Saturday, November 19, 2011

CFP: 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium (5/1/2012; 7/27-29/2012)

The 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium, July 27-29, 2012
Deadline: May 1, 2012

Sponsored by The Academy of the Shaw Festival and the International Shaw Society, the 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario will take place on July 27-28-29, 2012 at the Festival Theater, centered around the two Shaw plays in the 2012 repertory. For details about Bryden Scholarships/ISS travel grants, registration, accommodations, schedules, etc., please go to For the full repertory season, see

Proposals for papers (of 20 minutes maximum and focused as much as possible on Bernard Shaw’s  Misalliance and/or The Millionairess, or on comparisons between them and other plays or between Shaw and other playwrights in the Festival repertory) should be sent to Dr. Brad Kent, preferably as an attachment to an email (to, or by mail to 
Professor Brad Kent, Département des littératures, Pavillon Charles De Koninck, bureau 3307, Université Laval, Québec, QC G1V 0A6, CANADA. Include a 300-500 word abstract and, if you’re new to him, a brief letter of introduction and a c.v.  Those applying for scholarships/grants should submit additional information (see website for a form and instructions). Deadline for both abstracts and scholarship/grant applications is May 1, 2012.