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CFP: Ben Jonson in the 21st Century (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, December 16, 2006 - 1:16am
Barbara Mather Cobb


Ben Jonson in the 21st Century
Special Topics Session, RMMLA 2007, Calgary, 4-6 October, 2007

Second year Special Topics Session anticipating the new Cambridge =
Jonson. Papers on any topic in Jonson studies invited.

Send a 200-500-word abstract to:=20
by 1 March, 2007.=20

Hard copy submissions may be sent to: Barbara Mather Cobb, Murray State =
University, 7C Faculty Hall, Murray, KY 42071.

Conference information and CFP may be found at

CFP: The Upstart Crow: Shakespeare and the American South (2/1/07; journal issue)

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 12:53am



The Upstart Crow is currently accepting submissions for a theme-based
issue on "Shakespeare and the American South." We are also interested in
receiving manuscripts that consider the reception, representation, or
adaptation of Shakespeare in any part of the United States from the
seventeenth century to the present.

Submissions that address any aspect of Shakespeare's work, and performance
reviews of Shakespeare theater productions and festivals, will also be

Deadline for priority reading of submissions: February 1, 2007.

CFP: Christopher Marlowe (3/1/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:47pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Marlowe Society of America solicits papers on any aspect of
Christopher Marlowe's plays, poetry, or biography (including
performance-based criticism and theater history, ) for an open-topic
session to be held at the MLA Convention in Chicago on Dec.27-30, 2007.
Send detailed abstracts or papers of 15-minute reading length by e-mail,
e-mail attachment, or hard copy to Bruce Brandt,
( <> )
President, Marlowe Society of America, English Dept., Box 504, South
Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007. Deadline: March 1, 2007.

CFP: Shakespearean Screen Adaptations for the Teen Market (6/20/07; journal issue)

Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
Michael Friedman

Call for Essays
Shakespeare Bulletin - Special Issue
Shakespearean Screen Adaptations for the Teen Market

            Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal of performance criticism and
scholarship incorporating the Shakespeare on Film Newsletter, announces
a special issue devoted to Shakespearean Screen Adaptations for the Teen
Market. Essays should address questions concerning the transformation
of Shakespeare's plays from their textual incarnations to cinematic and
video renderings designed for teenage audiences. Subjects that might be
addressed in such essays include:

                        The definition of a Shakespearean teen film

CFP: Seventeenth Century British Culture (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:46pm
Daniel Anderson


Seventeenth Century British Culture

This is an open session on Seventeenth Century British Culture at the
2007 RMMLA conference, to be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The
conference will run from 4 October to 6 October 2007. Papers should
emphasize the popular culture of the period.

Send a 200 word abstract to Daniel Gustav Anderson at andersdg at by 1 March 2007 for consideration.

Hard copies of submissions may be sent to:

Dept. of English 1102
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-1102

Details can be found at

CFP: Authority and Authorities in Natural Philosophy; The Thomas Browne Seminar (UK) (1/5/07; 4/21/07)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Kevin Killeen

Call for Papers


CFP: Authority and Authorities in Natural Philosophy; The Thomas Browne Seminar (UK, 5th Jan / 21st April

Call for Papers


Authority and Authorities in Thomas Browne and His Contemporaries: A Symposium


Saturday 21st April 2007, University of Leeds


This day-long symposium will examine how early modern writers - especially but not exclusively those involved in natural philosophy - claim, invoke, construe, query or undermine authority and authorities. This is the second session of the 'Thomas Browne Seminar', but papers are by no means confined to Browne's works. In particular, we hope to encourage papers on the following:


CFP: Ninth International Milton Symposium (UK) (no deadline noted; 7/7/08-7/11/08)

Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:53am
Dzelzainis M

Ninth International Milton Symposium

Call for Papers

2008 marks the quatercentenary of John Milton's birth in Bread Street, =
London - the city in which he was to live and work for much of his life. =
It is therefore appropriate that the Ninth International Milton =
Symposium will be celebrating this event with a five-day conference, =
7-11 July 2008, under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies =
at the University of London.

The Planning Committee (see below) invites papers on − but not =
restricted to − the following broad themes:

UPDATE: Shakespeare on Film and Television (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:18am
Richard Vela

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Send proposal and brief CV by December 1, 2006.

To Complete a Panel: Need papers on "Bollywood Shakespeare" or "Shakespeare
in India" -- possible films include Shakespeare Walla (1965), Kaliyattam
(1997), Maqbool (2003), and Omkara (2006).

New Area Added: A panel on Metatheatrical Shakespeare, to include films in
which the characters put on a Shakespeare play. Examples include: A Double
Life (1947), To Be or Not To Be (1942), Kiss Me Kate (1953), Shakespeare
Walla (1965), Theatre of Blood (1973), Renaissance Man (1994), Dead Poets
Society (1989), A Midwinter's Tale (1995), Shakespeare in Love (1998), The
King is Alive (2000), Get Over It! (2001), and Stage Beauty (2004).