More CFPs and an announcement

A new CFP

Harold Pinter and Laughter

The International Harold Pinter Society welcomes papers that explore Harold Pinter and laughter. How does Pinter’s work prompt or concern laughter and its significance. Send a 250 word abstract and CV to Deadline for submissions: Sunday, 22 March 2020Matthew Roberts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (mjrii)


Harold Pinter and Pedagogy Essays CFP. Thanks to a lively discussion during the Harold Pinter: Histories and Legacies Conference at the University of Leeds in September 2019, The Harold Pinter Review will welcome essays on teaching Pinter. Please submit essays to the journal’s portal by 1 August 2020. Essays will appear in May 2021. The journal welcomes book and performance reviews, as well as essays on other modern and contemporary playwrights. If you have questions, please email Ann C. Hall, ann.hall. Submit essays to

Harold Pinter and Pedagogy Presentations CFP

If you would like to present a paper on Pinter and pedagogy at the Midwest Modern Language Association in Milwaukee, WI, November 5-8, 2020, please submit a 500-word abstract on the topic by 25 March 2020 to ann.hall. Please include a title and your email.

London Theatre: The Dumb Waiter, 19 March-18 April 2020

The Hampstead Theatre is producing Harold Pinter’s The Dumbwaiter opening March 19 to April 18, 2020. It is the first show of their 60th Anniversary Classics Season. The production is directed by Alice Hamilton, starring Philip Jackson & Harry Lloyd. Here are more details about the production: A short trailer:

More Information about the show:

If you do see the show, please consider reviewing it for The Harold Pinter Review.

Hope all of you are healthy!

Best, Ann C. Hall, President

International Harold Pinter Society

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