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The Performance and Performativity of Violence

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
The Performance of the Real Research Theme, University of Otago
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Performance and Performativity of Violence

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by The Performance of the Real Research Theme

The University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 19-21 June, 2017

 

Keynotes:

Professor Bruce Johnson (Macquarie University, Australia and University of Turku, Finland)

Dr Lisa Fitzpatrick (University of Ulster, Ireland)

 

Marx and Shakespeare

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
Hugh Grady
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

 

Call for Papers

For a special issue of Shakespeare: A Journal marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, we are inviting submissions of papers related to the issue's central topic of investigating Marx's impact, in a broad sense, on Shakespeare studies, either by exemplifying it in your own way or by commenting directly on it. Reference to the situation in our contemporary world as part of the overall argument would be welcome as well. We are also looking for papers that investigate Shakespeare’s influence on Karl Marx and the development of his writings.

The proposed length for this is 6000 words, and the journal requires double-blind peer evaluation. We expect a strong issue.

Lies. Alternative Expressions of Reality/NEW DEADLINE

updated: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 6:20am
University of Naples "L'Orientale"
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 4, 2017

“The philosophy of lying can be full of dark corners” (Saint Augustine, On Lying, 395 A.D.). Over time, in all spheres of the human experience, the attempts to define the concept of ‘lying’ have been numerous and have resulted in a dichotomous relationship with either ‘truth’ or ‘reality’. Both elusive and tempting, lying is a mode of communicate and influence others’ beliefs and behaviours which reveals itself in a wide range of forms: imagination, creation, invention, artifice, (dis)simulation, omission, pretence, change, disfiguration, deception, forgery, manipulation, etc.

CFP: PG Symposium *Authenticity, Performance, and (‘Post')Truth in Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media*

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
The University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Authenticity, Performance, and (‘Post’)Truth in Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media

 

With Professor Helen Wood (University of Leicester) as keynote speaker

 

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York, is delighted to announce its 8th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on 22 June 2017.

 

Research Papers on World Literature

updated: 
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Impressions : A Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

ImpressionsA Bi-Annual Refereed Journal of English StudiesISSN 0974-892X
 Dear Readers,

 

The latest issue of Impressions  (Vol. XI, Issue I, January 2017) is now accessible at www.impressions.org.in.

Writing About Contemporary Artists: Challenges, Practices, and Complexities

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:28pm
University of Surrey, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 29, 2017

‘WRITING ABOUT CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS: CHALLENGES, PRACTICES, AND COMPLEXITIES’: CALL FOR PAPERS

 

An international, multi-disciplinary three-day conference to be hosted at the University of Surrey, UK, Friday 20 – Sunday 22 October 2017.

 

BOOK COLLECTION: Edward Albee as Dramatic and Theatrical Innovator

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Michael Y. Bennett / Editor, New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies book series
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Submissions for Volume Three of New Perspectives in Edward Albee Society, the Official Publication of the Edward Albee Society. (Published annually by Brill from which Volume One, Edward Albee and Absurdism, is now available)

 

Topic: Edward Albee as Dramatic and Theatrical Innovator

 

We are seeking essays that explore Albee’s plays for innovations in theatrical style, dramatic structure, creation of great characters (from both a performance and observation of human behavior perspective), and subject matter (e.g., mistreatment of the elderly, reversal of gender roles in conventional marriage, death and dying).

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Performing The Early Modern English Woman (1500-1710): Seeing and Being Seen on the Domestic, Civic, and Dramatic Stage.

updated: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 12:57am
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

For Early Modern Women, the very act of seeing or being seeing was fraught. Whether in their domestic roles or later as they first appeared on English stages, much was talked about the gaze of the early modern woman and the sway she held over others' gazes. Whether she was catching the eye of a potential lover or looking longingly after her children, her freedom, her future, the language of sight surrounds these women. This panel will look for papers exploring the theatrical power within these depictions of women seeing and being seen. The performative nature of being a woman who must appear chaste while remaining sexually desirable.

Defiant Embodiments in Theatre, Sport, and Performance / TaPRA Performance and the Body WG Interim Event

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 1:18pm
Brunel University London / Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

Call for Proposals: 

Defiant Embodiments in Theatre, Sport, and Performance

A One-Day Symposium and Workshop / TaPRA Performance and the Body Working Group Interim Event, co-funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council

29 April 2017, Brunel University London, Indoor Athletic Centre 

Call Deadline: 20 March 2017

Keynote Presentation: Kira O’Reilly, live artist and Lecturer in Ecology and Contemporary Performance, Theatre Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki.

International Conference on Music, Avant-Gardes and Counterculture | Invisible Republic: Music, Lettrism, Avant-Gardes

updated: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 7:39am
University of Lisbon/School of Arts and Humanities and University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017

International Conference on Music, Avant-Gardes and Counterculture: October 25-27

 

Venue: University of Lisbon/ School of Arts and Humanities and Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (Maat)

Conference organized by: Anabela Duarte (ULisbon) and Andrew Hussey (ULondon)

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