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

Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
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:

CFP: Spoken Word Performance (10/31/05; journal issue)

Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm

Call for Abstracts – Journal Issue -- Canadian Theatre Review
Deadline for Abstracts: October 31, 2005

Canadian Theatre Review: "Spoken Word Performance"

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

Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm

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)

Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:04am
robert michael sulewski

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

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

Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm

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: Theatres of Global Suffrage (11/1/05; collection)

Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm

Theatres of Global Suffrage: The Plays, Performance and Protest of
Women's Rights

We are seeking proposals for an edited collection on women suffrage

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

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm

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
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