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CFP: Shakespeare Journal (12/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Gabriel Egan
contact email: 

Call For Papers for Shakespeare, the journal of
the British Shakespeare Association
 
Contributions are invited for the 2006 and 2007 issues
of the new journal entitled Shakespeare being published
Routledge. The journal brings together Shakespeare
scholarship and Shakespeare in performance in order
to open newly emergent debates across disciplines,
and is published online twice a year and in a bound paper volume
comprising two issues once a year. Contributions on all
topics and approaches to Shakespeare will be
considered. The articles selected will be peer-reviewed.

UPDATE: Affect and Excess: The Politics of American Melodrama (Cyprus) (9/23/05; EASA, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ilka Saal
contact email: 

Please note the corrected date for the conference!

"AFFECT AND EXCESS: THE POLITICS OF AMERICAN MELODRAMDA":

Workshop at European American Studies Association Biennial Conference
"Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the
United States," April 7-10, 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.

We invite papers that examine the politics and aesthetics of American
melodrama (on stage, page, and screen).

Please send queries, abstracts (250 words) and brief bio by September 23,
2005 to isaal_at_richmond.edu or ralphpoole_at_fatih.edu.tr

CFP: Performance Studies Focus Group (11/1/05; ATHE, 8/3/06-8/6/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Gwendolyn Alker
contact email: 

The Performance Studies Focus Group (PSFG) of the Association for Theatre in
Higher Education (ATHE) invites proposals for panels, seminars, roundtable
discussions, performances, workshops, and other innovative session formats
for the annual ATHE meeting, which will be held at the Palmer House Hilton
Hotel in Chicago from August 3-6, 2006.
 
This conference marks the twentieth anniversary of ATHE, and will be based
around the theme "Theatrical Milestones: Past Legacies, Present
Possibilities, Future Strategies." We encourage submissions that directly
relate to this particular theme, as well as submissions that engage with
this specific theme to expand and interrogate a wide range of projects. We

CFP: Samuel Beckett and Ireland (10/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
full name / name of organization: 
Sean Kennedy
contact email: 

In order to mark the centenary of Samuel Beckett=92s birth in 2006, =
essays are
requested for a new volume examining Beckett=92s relationship with =
Ireland.
Entitled Beckett and Ireland: New Perspectives, this volume will offer
readings of Beckett=92s work in a social, political, and cultural =
context.
Although many readings of Beckett=92s work tend to stress his preference =
for a
deterritorialised aesthetic, there have been a number of important =
recent
articles stressing Beckett=92s Irishness, and it is hoped that this =
collection
will build on such work in new and exciting ways. Possible topics might
include:

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CFP: Theatron: Dramatic Lit., Criticism, Theory, or Performance (9/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
full name / name of organization: 
Emily Fammartino Doyle
contact email: 

Call for Papers

Theatron, a semi-annual theatre journal published out of Washington University
in November and May, is currently accepting submissions, particularly from
graduate students, in five different categories:

-Scholarly papers on the subjects of dramatic literature, criticism, theory,
or performance. Submissions may be written in English, any Romance Language,
or German.
-New ten-minute plays or new translations of plays.
-Production reviews, reviews of new plays or books on the subject of drama.
-Interviews with theatre professionals.
-Letters to the editors.

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare (9/20/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:42am
full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Smith

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo invites paper proposals for a panel on
?Romantic Shakespeare?. Broadly considered, Romantic Shakespeare may
refer to Shakespeare?s use of medieval romance; Shakespearean love (and
lust); or even the Romantic period?s reception of Shakespeare. Papers
that are accepted for this panel will be presented at the 41st
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 4-7
May 2006.

Send brief abstracts to Melissa Smith by 20 September 2005:
smithmk2_at_gmail.com
or
smithmk2_at_mcmaster.ca

CFP: Shakespeare and Material Culture (9/20/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Smith

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo invites paper proposals on Shakespeare and
material culture. Possible topics include but are not limited to props
and costumes; material conditions of theatrical production (past and
present); different forms of Shakespearean production (print editions;
television and film adaptation; comics). Papers that are accepted for
the panel on Shakespeare and material culture will be presented at the
41st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan,
4-7 May 2006.

Send brief abstracts to Melissa Smith by 20 September 2005:
smithmk2_at_gmail.com
 or
smithmk2_at_mcmaster.ca

CFP: Participations: Audience and Reception Studies (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
J.Rosenbaum
contact email: 

Announcement & Call for submissions

The fourth issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception
studies, a new journal which aims to provide an on-line, interdisciplinary
forum for the fields of audience and reception studies, has just come out.

Issue #4 (August, 2005) includes an editorial by Martin Barker, an article
entitled by Thomas Austin concerning audience perspectives on screen
documentaries, an investigation into the reception of French nationalism in
Germany (Joseph Jurt), and Victoria Knight's study into mass communication
consumption in a closed young offenders institution.

CFP: Rappresentazioni and Medieval Mystery Plays (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:04am
full name / name of organization: 
robert michael sulewski
contact email: 

Abstracts now being accepted for a Special Session, Italian Sacre
Rappresentazioni, at the 41st International Congress on Medieval Studies at
Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 4-7, 2006. Papers are welcome on any topic related to
the Rappresentazioni, including but not limited to staging, performance, and
relationships to other mystery plays of medieval Europe.

Please submit abstracts by September 15th (sooner is better) to Rob Sulewski at
the address below. E-mail submissions are preferred because we are obliged to
send any abstracts not accepted for this session to the conference organizers
for general sessions. If you send an abstract, please remember to provide the
following:

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