MEETINGS IN 2019 (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 more events.  In addition, there are often Calls for Papers on Shaw topics at conferences not sponsored by the ISS (MLA, Comparative Drama Conference, Irish Studies, etc.), and the list below includes those as well.  You may be able to 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:  



2019 Summer Shaw Symposium

The Shaw Festival

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

August 15-16-17, 2019

Featuring two of Shaw’s major plays:  Getting Married and Man and Superman,

seats for which have to be purchased in addition to registering for the Symposium.

To register for the Symposium ($150; $75 for students) and buy tickets for the Shaw and other plays,

call the Shaw Festival Box Office at 1-800-511-7429.

See for the entire 2019 season of plays.

Deadline for submitting papers and grant applications is May 1, 2019.

Send abstracts, applications, & queries to Professor Jennifer Buckley (U. of Iowa) at 

A committee will evaluate them and notify you in May.

ISS Travel Grants & Bryden Scholarships are available (see

An informational website, with answers to all your questions, is available at












Comparative Drama Conference

Rollins College in Orlando, Florida.

 April 4-6, 2019,

Deadline for submitting papers for the Shaw Session is Dec. 1, 2018.

Send abstracts & queries to Professor Tony Stafford at

For details, see the CDC website at




Declarations of Independence: Treaties, Transitions, and Tearing Away

International Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies

March 20-23, 2019  |  Boston Park Plaza

Featuring a Shaw Panel with Nelson Ritschel, Audrey McNamara, & Steve Watt

For details, see






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