CFP on the Plays of Lisa Loomer

deadline for submissions: 
December 2, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama Conference (Orlando, April 6-8, 2017)
contact email: 

The Plays of Lisa Loomer


The 41st Comparative Drama Conference will feature Lisa Loomer as its Keynote Speaker on April 7, 2017 and in honor of her appearance we will offer panels on her plays.

While we welcome papers on any aspect of Loomer’s plays, some possible topics to explore include:


Connections with and influences by María Irene Fornés

Questions about ethnicity

The theatricalization of parenting/parenthood

Body imagery and questions about beauty

Gender politics


Proposal Guidelines

Please send the following as an email attachment to William Boles ( by 2 December 2016.

  • Paper Title
  • 250-word abstract
  • Contact information (name, institutional affiliation, rank/status, mailing address)


Conference Details

The 41st annual Comparative Drama Conference is hosted by Rollins College and will take place 6-8 April 2017 at the Double Tree Hilton in downtown Orlando, Florida. Panels consist of three 15-minute presentations followed by questions. Papers presented at the conference may be submitted for publication consideration in the CDC's peer-reviewed annual book series Text & Presentation. For more details about the conference see the CDC website: