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CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad) (2/1/05; journal issue)

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Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Holly Crawford Pickett

FINAL REMINDER: COMITATUS CALL FOR PAPERS!

Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, published
annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate
students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and Renaissance
studies. Double-spaced manuscripts should not exceed thirty-five pages
in length and should conform to the Chicago Manual of Style. We prefer
submissions in the form of e-mail attachments in Windows format; paper
submissions are also accepted. Please include an e-mail address.

CFP: Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies (no deadline; book series)

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Friday, December 10, 2004 - 7:47pm
Erika Gaffney

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company

Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

General Editor: Michele Marrapodi

Advisory Editors: Keir Elam and Rob Henke

Attentively considering the new critical perspectives arising from the =
most
recent trends of literary hermeneutics, this book series analyses early
modern English drama within the context of the European Renaissance and,
specifically, in the light of the impact and influence of both classical =
and
Italian cultural, dramatic, and literary traditions.

CFP: New Shakespeare Journal (7/31/05 and ongoing; journal issue)

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Friday, December 10, 2004 - 7:46pm
Dr. Sujata Iyengar

Call for Papers (New Shakespeare Journal; 7/31/05 and ongoing)

The editors of Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and
Appropriation welcome original scholarship engaging with the
afterlives of Shakespearean texts and their literary, filmic,
multimedia, and critical histories.
Borrowers and Lenders is a new, peer-reviewed, online, multimedia
Shakespeare journal to be launched at the Shakespeare Association of
America Meeting in Bermuda in March 2005. The journal will appear
biannually, with a special issue in the Spring and general issue in
the Fall.

CFP: Tolkien and Shakespeare: Influences, Echoes, Revisions (1/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 6, 2004 - 1:37am
Croft, Janet B.

While J.R.R. Tolkien professed to dislike the works of William
Shakespeare, he was intimately familiar with many of the plays and was
arguably influenced in many ways by Shakespeare's writings. I am looking
for scholarly but accessible papers of 6,000 to 9,000 words on the topic
of Shakespeare's influence on Tolkien. This collection already includes
essays on themes from Macbeth in The Lord of the Rings, war and glory in
Henry V and The Lord of the Rings, the mythical function of forests and
trees, and catharsis in Tolkien and Shakespeare. Additional topics I
would like to include are the conception of elves for both authors,
Gollum and Caliban, the role of women, and women warriors. Other topics

UPDATE: Representing the Other (12/7/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2004 - 5:28pm
Denise

UPDATE: New submission deadline is December 7, 2004

CFP: Representing the other (12/07/04; journal issue)
Litteralis: Studies and debates in literature, linguistics and arts
seeks submissions for a special issue devoted to the representation of the
other.

Visions and representations of alterity may be analyzed from multiple
points of view, including but not being limited to literary, linguistic
and/or, phonetic/phonological perspectives.
Specially welcome are, now, essays focusing on representations of the
other in the Renaissance (esp. Shakespeare) and XVIII and XIX century
prose.

CFP: Multimedia and Early Modern Literary Studies (9/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:31pm
Andrew McMurry

For a special issue of Early Modern Literary Studies, guest editors
Katherine Acheson and Andrew McMurry invite submissions that practise and/or
theorize the use of multimedia in pedagogical and scholarly communication in
early modern studies. Topics to be considered: the perils and opportunities
of new media scholarship; the role of the scholar-designer; the
representation of historicity in multimedia; the transformation of the
rhetoric of scholarly argument in multimedia; the constraints and
affordances of multimodal communication in humanities scholarship, including
those that pertain to the materiality of the technology; any other topic

CFP: Shakeyfilms: Non-traditional Screen Adaptations of Shakespeare (no deadline, collection)

updated: 
Thursday, October 28, 2004 - 7:00pm
Peter Graham

>From Tromeo and Juliet to Romeo + Juliet, from Throne of Blood to Chimes at
Midnight, this privately funded collection slated for publication early 2006
is seeking articles of 5-10,000 words on non-traditional screen adaptations
of Shakespeare's plays. Articles that situate a film with regard to
adaptation theory are particularly encouraged, should be according to APA
style and sent to Peter Graham, Editor, Shakey Films. Email;
shakeyfilms_at_hotmail.com

CFP: Shakespeare's Jests and Jesters (12/15/04; journal issue)

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Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - 3:45pm
rivlin_at_CLEMSON.EDU

THE UPSTART CROW: A SHAKESPEARE JOURNAL

Call for Papers: "SHAKESPEARE'S JESTS AND JESTERS"

The Upstart Crow is currently accepting submissions for Volume XXIV
(2004), on "Shakespeare's Jests and Jesters." Diverse critical approaches
to this subject are welcome, especially performance-based, historical, and
theoretical methodologies. Relevant topics might include, but are not
limited to:

•the stage and performance history of jesters in Shakespeare's theater

•early modern actors who played jests and jesters

•modern and contemporary performance history of jests and jesters

•jest books and other sources for Shakespeare

•early modern royal and court jesters

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

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

updated: 
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)

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Wednesday, August 11, 2004 - 5:16pm
sbeditor

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: Shakespeare Studies (ongoing; journal issue)

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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 (www.literature-compass.com), 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).

CFP: Twelfth Night (8/15/04; essay collection)

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Monday, June 14, 2004 - 2:44am
james Schiffer

This is a call for brief proposals or abstracts (200 to 300 words maximum)
for a collection of new essays on Twelfth Night, now under contract with
Routledge.

All approaches are welcome (New Critical to New Historicist, feminist to
materialist, queer theory to psychoanalytic, performance to reception
history, etc.), as are proposals from scholars in Germany, China, Japan,
and elsewhere who might wish to write about the reception of the play in
these or other non-English speaking countries. Ideas for including black
and white illustrations are also desirable.

The deadline for proposals is August 15, 2004. If your proposal is
accepted, the deadline for the completed essay will be June 2006.

CFP: All's Well that Ends Well (6/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2004 - 4:52am
Waller, Gary

CFP: All's Well that ends Well (June 30/04; abstracts or proposals for a
volume of essays in major series)

May 14 2004

I am looking for proposals and abstracts (not full papers at this stage) for
consideration for an edited volume on Shakespeare's All's Well that Ends
Well. A session at the 2006 SAA meeting in Philadelphia will also be
proposed. Proposals and Abstracts can be fairly informal but preferable
should be about 500 words and should be sent by June 30, 2004. Deadline for
accepted proposals will be Summer 2005.

CFP: Macbeth (5/23/04; essay collection)

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2004 - 5:23am
Nicholas R. Moschovakis

CFP: *Macbeth* (5/23; abstracts for proposed volume of essays in est. series)

11 May 2004

I am seeking abstracts to include in an initial proposal for an edited volume on *Macbeth.* Should my proposal be accepted, the book will constitute part of an established series of critical essays on individual works by Shakespeare, several of which have already been published and enjoy wide distribution. I have the backing of the general editor of the series for this proposal. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 23 May.

CFP: Globalising the English Renaissance (5/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:36am
PP Frassinelli

GLOBALISING THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE

SPECIAL ISSUE OF ENGLISH STUDIES IN AFRICA (2004)

Deadline for submissions: 1 SEPTEMBER 2004

Deadline for proposals/abstracts: 1 MAY 2004

Guest editor: Pier Paolo Frassinelli (University of the Witwatersrand)

This issue will host papers that address the issue of globalisation in =
relation to the new directions in teaching and research in the field of =
Renaissance Literature, Drama and Cultural Studies.

CFP: Shakespeare in China (4/4/04 for MLA '04; 5/25/04 for journal issue '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2004 - 5:56am
Douglas Brooks

In conjunction with the theme of the 2006 issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare in China" (co-edited with Lingui Yang), the
journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming Annual Meeting
of the MLA (Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2004).

UPDATE: Shakespeare in China (3/30/04 for MLA '04; 5/24/04 for journal issue '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2004 - 5:56am
Douglas Brooks

Updated abstract deadline

In conjunction with the theme of the 2006 issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare in China" (co-edited with Lingui Yang), the
journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming Annual Meeting
of the MLA (Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2004).

CFP: Renaissance Drama in Performance (5/31/04; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, March 4, 2004 - 6:59am
sbeditor

Shakespeare Bulletin, the newly refashioned journal of performance criticism
and scholarship, is seeking articles of 3,000-7,500 words on all aspects of
Renaissance drama on stage. Essays should show awareness of current
theoretical debate on matters of performance and should not, ideally, be
simply readings of productions, except in so far as the arguments presented
point beyond the given production. Articles may be historicist or
contemporary. Please send queries to Andrew Hartley at sbeditor_at_westga.edu, to
whom papers should also be sent as WORD attachments.

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Editor
Shakespeare Bulletin
English Dept.
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA 30118

CFP: Orson Welles and the Filming of Shakespeare (8/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, February 23, 2004 - 3:18am
Melnikoff, Kirk

Shakespeare Bulletin
A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship
University of West Georgia

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Orson Welles and the Filming of Shakespeare"

Shakespeare Bulletin is seeking essays for a special edition of the
Shakespeare on Film Newsletter (which is published as part of SB) dedicated
to Orson Welles and Shakespeare. Essays can be on any aspect of Welles'
filmic work with Shakespeare.

CFP: Postcolonial Revisions of Early Modern Histories (3/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, January 29, 2004 - 4:03am
Mona Narain

CALL FOR PAPERS: POSTCOLONIAL REVISIONS OF EARLY MODERN HISTORIES. (Deadline
3/1/04; Book Collection)
Unpublished essays that engage the Postcolonial treatment of Early Modern
texts and contexts from the perspective of contemporary novelists are
invited for a collection entitled Postcolonial Revisions of Early Modern
Histories. The book furthers a dialogue not only between Postcolonial and
Early Modern Studies from the relatively neglected vantage point of the
Postcolonial fiction writer, but also seeks to revise Postcolonial Studies
by extending its attention to regions and literatures that are only
beginning to be included in its corpus. As such then, contributions that

CFP: Menstruation (ASAP; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 27, 2004 - 5:23am
Andrew Shail

Two 5,000-word articles are needed for *Menstruation: History and
Culture from Antiquity to Modernity*, (Palgrave, UK) one on each of the
following topics:

1. Menstruation at any point in occidental medical thought before the
year 1000 CE

2. Menstruation in the medical evolutions of the Seventeenth Century

Please send 200-word abstract or inquiries to the editor, Andrew Shail,
at a.e.shail_at_ex.ac.uk or the address below. Provisional deadline for
submission of first draft of articles is 1 June 2004.

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Andrew Shail
School of English
Queens Building
The Queen's Drive
University of Exeter
EX4 4QH
UK

CFP: Performing Pedagogy: (Re)-Productions of Early Modern Culture in the Classroom (1/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, January 11, 2004 - 12:55am
Shannon Reed

Performing Pedagogy: (Re)-Productions of Early Modern Culture in the Classroom
A collection of articles.

The book will have three parts. We are taking submissions for parts I and II. Participants to sections I and II will contribute to an online discussion (a private weblog) that will provide the basis for section III.

I. Pedagogy in the early modern period

   How did the Early Modern classroom shape subjectivity? What ideological practices informed Early Modern pedagogy? How did those practices infiltrate the extra-curricular culture? What canons of texts (both ancient and modern) and methods constituted the study of literature (poesy) in early modern classrooms?

II. Pedagogy of the early modern period

CFP: Approaches to Bunyan (12/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 24, 2003 - 3:23am
Ken Simpson

APPROACHES TO BUNYAN

Contributors are sought for a special issue of 1650-1850: Ideas,
Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era that will feature 5-7
essays on John Bunyan. The theme is Approaches to Bunyan, and we hope to
present a broad range of voices, but essays that examine the
International Bunyan (Bunyan's reception throughout the world, Bunyan
and colonialism, Bunyan and reading communities, etc.) will be
especially welcome. Further details follow:

CFP: Emotional Household in Europe, 1400-1800 (4/10/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2003 - 2:17am
Sue Broomhall

Call for Papers: The Emotional Household in Europe, 1400-1800

As part of an on-going Australian Research Council grant (2003-2007)
in History at The University of Western Australia, which explores
'Fragmented Families and Household Dynamics in Europe, 1400-1800',
the project team, Philippa Maddern, Pamela Sharpe, Susan Broomhall
and Stephanie Tarbin, is inviting papers to form part of an edited
collection of essays specifically examining affective relationships
within the household environment in Continental Europe from 1400 to
1800.

CFP: Classical & Biblical Ideas in the Early Modern Period (3/24/04; volume of papers)

updated: 
Friday, November 7, 2003 - 9:02pm
j.g.newton_at_durham.ac.uk

A volume is being put together that will examine the relationship between
classical and biblical ideas in Great Britain and Western Europe in the early
modern period (c1536-1702). We expect to have ten essays, each of between five
thousand and six thousand words. Submissions are welcome from scholars working
in all disciplines.

Interdisciplinary treatments are especially encouraged. All authors should
write in such a way that their work is accessible to academics working in other
disciplines.

Abstracts of 500-1000 words should be sent to John Newton
(j.g.newton_at_durham.ac.uk) or David Lindsay (davidaslindsay_at_hotmail.com) as soon
as possible, and no later than March 2004.

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