would frame various emerging playwrights such as Ionesco, Beckett and Pinter under one label. Though they would reject the term, the notion of the Absurd stuck and would invite a flurry of criticism from the academic world. Interest in the Absurd, however, was like a match, burning with intensity before fizzling out just as suddenly. Why was this the case? Did new trends push the Absurd to the side? Were all of its possible avenues explored? Was the Absurd limited to its temporal context? Or perhaps it evolved into novel concepts such as post-humanism?

 

International Medieval Congress at Leeds

updated: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:16am
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Call for Papers: New Research in the Early Drama of the Low Countries

International Medieval Congress at Leeds

July 3-6, 2017

 

The Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society seeks three 20-minute presentations on

any aspect of medieval and early modern Dutch and Flemish drama for a session at the 2017

International Medieval Congress at Leeds.

We particularly encourage papers that focus on the 2017 IMC conference theme of

otherness. The Low Countries seems a particularly fruitful area of focus for this theme, as they

spent much of the Middle Ages as perpetual “others” with fluid boundaries and constant

(NEMLA 2017) Dramatic Humor in Renaissance Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 5:45pm
NeMLA 2017 Panel -- Nicole Sheriko (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

NeMLA Annual Convention 2017 -- Baltimore, MD (March 22-26)

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