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

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2005 - 11:45am
J.Rosenbaum

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
cozment_at_uark.edu

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
cozment_at_uark.edu

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
jawalker_at_pdx.edu

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
phillips

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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
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
Ben P. Robertson

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
Midwest Modern Language Association

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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CFP: Robert A. Schanke Theatre Research Award (2/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 6:49pm
Mark Cosdon

The Mid-America Theatre Conference
Proudly Announces the
Robert A. Schanke Theatre Research Award

The Theatre History Symposium of the Mid-America Theatre Conference is
proud to announce an exciting new opportunity for tenure-track theatre
historians. Through a generous donation, Dr. Robert A. Schanke, Professor
Emeritus of Theatre at Central College in Iowa, Former Editor of Theatre
History Studies, and long-time leader of MATC, has established a theatre
research competition among those scholars whose work is accepted for
presentation at the Mid-America Theatre Conference, beginning with the
March 2005 conference in Kansas City, MO.

CFP: Literature and the Scottish Reformation (UK) (11/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, August 26, 2004 - 4:45pm
C Gribben

Call for Papers:

"Literature and the Scottish reformation"

Papers are invited, for a major essay collection, addressing the
relationships between literature and the Scottish reformation. Papers that
deal with drama, puritanism or critical theory are particularly welcomed.
Please fax an abstract, by 31 November 2004, to +44-161-275-3256 (Dept of
English & American Studies, University of Manchester).

Dr Crawford Gribben
Dept of English & American Studies
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
MANCHESTER, M13 9PL
United Kingdom

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