CFP: Jan Lauwers's Needcompany (1/15/06; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Christel Stalpaert
contact email: 
Christel.Stalpaert@UGent.be

On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of Jan Lauwers's =
Needcompany

Gent (Belgium), Academia Press, 2007.

In 2006 Needcompany will celebrate its twentieth birthday. To mark this =
occasion
Needcompany has set up collaboration with the Department of Theater =
Studies at
Ghent University with a view to publishing a collection of writings on
their work in English. The purpose of this anthology is to map out the
reflective space surrounding this internationally renowned performance =
company
by bringing together a number of essays and articles on their much =
talked-about
performances which have appeared over the years. These contributions =
will
include work by a.o. Marvin Carlson. Next these contributions, the =
University of Ghent also wishes to launch a call for scholarly articles =
or contributions on Needcompany.
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If you have written articles about Needcompany in the past and would =
like=20
to see them published in this publication, we ask you kindly to mail the =
references to
Christel.Stalpaert_at_Ugent.be. If you work is accepted, we will contact =
the
periodicals or publishers concerned regarding issues of copyright, etc. =
The deadline for=20
proposals is the 15th of January 2005.

The deadline for proposals for new texts is also the 15th of January. =
Please
submit a (working) title and an abstract to Christel.Stalpaert_at_Ugent.be. =
You
will be notified in the course of February 2006, if your proposal is =
accepted.
You will be asked to elaborate on your proposal before the 1st of =
September
2006. Texts in languages other than English will be translated. Standard =
MLA
guidelines will be used for the publication.

The anniversary book for Needcompany ("All our yesterdays: a dream" - =
working
title) will appear in the spring of 2007 and will be presented to the =
national
and international press. We are convinced that this will be a =
significant
publication in the field of theatre and performance studies.

Prof. dr. Christel Stalpaert
Universiteit Gent
Faculteit Letteren & Wijsbegeerte
Vakgroep Kunst-, Muziek- en Theaterwetenschappen
Vakgebied Theaterwetenschappen (Podium- en Mediale Kunsten)
Blandijnberg 2
9000 Gent
Tel.: 09/264.40.77
Fax: 09/264.41.81
E-mail: christel.stalpaert_at_ugent.be

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond