New Voices in Early Drama Studies (2022 International Congress on Medieval Studies - Virtual)

deadline for submissions: 
September 15, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society

The Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS) continues its annual tradition of inviting all scholars new to the field of early drama studies, in all national and linguistic traditions of early (medieval and early modern) drama, to submit their work to the “New Voices” panel for the 2022 International Congress on Medieval Studies, hosted by the Medieval Institute of Western Michigan University, and to be held virtually, May 9-14, 2022. We specifically invite graduate students and recent PhDs (within four years of receiving the degree) to submit. The panel will consist of three papers and a response by Nicole R. Rice, co-author (with Margaret Aziza Pappano) of The Civic Cycles: Artisan Drama and Identity in Premodern England, winner of the 2016 MRDS David Bevington Award for best new book.

All those hoping to give papers in sessions of papers and/or make contributions to panel discussions and roundtables for the 2022 Congress need to make proposals through the Confex system ( before the September 15, 2021 deadline. Please refer to the Quick Guide for Paper Proposals ( if you have any questions. For further information about the panel, please contact Christina Fitzgerald,