Call for Papers
"Unmasquing Prince Henry"
Call for Papers
"Unmasquing Prince Henry"
Keynote speakers announced:
CALL FOR PAPERS
SHAKESPEARE AND THE QUEEN'S MEN CONFERENCE
Toronto, 27-29 Oct 2006 -- Abstracts deadline: February 15, 2006
This major international conference at the University of Toronto is being
organized by the SSHRC-funded "Shakespeare and the Queen's Men" project in
association with Poculi Ludique Societas (PLS). The project, a joint venture
led by Alexandra Johnston (REED, University of Toronto) and Helen Ostovich
(McMaster University), aims to recreate the staging conditions of a
sixteenth-century touring company in order to study and test scholarly
theories about acting styles and repertory through performance practice.
CFP: Teaching Shakespeare
American Culture/Popular Culture Association in the South Conference
Savannah, Georgia October
Deadline: May 1, 2006
Proposals sought for a session on teaching Shakespeare to today's
undergraduates. Papers might focus on topics such as course design,
methodology, the challenges presented by particular plays, etc. Send
abstracts (100-150 words) by May 1, 2006, to Prof. Emily Miller,
Department of English and Fine Arts, Virginia Military Institute,
Lexington, Virginia 24450 or e-mail them to millerep_at_vmi.edu. Maximum
reading time for papers: twenty minutes.
<apologies for x-posting>
The Editors of _Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and
Appropriation_ are delighted to announce the release of Issue 1.2
(Fall/Winter 2005), our first general issue, at www.borrowers.uga.edu.
Proposals are still being accepted for the Northern California
Renaissance Conference, to be held on April 29,2006, at Mills College in
Oakland, CA. We welcome papers on a broad variety of topics,
including literature, culture, art and music.
The keynote speaker will be Patricia Parker, professor of English and
Comparative Literature at Stanford University. Professor Parker is the
author of Inescapable Romance: Studies in the Poetics of a Mode;
Literary Fat Ladies: Rhetoric, Gender, Property; and Shakespeare on the
the Margins; as well as co-editor of several essay collections,
including Women, Race and Writing in the Early Modern Period and
Shakespeare and the Question of Theory.
CFP: Renaissance Drama, Open Topic, to be held at the South Central MLA, =
Fort Worth, TX, Oct. 26-28, 2006
Please submit abstracts or completed manuscripts by March 15, 2006 to:
Chair: Sim Shattuck,=20
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA 71272
James M. Palmer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Prairie View A&M University
ja <mailto:james_palmer_at_pvamu.edu> mes_palmer_at_pvamu.edu
Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal for the study of renaissance drama in
performance, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, is pleased
formally to announce open registration for the RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN
The conference, to be held November 8-12, 2006 on the University of
Toronto campus, will feature keynote presentations by Ralph Alan Cohen
(Mary Baldwin College and the American Shakespeare Center), Helen
Ostovich (McMaster University), and Paul Yachnin (McGill University).
It will conclude with a fully staged theatrical production of Ben
Jonson's Every Man Out of His Humour.
RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION will give scholars interested in performance
The 17th-Century Making of the Novel (Proposed Special Session)
MLA Annual Conference
27-30 December 2006, Philadelphia, PA
Proposals are invited for a special session, to be proposed to the
2006 MLA Conference in Philadelphia
The 17th-Century Making of the Novel
"Every region neere": Explorations in gendered, generic, historical, and
geographic regions, 1500-1700
I have recently been contacted by Cambridge Scholars Press about possibly
editing a volume on early modern approaches to region, and I am interested in
soliciting abstracts for contributions that consider gendered, generic, or
geographic regions in early modern texts.
The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
(RMMRA) invites submission of abstracts for its annual meeting. The
conference is being hosted by Darin Merrill and Brigham Young
University-Idaho, in Rexburg, ID.=20