"ROMARD" (ISSN 0098-647X) is a peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS) and published by Medieval Institute Publications on an annual basis. With over three decades of operation, the journal aims to publish scholarly work focused on research, analysis, production, performance, or translations, of performance, theatre and theatricality, and drama from roughly 500-1650. Furthermore, "ROMARD" publishes in diverse formats and genres, such as essays, reviews, commentaries, translations, editions, and others.

editorial board

  • Kyle A. Thomas, Missouri State University, Chief Editor
  • Sarah Jane Brazil, University of Geneva
  • Lofton L. Durham, Western Michigan University
  • Penelope Geng, Macalester College
  • Maura Giles-Watson, University of San Diego
  • Douglas W. Hayes, Lakehead University
  • Mary Hayes, The University of Mississippi
  • Emily Mayne, The University of Edinburgh
  • Matthew Sergi, University of Toronto
  • Elizabeth E. Tavares, The University of Alabama
  • Paul Whitfield White, Purdue University
  • Clare Wright, University of Kent
  • Erika Lin, City University of New York


"ROMARD" is currently seeking submissions for publication. Anyone may submit original work to be considered for publication provided that they hold the authorized copyright for the work. "ROMARD" welcomes submissions of:

  • Full-length articles (8,000-10,000 words, including notes)
  • Emerging Scholarship, Work in Development, & New Voices (5,000-8,000 words, including notes)
  • Performance Reviews (1,500-3,000 words, including notes)
  • Census of Productions
  • Translations or Critical Editions of Performance Texts and other Source Materials

Please see further policies on submissions and submit your entire and completed work at the journal's ScholarWorks page. 


See subscription details here.