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CFP: New Shakespeare Journal (7/31/05 and ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 10, 2004 - 7:46pm
Dr. Sujata Iyengar

Call for Papers (New Shakespeare Journal; 7/31/05 and ongoing)

The editors of Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and
Appropriation welcome original scholarship engaging with the
afterlives of Shakespearean texts and their literary, filmic,
multimedia, and critical histories.
Borrowers and Lenders is a new, peer-reviewed, online, multimedia
Shakespeare journal to be launched at the Shakespeare Association of
America Meeting in Bermuda in March 2005. The journal will appear
biannually, with a special issue in the Spring and general issue in
the Fall.

CFP: Tolkien and Shakespeare: Influences, Echoes, Revisions (1/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 6, 2004 - 1:37am
Croft, Janet B.

While J.R.R. Tolkien professed to dislike the works of William
Shakespeare, he was intimately familiar with many of the plays and was
arguably influenced in many ways by Shakespeare's writings. I am looking
for scholarly but accessible papers of 6,000 to 9,000 words on the topic
of Shakespeare's influence on Tolkien. This collection already includes
essays on themes from Macbeth in The Lord of the Rings, war and glory in
Henry V and The Lord of the Rings, the mythical function of forests and
trees, and catharsis in Tolkien and Shakespeare. Additional topics I
would like to include are the conception of elves for both authors,
Gollum and Caliban, the role of women, and women warriors. Other topics

UPDATE: Representing the Other (12/7/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2004 - 5:28pm
Denise

UPDATE: New submission deadline is December 7, 2004

CFP: Representing the other (12/07/04; journal issue)
Litteralis: Studies and debates in literature, linguistics and arts
seeks submissions for a special issue devoted to the representation of the
other.

Visions and representations of alterity may be analyzed from multiple
points of view, including but not being limited to literary, linguistic
and/or, phonetic/phonological perspectives.
Specially welcome are, now, essays focusing on representations of the
other in the Renaissance (esp. Shakespeare) and XVIII and XIX century
prose.

CFP: Multimedia and Early Modern Literary Studies (9/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:31pm
Andrew McMurry

For a special issue of Early Modern Literary Studies, guest editors
Katherine Acheson and Andrew McMurry invite submissions that practise and/or
theorize the use of multimedia in pedagogical and scholarly communication in
early modern studies. Topics to be considered: the perils and opportunities
of new media scholarship; the role of the scholar-designer; the
representation of historicity in multimedia; the transformation of the
rhetoric of scholarly argument in multimedia; the constraints and
affordances of multimodal communication in humanities scholarship, including
those that pertain to the materiality of the technology; any other topic

CFP: Shakeyfilms: Non-traditional Screen Adaptations of Shakespeare (no deadline, collection)

updated: 
Thursday, October 28, 2004 - 7:00pm
Peter Graham

>From Tromeo and Juliet to Romeo + Juliet, from Throne of Blood to Chimes at
Midnight, this privately funded collection slated for publication early 2006
is seeking articles of 5-10,000 words on non-traditional screen adaptations
of Shakespeare's plays. Articles that situate a film with regard to
adaptation theory are particularly encouraged, should be according to APA
style and sent to Peter Graham, Editor, Shakey Films. Email;
shakeyfilms_at_hotmail.com

CFP: Shakespeare's Jests and Jesters (12/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - 3:45pm
rivlin_at_CLEMSON.EDU

THE UPSTART CROW: A SHAKESPEARE JOURNAL

Call for Papers: "SHAKESPEARE'S JESTS AND JESTERS"

The Upstart Crow is currently accepting submissions for Volume XXIV
(2004), on "Shakespeare's Jests and Jesters." Diverse critical approaches
to this subject are welcome, especially performance-based, historical, and
theoretical methodologies. Relevant topics might include, but are not
limited to:

•the stage and performance history of jesters in Shakespeare's theater

•early modern actors who played jests and jesters

•modern and contemporary performance history of jests and jesters

•jest books and other sources for Shakespeare

•early modern royal and court jesters

CFP: Literature and the Scottish Reformation (UK) (11/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, August 26, 2004 - 4:45pm
C Gribben

Call for Papers:

"Literature and the Scottish reformation"

Papers are invited, for a major essay collection, addressing the
relationships between literature and the Scottish reformation. Papers that
deal with drama, puritanism or critical theory are particularly welcomed.
Please fax an abstract, by 31 November 2004, to +44-161-275-3256 (Dept of
English & American Studies, University of Manchester).

Dr Crawford Gribben
Dept of English & American Studies
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
MANCHESTER, M13 9PL
United Kingdom

CFP: Shakespeare (11/26/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, August 20, 2004 - 7:23pm
Gabriel Egan

Call For Papers for the inaugural issue of _Shakespeare_, the journal of
the British Shakespeare Association

Contributions are invited for the inaugural issue of a new journal
entitled _Shakespeare_ to be published by Routledge in 2005. The
journal will bring together Shakespeare scholarship and Shakespeare in
performance in order to open newly emergent debates across disciplines,
and will be published online twice a year and in a bound paper volume
comprising two issues once a year. For this inaugural issue
contributions on all topics and approaches to Shakespeare will be
considered. The articles selected will be peer-reviewed.

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