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

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)

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
United Kingdom

CFP: Shakespeare (11/26/04; journal issue)

Friday, August 20, 2004 - 7:23pm
Gabriel Egan

Call For Papers for the inaugural issue of _Shakespeare_, the journal of
the British Shakespeare Association

Contributions are invited for the inaugural issue of a new journal
entitled _Shakespeare_ to be published by Routledge in 2005. The
journal will bring together Shakespeare scholarship and Shakespeare in
performance in order to open newly emergent debates across disciplines,
and will be published online twice a year and in a bound paper volume
comprising two issues once a year. For this inaugural issue
contributions on all topics and approaches to Shakespeare will be
considered. The articles selected will be peer-reviewed.

CFP: Staging Renaissance Drama (ongoing; journal)

Wednesday, August 11, 2004 - 5:16pm

Shakespeare Bulletin, the journal of performance criticism and scholarship, is
seeking articles for its Hands On Shakespeare slot. Essays should be written
from the perspective of someone materially involved in some aspect of the
stage or film production of Renaissance drama, and while they should be
intellectually rigorous, and both critically and theoretically informed, the
articles should be rooted expressly in the concrete conditions of performance,
be it acting, directing, dramaturgy, design, voice work etc.

CFP: Encyclopedia of Modern Drama: Canadian Drama (8/31/04; encyclopedia)

Monday, July 12, 2004 - 1:26am
Kerry Moore

An Invitation to Students and Scholars of Canadian Theatre from Kerry
Moore, Editorial Advisor

Grolier is in the midst of producing the publication of the
Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn of Vassar College. This
four-volume set will offer a total of one million words on a variety of
topics ranging from Ibsen to the present, and the target audience
consists of college students, high school students and general readers.
Following is an elaboration from the general editors:

CFP: Performing Excess: Women and Performance (10/15/04; journal issue)

Tuesday, July 6, 2004 - 5:10am
Kathleen LeBesco


Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory Special Issue

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protesting, shopping, yelling, swearing, gorging, binging, purging,
confessing, gambling, plastic surgery, working out, botoxing, tv
watching, marrying, puking, piercing/tattooing, limping, raving,
ranting, writing, dieting, trendy bariatric surgery, makeup, energy,

CFP: Shakespeare Studies (ongoing; journal issue)

Tuesday, July 6, 2004 - 5:10am
Emma Smith

Call For Papers: Shakespeare

Literature Compass is seeking papers on all topics in Shakespeare studies.

Literature Compass (, a new online resource from
Blackwell Publishing, surveys new trends and developments in literary study.
We publish original survey articles on new and important directions in
criticism and theory (as well as a range of useful reference resources).