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UPDATE: Between the Sacred and the Profane (12/15/05; journal issue)

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Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Murray, Sarah Jane

Update: "Between the Sacred and the Profane: Medieval Renaissance and Performance" (Peer-reviewed)

Baylor Journal of Theatre and Performance seeks essays for a special issue, to be guest-edited by Dr. K. Sarah-Jane Murray and Dr. Sinda K. Vanderpool. We welcome essays that explore performance in, and performative aspects of, medieval and Renaissance drama, poetry, and literature. We particularly encourage submissions exploring the relationship 'between the sacred and the profane.' Given that many medieval/Renaissance non-drama works were composed to be performed aloud, the editors will consider submissions focusing on a variety of genres. Popular performances, including non-manuscript based traditions, are also appropriate subjects.

CFP: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage (UK) (12/10/05; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

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Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
sk23_at_york.ac.uk

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
University of York, England

Call for Papers: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage

Date: 26-27 May 2006
Location: University of York, England

This interdisciplinary conference will focus particularly on The Taming
of A Shrew; Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew; Fletcher, The Woman's
Prize; John Lacy, Sauny the Scott.
 
Speakers will include: Anna Bayman & George Southcombe (Oxford),
Michael Cordner (York), Holly Crocker (South Carolina), Laura Gowing
(King's London), Barbara Hodgdon (Michigan), Leah Marcus (Vanderbilt),
David Wootton (York).

CFP: Christopher Marlowe (3/1/06; MLA '06)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:37pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Marlowe Society of America solicits papers on any aspect of
Christopher Marlowe's plays or poetry (including performance-based
criticism) for an open-topic session to be held at the MLA Convention
(scheduled for New Orleans) in Dec. 2006. Send detailed abstracts or
papers of 15-minute reading length by e-mail, e-mail attachment, or hard
copy to Bruce Brandt, (Bruce.Brandt_at_sdstate.edu
<mailto:Bruce.Brandt_at_sdstate.edu> ) President, Marlowe Society of
America, English Dept., Box 504, South Dakota State University,
Brookings, SD 57007. Deadline: March 1, 2006.

CFP: Shakespeare and the Queen's Men (2/15/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Holger Schott Syme

CALL FOR PAPERS
SHAKESPEARE AND THE QUEEN'S MEN CONFERENCE
Toronto, 27-29 Oct 2006 -- Abstracts deadline: February 15, 2006

This major international conference at the University of Toronto is being
organized by the SSHRC-funded "Shakespeare and the Queen's Men" project in
association with Poculi Ludique Societas (PLS). The project, a joint venture
led by Alexandra Johnston (REED, University of Toronto) and Helen Ostovich
(McMaster University), aims to recreate the staging conditions of a
sixteenth-century touring company in order to study and test scholarly
theories about acting styles and repertory through performance practice.

CFP: The Upstart Crow: Shakespeare Across the Arts (2/1/06; journal issue)

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Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
Elizabeth Rivlin

THE UPSTART CROW: A SHAKESPEARE JOURNAL

Call for Papers: "SHAKESPEARE ACROSS THE ARTS"

THE UPSTART CROW is currently accepting submissions for Volume XXV (2005),
on "Shakespeare Across the Arts." Diverse critical approaches to this
subject are welcome, especially performance-based, historical, and
theoretical methodologies.

Papers might investigate interdisciplinary contexts for the study of
Shakespeare, including visual and performance arts; film and other media;
and scientific and practical arts. Submissions focusing on the thematizing
of the arts in Shakespeare's writings, as well as those focusing on
adaptations / appropriations of Shakespeare across the arts, are
encouraged.

CFP: North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad) (12/1/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm
mfswezey_at_email.unc.edu

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Announcing the North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Seventh Annual Graduate Student Conference

TRUE OR FALSE?

FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT
CHAPEL HILL

Topics may include (but are not limited to):

* fact and fiction
* forgery
* perception and reality
* theater and verisimilitude
* portraiture, hagiography, (auto)biography
* memory and nostalgia
* mystical experiences
* witchcraft and magic
* judicial procedures
* scientific explanation
* the True Faith, heresy, and false religions
* writing history

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