Issue #3 of the Journal of Festive Studies is now live!

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
January 21, 2022
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Social Sciences, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Cultural History / Studies

The current issue of the Journal of Festive Studies (Vol. 3) is now live! We hope you will enjoy this feast of thought-provoking research and artistic work related to "The Materiality of Festivity."

Our next issue (Vol. 4) is scheduled for release in the Fall. We are currently accepting stand-alone submissions, in the form of either original academic research or artistic work related to festivity. As always, thank you for your support and interest in the journal.

Charles Deering McCormick Library Research Grant – Northwestern University Libraries

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
April 1, 2022
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Northwestern University Libraries is happy to report our travel grant to support research at the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections and University Archives at Northwestern University.

DOGMAS IN LITERATURE and LITERARY MISSIONARY: TEXT, READER AND CRITIQUE

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, British History / Studies

This book project aims to examine the existence of dogma in literature and some cult texts, and how dogmas in literature are conveyed to various audiences as a mission by some literary readers, experts and academics. The questions leading up to the volume are varied and their answers require lengthy examination a

CFP: Popular Culture Association Annual Conference-Biographies Area (Virtual Conference--April 13-16, 2022)--Extended Submission Deadline 1/21/22

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 21, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Biography, Film and Film History, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

The Popular Culture Association will be holding its annual conference virtually  April 13-16, 2022.

The Biographies Area is soliciting papers that examine the connections between biography and popular culture. Papers and full panel presentations regarding any aspect of popular culture and biography are encouraged. Potential topics might include:

Call for Chapters: Revealing Posthuman Encounters in Performance

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
February 28, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Environmental History / Studies

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS 

Revealing Posthuman Encounters in Performance
Edited by Stefano Boselli and Sarah Lucie
Abstract proposals due by February 28, 2022

Speaking of Shakespeare: James Shapiro

Type: 
Announcements Administration
Date: 
May 1, 2022
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, American History / Studies

This is a talk with James Shapiro of Columbia University, mostly about his recent book, ’Shakespeare in a Divided America’. He is also the author of books on Shakespeare’s life and times, antisemitism in Shakespeare, and the Shakespearean authorship (non) question: https://youtu.be/ldoi4P6-sIA.

 

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