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

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:52pm
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unpublished essays on any aspects of Wright's work.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
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

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
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
Thomas Philbeck

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.

CFP: Reviews for New England Theatre Journal (9/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:50pm
Netjbookreviews_at_aol.com

CALL FOR BOOK REVIEWERS
for the
2005 NEW ENGLAND THEATRE JOURNAL

New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre
Conference) invites Book Reviews for its 2005 edition. A refereed
publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the
study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the
highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional
scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre
performance, design and technology.

CFP: Paul Laurence Dunbar Centennial Conference (8/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Rhonda Christina Goodman

Stanford University's Program in American Studies
Announces

Paul Laurence Dunbar: A Centennial Conference at Stanford University, March
9-11, 2006

This conference will celebrate the centennial of Dunbar's death by exploring
new critical perspectives on the full range of his career as a poet,
novelist, lyricist, dramatist, and journalist. The conference organizers
will edit a selection of the papers for a special issue of African American
Review.

CFP: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell (1/12/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 3:00pm
Susan M. Stone

Turning the Century: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell

Papers are invited for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of
American Women Writers Meeting. These essays should explore the plays,
criticism, or poetry of either or both authors, focusing on anti-war
sentiment, women's rights, social activism, lesbianism, imagism,
environmentalism, "Boston Marriages," etc. Submissions might also
examine their friendship, letters, and/or mutual mentoring. Please send
abstracts to Susan Stone, Loras College, (Susan.Stone_at_loras.edu), by
January 12th, 2006.

UPDATE: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/9/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
cozment_at_uark.edu

UPDATE: Deadline for abstracts extended to May 9, 2005.

We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's rock opera _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (Hedwig). We welcome scholarly essays from different fields (literature, film, cultural studies, religious studies, classics, anthropology, biology, educational psychology, speech communication/rhetoric, and others) engaging with _Hedwig_ in a variety of cultural contexts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Macbeth: New Critical Essays (5/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
Nicholas Moschovakis

Up to five complete essays are currently sought by the editor of *Macbeth: New
Critical Essays,* an essay collection that is now under contract as a
forthcoming installment in Routledge's widely distributed Shakespeare Criticism
Series. Only previously unpublished essays are eligible for inclusion.
(However, essays that are included will be available for later republication.)

CFP: Queer Theatre in Britain (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in 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 and
binary oppositions, articles are invited which examine these identities
as represented in British drama since 1950.

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