41st Comparative Drama Conference
Text & Presentation
2017 Keynote Event
A Conversation with Lisa Loomer
April 7, 2017
Call for Papers
Drama, Theatre and Young People
A two-day symposium organised by CECILLE and CEAC
with the participation of Compagnie Théâtre du Prisme, Action Culture and RADAC
Lille University (Villeneuve d’Ascq), 2-3 February 2017
Scientific Committee: Constantin Bobas (CECILLE – Université de Lille), Claire Hélie (CECILLE – Université de Lille), Véronique Perruchon (CEAC – Université de Lille)
Thursday 2 February 2017: Symposium
Call for papers
The Harold Pinter Review is seeking journal articles for its 2018 issue. Essays on Pinter are welcome, but we would like to encourage essays on other modern and contemporary dramatists for this issue, as well. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. To submit an article for review, please use the Penn State Press Editorial Manager: http://www.editorialmanager.com/hpr/default.aspx
ART@IU’s 5th Annual Graduate Symposium in Theatre and Performance Studies
March 31st and April 1st 2017
Indiana University, Bloomington
In Patricia Hill Collins’ 2016 book Intersectionality she defines the titular concept as “a way of understanding and analyzing the complexity in the world, in people, and in human experience.” ART@IU’s Graduate Symposium will provide generous intersectional space in which scholars and practitioners from various disciplines can converge.
Proposals for papers, performances, and round table discussions might address questions of:
Will’s Word and World: Commemorating the Bard
To commemorate the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare, AJILE (Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises, E-ISSN 2456-1754) plans to bring out a special issue containing academic articles exploring various avenues of Shakespeare studies. This special volume shall be multidisciplinary in its content and welcomes scholarly contributions from the fields of literature and language, history and culture, stage and costumes, gender and performance. However other relevant topics are also encouraged for submission.
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
Pinter Panel/MMLA 2017
The International Harold Pinter society seeks papers on Pinter Modalities. Papers might address such topics as presence and absence, sound, visuals, space, the body as sign, movement, and narrative. We especially welcome proposals that promise innovative or unconventional presentational modes. 350-word abstracts are due 1 April 2017 to Ann C. Hall, email@example.com.
The Drama Caucus MMLA. Play and Passivism.
In contradistinction to the MMLA General Theme, “Arts and Activism,” the Drama Caucus seeks papers on play and passivism in modern and contemporary drama. Papers might address such topics as pointlessness, lethargy, apathy, ennui, and incompetence. We especially welcome proposals that promise innovative or unconventional presentational modes. 350-word abstracts are due 1 April 2017 to Matthew Bowman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Bucharest, Romania, is pleased to host the Seventh International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature, and the Arts. The conference will be held in Bucharest from Tuesday 6th to Thursday 8th June 2017. The main conference venue will be the Odeon Theatre in Bucharest. Abstracts (up to 1 page) are invited for papers relating any aspect of consciousness (as defined in a range of disciplines involved with consciousness studies) to any aspect of theatre, performance, literature, music, fine arts, media arts and any sub-genre of those. We also welcome creative work!
Inaugural Sponsored Panel by the David Henry Hwang Society
The David Henry Hwang Society was founded in 2016 at the Comparative Drama Conference with the goal of promoting scholarly examination of Hwang’s theatrical works. Since his first breakout play, FOB, in 1980, David Henry Hwang has proven the most significant and prolific Asian American playwright to date. From the global phenomenon of M. Butterfly and more recent successes with Yellow Face and Chinglish,Hwang has staged stories of the Asian American experience and explored questions of race, culture, and identity.