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CFP: Participations: Audience and Reception Studies (journal)

updated: 
Monday, June 14, 2004 - 2:44am
J.Rosenbaum

Participations: new issue and call for submissions

Announcement & Call for submissions

The second 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.

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Modern Drama: England, Scotland, Wales, 1940-2004 (8/31/04; book)

updated: 
Monday, June 14, 2004 - 2:44am
Kerry Moore

UPDATE:

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

Grolier is in the midst of producing the publication
of the Encyclopedia of Modern Drama, edited by
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: Twelfth Night (8/15/04; essay collection)

updated: 
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: Oratory and Performance in 19th Century America (7/1/04 & 9/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 7, 2004 - 4:37am
Rhyne, Jeffrey Miller

Call For Papers: Collection of Essays on Oratory and Performance in 19th
Century America

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"Performing America: Essays on 19th Century American Oratory"

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I am currently soliciting contributions for a collection of essays on
performance in nineteenth-century American oratorical cultures.
Specifically, I am seeking approaches from a variety of disciplines,
including American Studies, Classics, Communications, English, History,
Performance Studies, Rhetoric, or interdisciplinary approaches to the
relation of performance of performativity to theories, practices, or
individuals involved in nineteenth-century American oratory.

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UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Modern Drama (8/28/04; book)

updated: 
Friday, May 21, 2004 - 3:54am
Kerry Moore

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

Grolier is in the midst of producing the publication
of the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MODERN DRAMA, edited by
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: 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: New England Theatre Journal 2004: Book Reviewers (no deadline noted; journal)

updated: 
Monday, March 29, 2004 - 6:27am
Netjbookreviews_at_aol.com

CALL FOR BOOK REVIEWERS=20
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NEW ENGLAND THEATRE JOURNAL=20

The New England Theatre Journal seeks book reviewers for its 2004 issue. NETJ=20
prints two types of reviews: Full reviews (1000 words) and Briefly Noted=20
(175-200 words each). Following are listed books available for either type of=20
review and, a few that are offered only for Brief Notice.=20

If you are interested in reviewing one of these titles, please e-mail cover=20
and brief resume/bio and your snail-mail address to Alycia Smith-Howard, Book=20
Reviews Editor or Greta Heintzelman, Assistant Book Reviews Editor at:=20
netjbookreviews_at_aol.com

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: Postcolonial Theatre in Britain (3/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 3, 2004 - 1:37am
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

 POSTCOLONIAL THEATRE/ DRAMA IN BRITAIN(Call for chapters; book; 15 March
2004)

Breaking the Bounds II: Postcolonial British Stages
Post war it was class which broke the bounds of the British stage; in the 60s
and after it was gender. Increasingly it is the theatre of the Other which is
seen as interesting. This critical anthology aims to publish essays on
postcolonial theatre in Britain. Essays are invited which critically analyze and
evaluate twentieth century British Black and Asian drama. Abstracts of 500 words
and a short biography of the author are invited by 15 March 2004. Abstracts by
email only. Please do not send attachments.

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: Performance in the Long 18th Century: Theatre, Music, Dance (book series)

updated: 
Monday, February 23, 2004 - 3:18am
Erika Gaffney

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company

Studies in Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Theatre, Music, Dance

Series Editors: Jane Milling, University of Exeter and Kathryn Lowerre,
Michigan State University

Focusing on performance culture during the long eighteenth century, this
series offers studies in all types of cultural performance including
theatre, opera, dance, musical performance, and popular entertainments. It
is a forum for interdisciplinary work, drawing the debates of historians and
musicologists as well as literary, dance, theatre and opera scholars into a
creative symbiosis.

CFP: Samuel Beckett's Endgame (12/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2004 - 6:46am
Mark Byron

_Samuel Beckett's Endgame_, ed. Mark S. Byron, Dialogue 1 (Amsterdam and
Atlanta: Rodopi Press). This book of essays is the first volume in a new
series announced by Rodopi Press under the general editorship of Michael
J. Meyer. This volume will offer new and experienced scholars the
opportunity to present alternative readings and approaches to Samuel
Beckett's _Endgame_. The goal of the collection is to establish a
dialogue between essays by younger scholars (MA, ABD, six years or less
from the PhD, Lecturer, Assistant Professor or equivalent) and by
established or expert scholars (Associate Professor, Professor or
equivalent, and who have published monographs and articles in leading

CFP: Performing Culture (3/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, November 21, 2003 - 2:52am
mmunson

Florida Atlantic Comparative Studies is currently accepting submissions for
its upcoming issue focused on the topic of "Performing Culture." Although
papers using comparative methodologies are of particular interest, all
methodologies and approaches are welcomed. Possible topics and/or approaches
might include: semiotics, film theory, drama theory and performativity, dance,
visuality, fashion, anthropology and the artifact, queer and gender theory,
psychoanalysis, ethnomusicology, architecture, and body art. All submissions
(two copies of the manuscript and a cover letter with contact information)
must be mailed by March 1, 2004; since FACS follows a "blind reading" policy,

CFP: Companion to 19th and 20th C. British Drama (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2003 - 6:03am
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Companion to 19th and 20th C. British Drama (no dealine; book)
>
> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
> college students, is seeking a scholar to write or edit a one-volume
> encyclopedia of 19th and 20th century British drama. This volume will be
> marketed with our Companion to American Drama, to be published this month.
> The ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of the subject, and an

CFP: Image (a) Narrative: Performance Issue (12/1/03; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 12:46am
Karel Vanhaesebrouck

Image and Narrative is a peer-reviewed e-journal on visual narratology=20=

in the broadest sense of the term. Beside tackling theoretical issues,=20=

it is a platform for reviews of real world examples.

Call for Papers
Guest editor: Karel Vanhaesebrouck
karel.vanhaesebrouck_at_docent.ehb.be, RITS, Brussel
December 1st, 2003: proposals
April 15th, 2004: texts
Summer 2004: publication
Performance
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current theatre research=92 (published in Applied semiotics, may 1997)=20=

CFP: Hanif Kureishi (11/10/03; collection)

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2003 - 5:02pm
Yousaf, Nahem

CALL FOR PAPERS

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON HANIF KUREISHI

Contributors are sought for a collection of original essays on Hanif
Kureishi's writing and filmmaking. The deadline for 500-word abstracts is
10th November 2003. It is intended that the volume should explore each of
the genres within which Kureishi works (novels, plays, screenplays, films,
short stories, essays and music criticism). I am particularly interested
in receiving contributions that take new approaches to his best-known
works and that explore facets of his oeuvre that have, as yet, received
little critical scrutiny.

CFP: Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance (2/29/04; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2003 - 6:00am
Irene Eynat-Confino

Call for Papers

Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance, published by
the Gordon Craig Society for Theatre Research and Tel-Aviv University, is a
semi-annual scholarly peer-reviewed journal, devoted to exploring current
issues in scenography in performing arts. The journal encourages original
scholarly research that examines the visual and audial aspects of
performance – stage, costume, lighting and sound design, theatre
architecture, masks, puppets, and movement as a sensorial element -- and
their contribution to the construction of meaning.

Theatre Arts Journal is pleased to announce the first call for papers in
the following subject areas:

CFP: Theatre and Globalization (10/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 19, 2003 - 5:17pm
Jen Harvie

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Contemporary Theatre Review: Theatre and Globalization We are inviting
submission proposals for a special issue of Contemporary Theatre Review
(February 2005) on 'Theatre and Globalization'.

Globalization is transforming our world: compressing time and space,
challenging the power of the nation-state, juxtaposing and erasing
cultural differences, replacing geographical boundaries with the
weightless flows of global capital, giving new life to ancient forms of
cultural rivalry, bringing all areas of personal, social, and cultural
life within its awesome reach.

CFP: Sarah Kane (12/15/03; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, September 14, 2003 - 9:42pm
Laurens De Vos

CALL FOR PAPERS

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UPDATE: Supernatural Shakespeare (9/1/03; K'zoo, 5/6/04-5/9/04 & journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2003 - 2:17pm
Brad Greenburg

This is an addendum to the call for papers sent out a few weeks ago
(see below).

The proposed theme for volume 17 (2007) of the Shakespeare Yearbook
will be Shakespeare and the Supernatural. The issue will be co-edited
by Douglas A. Brooks, General Editor of the journal, and Jesse M.
Lander, Notre Dame. All papers and abstracts/proposals for papers
submitted for the Kalamazoo session (see below) will be forwarded to
the journal for consideration. The Shakespeare Yearbook is a broadly
based, peer-reviewed international annual of scholarship relating to
Shakespeare, his time, and his impact on later periods.

CFP: Nineteenth-Century British Dramatists (1/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 3, 2003 - 4:55am
Courtney, Angela

I am currently seeking contributors for a new volume in the Dictionary
of Literary Biography series. This volume will be the first one in the
series to focus on Nineteenth-Century British Dramatists.

The assignments vary in length from 5,000-12,000 words, but should all
combine a bio-bibliographical narrative with a critical assessment of
the author's works.

If you are unfamiliar with DLB format, see http://www.bcl-manly.com for
a sample entry and style guidelines, or consult your library reference
section for examples of previous volumes in the series.

Authors of published entries receive a small honorarium and a copy of the
volume.

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