Players and Playing in Eighteenth-Century Drama

deadline for submissions: 
December 14, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Bender / SCSECS
contact email: 

This panel will consider papers that explore “players and playing,” broadly interpreted, in drama of the long eighteenth century. Possible topics include games, gambling, and other forms of play; actors, acting styles, and staging; and representations of drama and the theater. Submit abstracts to Ashley Bender at

This year's conference will be held February 23-24 in Oxford, MS. For more information, visit the website at