The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, co-sponsored by the Spanish universities of Cádiz and Sevilla and the University of Lorraine in France, and working in partnership with the American Theater and Drama Society (ATDS), the International Susan Glaspell Society, the Arthur Miller Society, the Eugene O’Neill Society, and RADAC (Recherches sur les arts dramatiques anglophones contemporains), is announcing a call for papers for the conference “‘Game Over!’: U.S. Drama and Theater and the End(s) of an American Idea(l)” to be held from 1 to 3 June 2022 at La Cristalera, located in the accessible northern mountains of Madrid.
This 6th International Conference on American Drama and Theater will be dedicated to the study of ends and new beginnings, games and gaming, players and playing, especially during, but not limited to, the current coronavirus pandemic. The five previous conferences were held in Málaga, 2000; Málaga, 2004; Cádiz, 2009; Sevilla, 2012; and Nancy (France), 2018; topics included violence, plays and players, politics, romance and migrations in and of the theater.
Abstracts due: 15 October 2021
Conference website: https://sites.google.com/view/americandramaconfmadrid2022
CALL FOR PAPERS
6th International Conference on American Drama and Theater
“‘Game Over!’: U.S. Drama and Theater and the
End(s) of an American Idea(l)”
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
1–3 June 2022
The following keynote speakers have accepted to join us:
Linda Ben-Zvi (Professor Emeritae, Colorado State University and Tel-Aviv University)
Christopher Bigsby (Emeritus Professor, University of East Anglia)
Lauren Gunderson (Playwright and screenwriter)
Stephen Scott-Bottoms (Professor, University of Manchester)Harvey Young (Professor, Boston University)
To submit a paper, a roundtable discussion, or an already organized panel, please consult the full Call for Papers here: https://sites.google.com/view/americandramaconfmadrid2022/call-for-papers. Abstracts of 300 words, along with a brief CV, should be submitted as an attached file to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 October 2021.