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CFP: Music, Dance, and Drama in 18th C. London (4/4/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Lowerre
contact email: 

Stages "Adorn'd with ev'ry Grace": Music, Dance, & Drama in London at
the beginning of the long eighteenth century

Scholars and performers working on topics related to the London theatre
world around the turn of the eighteenth century are invited to submit
essays for publication in an interdisciplinary essay collection, which
will engage and develop many of the same themes as the Florida State
University conference "John Eccles and His Contemporaries: Theatre &
Music in London, circa 1700" held in Tallahassee from February 24-27,
2005.

CFP: British Black & Asian Theatre (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
full name / name of organization: 
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com
contact email: 

Call for Articles: British Black and Asian Theatre (book)
Critics are invited to write articles on any of the following topics in the
field of British Black and Asian Theatre. (By Asian is meant broadly the
Indian subcontinent).

Close textual and performative readings of:
=B7 The plays of Sol B River
=B7 Dona Daley
=B7 Debbie Tucker Green
=B7 Or any British Black dramatist
=B7 Any British-Asian male dramatist (women writers have been covered)

CFP: Shakespeare and the Reformation (3/15/05; MLA '05 and journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 20, 2005 - 7:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Brooks
contact email: 

In conjunction with the theme of a future issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare and the Reformation" (co-edited with Glyn
Parry), the journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming
Annual Meeting of the MLA (Washington, D.C., December 27-30, 2004).

For both the MLA Session and the concomitant issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook we welcome proposals for papers that explore the ways in
which Shakespeare's plays and poems engage with the spiritual and
temporal consequences of religious change in Elizabethan and Jacobean
England.

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

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2005 - 11:45am
full name / name of organization: 
J.Rosenbaum
contact email: 

Announcement & Call for submissions

The third 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 #3 (January, 2005) includes an editorial by Martin Barker, Desiree
Boughtwood's 'View to be thin: Interrogating media's relationship to eating
disorders through audience research' and Janet Staiger's 'Cabinets of
transgression: Collecting and arranging Hollywood images', and various
reviews.

UPDATE: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 - 10:50pm
full name / name of organization: 
cozment_at_uark.edu
contact email: 

CORRECTION: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_, was co-written by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask.

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:

CFP: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 31, 2005 - 6:07pm
full name / name of organization: 
cozment_at_uark.edu
contact email: 

We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell'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:

CFP: Early Modern Academic Drama (3/7/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, January 28, 2005 - 8:47pm
full name / name of organization: 
jawalker_at_pdx.edu
contact email: 

Seeking proposals for a collection of essays provisionally titled _Early Modern
Academic Drama: Text, History, Performance_. The editors are looking for four
critical essays to fill out the roughly ten-essay volume: the other essays are
currently at the revision stage and we anticipate shopping the completed ms. by
August 2005. We would therefore prefer proposals on articles that are either
already drafted or in progress.

CFP: Journal of Interactive Drama: Freeforms and LARP (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2004 - 3:53pm
full name / name of organization: 
phillips
contact email: 

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CALL FOR PAPERS

JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE DRAMA:
An International Multi-Discipline Peer-Reviewed Journal of Scenario-Based Theatre-Style Interactive Drama Freeform Live Action Roleplaying Games
(Theory, Design, and Practice)

CFP: Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity (1/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 24, 2004 - 12:14am
full name / name of organization: 
H Johnson

Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity
Edited By Jerry C. Jaffe & Henry Johnson
University of Otago
New Zealand
 
The editors of this proposed volume are now seeking
interdisciplinary/theoretical and ethnographic papers for a collection of
essays addressing contemporary Japanese cultural practices. The unifying
theme of the essays is to examine different performance modes within Japan.
This will include essays of 4000 to 8000 words on Theatre, Music and Dance,
and also performance in the broadest sense as suggested by the field of
Performance Studies. Additional topics might include:
 
Tokyo Disneyland
Film/anime
Festivals

CFP: Transnational Romantic Women's Drama (4/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson
contact email: 

Submissions are invited for a proposed book-length collection
of essays on Romantic women and drama. This volume will aim
for a general examination of women's roles in the theatre
during the Romantic Period in Britain (roughly from 1780
through 1830), with specific emphasis on
transatlantic/transnational themes. Essays may address women
as characters in dramatic literature, women as playwrights,
and/or women as actors. Representative figures include
Elizabeth Inchbald, Joanna Baillie, Sophia Lee, Mary Russell
Mitford, Marie Therese DeCamp Kemble, Frances Anne Kemble,
Hannah Cowley, Sarah Siddons, Mary Robinson, and others.
Appropriate topics might include the following:

CFP: Performance (1/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 10, 2004 - 7:46pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes submissions
for the Spring 2005 special issue on "Performance."

Topics might include:

Dramatic and Theatrical Performances
Stagecraft
Theatre History
Performance Art
Academia as Theatre
Teaching as Performance
Student Performance and Assessment
University Performance from Job-Hunting to Administration

Deadline for submissions: January 15, 2005.

Please send two copies of each essay (one formatted for blind reading) to:

Ann C. Hall, President
Midwest Modern Language Association
302 English-Philosophy Building
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1408

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