Performance and Spirituality=20
The Journal of the Institute for the Study of Performance and Spirituality=
CFP: "Delineating the Field": Submission Deadline, May 15, 2007.=20
(The Institute for the Study of Performance and Spirituality is an emerging=
research center that operates in association with the Martin E. Segal Theat=
Center of The Graduate Center, of the City University of New York.)=20
Performance and Spirituality=E2=80=94a new peer-reviewed, annually-published=
journal dedicated to examining intersections of new and alternative forms o=
spirituality/religion and theatre/performance=E2=80=94is seeking articles fo=
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Papers are sought for a volume on Harold Pinter's The Dumbwaiter to be
edited by Mary Brewer. This collection forms part of a new series -
Dialogue - under the general editorship of Michael J. Meyer of DePaul
University Chicago, which is to be published by Rodopi of Amsterdam and
New York. Expected date of publication for this volume: 2009.
The Dialogue series will offer new and experienced scholars the
present alternative readings and approaches to classic texts that have=20
received canonical acceptance in either American or Continental
*Emerging scholars* will be defined by the following criteria:=20
CFP for a special session at MLA 2007 Chicago on
"George Bernard Shaw and History"
CFP: _The Crucible_ in Performance
Special session at MLA 2007 (27-30 December, Chicago).
Soliciting papers treating Miller's play and/or adaptations of it, especially
Robert Ward's opera. While I will consider any proposal, I would especially
like to consider papers treating issues of textual problematics across
adaptations, the performance of allegory, Miller's historiography, or the
relationship between politics, history, and theatre/performance.
One page proposals by 1 March to Erika Olbricht: erika.olbricht at yale.edu.
Finished papers should be 15 - 20 minutes.
Call For Papers
The first annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference at George
Mason University will interrogate the politics of cultural programming
in public spaces.
Institutions within the conference purview include: museums, festivals,
the performing arts, sporting events, multicultural and/or ethnically
specific celebrations, gigs and club nights, and tourist spectacles. Of
special interest is the menu of activities available in specific
localities at any given moment: Of what is this menu comprised? To whom
is it offered? And at what cost?
Questions to be considered may include but are not limited to:
CFP: Renaissance Drama (Shakespeare on the World Stage), to be held at
the South Central MLA, Memphis, Tennessee, November 1-3, 2007.
This session will examine the ways Shakespeare offers insight into
cultural diversity. We invite proposals that explore any aspect of
Shakespeare on the world stage, including television and film.
Please submit abstracts or completed papers by March 14, 2007 to:
Dr. James M. Palmer
Dept. of Languages and Communication
P.O. Box 519; MS 2220
Prairie View, TX 77446
Call for Papers for SHAW 28: "Shaw and War." SHAW is "The
Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies" and is published in hard bound in the
Fall. Below the Guest Editor for Volume 28 describes the sorts of
papers she is looking for. Deadline May 15, 2007.
Shaw and War
Lagretta Tallent Lenker, Guest Editor
Call for Papers: "Literature & Fashion" Panel
RMMLA Conference, Calgary Alberta, October 4-6, 2007.
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The focus of the 2007 RMMLA panel on "Literature & Fashion" is open regarding genre and period; however, we are specifically interested in papers that explore the "materiality" of clothing in shaping the context of identity and in shaping the practices that continually [trans]form identity--or, adversely, impede its transformation or essentialize it--for either/both wearer and observer.
* performance (in any of its many [dis]guises)
How do visual media and performance grab our attention? What role does
the body play in our engagement with media texts? How does our perception
of media texts, forms and institutions influence our readings and
Second call for papers for Journeys Across Media 2007 postgraduate
conference. Please feel free to forward to any early career researchers
or postgraduate students researching film, theatre, television or new
SEE - HEAR - FEEL: Perception and Engagement in Visual Media & Performance
Department of Film, Theatre & Television, University of Reading, Friday 20
Guest Speaker - Yoram Allom, Editorial Director Wallflower Press - 'How to
Bringing Dolls to School: Theorizing Performing Objects
April 16, 2007
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (MESTC)
The Graduate Center, CUNY
New York City.
Journal of Interactive Drama
Immediate Need for Fast-Track Submissions
The current issue of the Journal of Interactive Drama has space for up to two immediate submissions. See http://www.rpg.net/larp/journal/index.html for more information about the journal. The journal considers new submissions at any time but we have an immediate need for pieces for the current issue. Submissions within the next week will be fast-tracked for immediate editorial vetting.
Journal of Interactive Drama
Gender and Space in the Theater
This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions:
Malappropriation Nation, the University of California, Riverside's
fourteenth annual graduate humanities conference on April 6-7, 2007.