Shakespeare Association of America

Recent Calls for Papers


  • The Medieval and Early Modern Folklore section of the American Folklore Society is organizing two panels at this year’s joint meeting of the American Folklore Society and ISFNR, to be held in Miami 19-22 October 2016. The sessions are “‘Into the Vale of Years’: Musings on ‘the Incomplete’ on the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Passing” (on the idea of incomplete/revised texts, the idea of the incomplete, etc. in the works of Shakespeare) and “‘Tell My Story’: Musings on Narrative on the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Passing” (on the theme of the idea of the construction of narrative, false narrative, etc.) Contact information, a short abstract (100 words), and a long abstract (300) for 15-20-minute papers should be sent to to Kerry Kaleba at by 25 March 2016.
  • The journal Romanesques invites contributes to a special volume on “Shakespeare and the Novel,” to be published in spring 2017. The deadline is 1 November 2016.
  • Michael LoMonico, the Folger Library’s Senior Consultant on Nation Education, will be guest editing a forthcoming issue of Critic, the College English Association’s journal, on “Teaching Shakespeare in Today’s Classrooms.”
  • Call for Papers for “Cervantes and Shakespeare” at the SEDERI (Spanish and Portuguese Association for English Renaissance Studies) annual conference, meeting at Valladolid from 3-7 May 2016. Deadline is 10 January 2016.
  • Call for Papers for “Shakespearean Communities” to be held at the University of Portsmouth on 14-16 April 2016. Deadline is 15 January 2016.
  • Call for Papers for “Visual Shakespeare” at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., invites paper and full panel proposals focusing on any aspect of Shakespeare and the visual for an artistic/academic conference on 14-15 October 2016. Deadline is 15 February 2016.
  • Call for Papers for Shakespeare: The Next 400 Years, 22-24 April, 2016 at Kronborg Castle, Helsingør, Denmark.