MEETINGS IN 2016-2017 (both ISS-sponsored and not)



      Conferences and Symposia sponsored or co-sponsored by the International Shaw Society take place at least once a year, and some years there may be two or three events.  In addition, there are often Calls for Papers on Shaw topics at conferences not sponsored by the ISS, and the list below includes those as well.  You can go directly to the ISS conference or symposium homepage by clicking on the highlighted title below; for the others, just query or send abstracts to the email address listed:


Summer Shaw Symposium

The Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

July 22-24, 2016

Deadline for submitting papers and grant applications is May 1 2016

Send abstracts & queries to Professor Brad Kent at Brad.Kent@lit.ulaval.ca.

Travel Grants & Bryden Scholarships Available

For details, see http://www.shawsociety.org/SummerSymposium-2016.htm




A Conference in July of 2017 is being planned for Toronto (at York U.) and Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario (at the Shaw Festival).  More information as it becomes available.


A Chicago Symposium is being planned for Spring of 2018 

in conjunction with the ShawChicago Theater Co.




Special Shaw Session at the 2016 MLA Convention


 “Bernard Shaw and New Media: 1879-2015”

MLA Convention at Austin, Texas

January 7-10, 2016

Deadline for submitting papers was March 15, 2015

Send abstracts & queries to Professor Jennifer Buckley at jennifer-buckley@uiowa.edu.

See www.shawsociety.org/Shaw-at-2016-MLA.htm for suggestions for topics.




Comparative Drama Conference

Baltimore: March 31-April 2, 2016,

Deadline for submitting papers for the Shaw Session is Dec. 1, 2015.

The deadline above is likely to be the same in 2016 for the Shaw Session at the 2016 conference.

Send abstracts & queries to Professor Tony Stafford at tstaffor@utep.edu









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