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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:

CFP: Medieval English Drama and Vernacular Theology (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
full name / name of organization: 
dlavinsk_at_umich.edu
contact email: 

Two Sponsored Sessions for the 41st International Congress in Medieval Studies
at Kalamazoo, 4-7 May 2006.

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program at the University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, invites interdisciplinary, comparative, and global perspectives on
English drama and vernacular theology in the Middle Ages.

1. New Approaches to Medieval English Drama: Performing the Religious Other

Possible topics might include but are not limited to:

•Representations of Islam and the East
•Christian-Jewish relations
•Representations of Catholics in Early Protestant Drama
•Women and gender in Corpus Christi drama

CFP: Film Exhibtion and Theater Preservation (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
full name / name of organization: 
Debcar6569_at_aol.com
contact email: 

 
CFP: FILM EXHIBITION AND THEATER PRESERVATION
The 27th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2005
Submission Guidelines:
Send a 150 word abstract and brief bio to
Deborah Carmichael
Oklahoma State University
Dept. of English
205 Morrill Hall
Stillwater OK 74078
Or submit electronically
Debcar6569_at_aol.com
Topics may include but are not limited to:
Film exhibition history
International film exhibition
Economic, social, and cultural significance of film exhibition
Movie theaters and community identity

CFP: 19C Theatre and the Visual Arts (UK) (4/30/06; 7/13/06-7/15/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:36pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kate Newey
contact email: 

Call for Papers
Ruskinian Theatre: The Victorian Theatre and the Visual Arts (Lancaster
University, 13-15 July 2006)

Proposals are invited for papers and respondents for a 2 day colloquium
sponsored by the History Department and the Ruskin Programme at
Lancaster University, and the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts,
University of Birmingham.

CFP: Drama and/after Postmodernism (Germany) (12/31/05; 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:45pm
full name / name of organization: 
Heiko Stahl

Call for Papers: "Drama and/after Postmodernism"

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
(CDE) announces its 15th Annual Conference (May 25-28, 2006): "Drama
and/after Postmodernism". It will be organized by the Chair of
English Literature at the University of Augsburg and held at a
conference venue in the town centre of Augsburg, Germany.

CFP: Critical Essays on the Plays of Lynn Riggs (10/17/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:46pm
full name / name of organization: 
Powers, W. Douglas
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS for

"Just Outside the Rush of Light": Critical Essays on the Plays of Lynn Riggs

 

Editor: W. Douglas Powers

Contributors are sought for a volume of new essays on the plays of dramatist
Lynn Riggs to be submitted to McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Gay
Cherokee writer and Oklahoma native Lynn Riggs (1899-1954) is best known for
his play Green Grow the Lilacs, the source of Rodgers and Hammerstein's
Oklahoma!

 

CFP: Jay Wright (11/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:52pm
full name / name of organization: 
Obsidian Journal

Obsidian III is pleased to announce a special issue to celebrate the
work of poet and playwright Jay Wright.

The publication of Wright's Transfigurations: Collected Poems in 2000
makes possible a celebration and an assessment of Wright's ongoing
achievement as a poet. The special issue will also explore Wright's
work as a playwright. Therefore, we invite scholarly, previously
unpublished essays on any aspects of Wright's work. We are open to
creative work and essays that engage with any of the following, or with
other aspects of Wright's work:

UPDATE: Queer Theatre in Britain: American Influences (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com
contact email: 

Further to the call for chapters (pasted below) we now need critics to
undertake to write chapters on the influence of American theatre on British
queer theatre. Topics to be covered
Split Britches; Angels in America etc; Cafe la Mama
Please contact me as below=E2=80=A6=20
(previous call)
Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in Postwar Britain
Critics are invited to write chapters for a critical study of contemporary
British post-war queer theatre. The focus is on bi, trans, gay, lesbian
identities as represented on the British stage. Keeping in mind that queer
identities are fluid and always in a state of flux, defying definitions

CFP: Shakespearean Performance and the Still Image (9/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Genevieve Love

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Shakespearean Performance and the Still Image"

Shakespeare Bulletin seeks essays for a special issue dedicated to
the Shakespearean still image, broadly defined. In accordance with
SB's performance-focused interest in theatre history, contemporary
performance, and film, we seek a range of articles that take
divergent approaches to stillness and the still in relation to
performance: performance-related woodcuts or drawings; stillness and
stasis in theatrical performance or film ("frozen" moments;
tableaux); the photographic still in theatre or film.

CFP: Violence Among Women (7/1/05; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Philbeck
contact email: 

Submission Deadline : July 1st
Publication decisions will be made by September 1st
In many modern and contemporary narrative acts of psychological and physical violence among women, violence has been interpreted and presented in terms of Freudian envy, spaces for male pleasure, negotiating conflicts in a male world, biological determinism (the over protective mother), or as non-existent, i.e. created by males (women are peacemakers and nurturers, neither inherently violent nor evil) etc.

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