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Recent Calls for Papers

  • 2017 National Humanities Conference is now calling for proposals. The conference, to be held November 2-5, 2017 in Boston, will explore how we can deepen, expand, and re-envision the public role of the humanities. The National Humanities Conference, co-sponsored by the National Humanities Alliance and the Federation of State Humanities Councils, brings together higher education-based scholars, state humanities councils, and other public facing humanities organizations on a national level. More details and the call for proposals can be found here. Please contact Beatrice Gurwitz with any questions or for support in building sessions. (Deadline: 15 March 2017)

  • Cahiers Shakespeare en devenir (Numéro Anniversaire 2017), Shakespeare and Africa would like to explore the relationship between Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, that of Shakespeare but also his contemporaries, and the representation of Africa, or, from a contextual viewpoint, the perception of the African continent in early modern England. The issue will also discuss 19th-21st c. re-writings, appropriations and adaptations of Shakespeare by African and African-American writers, stage directors and film directors. Click here for a full description of the call. Completed papers, in English or in French, should be sent by late April 2017 along with an abstract, a contributor’s bio and a list of keywords, to Yan Brailowsky and Pascale Drouet. (Deadline: April 2017)

  • 5th International Conference on American Drama and Theater “Migrations in American Drama and Theater” (Université de Lorraine, Nancy, 4–6 June 2018) invites proposals. Working in partnership with the American Theater and Drama Society (ATDS) and the Spanish universities of Cádiz, Sevilla, and Madrid Autónoma, the research group I.D.E.A. (“Théories et pratiques de l’interdisciplinarité dans les études anglophones”) and the Université de Lorraine are announcing a call for papers. This conference will be dedicated to the study of migrations, understood in a broad sense. The four previous conferences were held in Málaga, 2000; Málaga, 2004; Cádiz, 2009; and Sevilla, 2012; topics included violence, plays and players, politics, and the romance of the theater. For more information click here. (Deadline: 15 September 2017)

  • Lever Press, a peer-reviewed, open access publisher of scholarly monographs in the humanities, the arts, and the humanistic social sciences, has officially launched. Proposals for new works and new series are now being welcomed at the Lever Press website. Information and instructions for submissions may be found here.