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CFP: Jay Wright (11/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:52pm
Obsidian Journal

Obsidian III is pleased to announce a special issue to celebrate the
work of poet and playwright Jay Wright.

The publication of Wright's Transfigurations: Collected Poems in 2000
makes possible a celebration and an assessment of Wright's ongoing
achievement as a poet. The special issue will also explore Wright's
work as a playwright. Therefore, we invite scholarly, previously
unpublished essays on any aspects of Wright's work. We are open to
creative work and essays that engage with any of the following, or with
other aspects of Wright's work:

UPDATE: Queer Theatre in Britain: American Influences (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:51pm
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

Further to the call for chapters (pasted below) we now need critics to
undertake to write chapters on the influence of American theatre on British
queer theatre. Topics to be covered
Split Britches; Angels in America etc; Cafe la Mama
Please contact me as below=E2=80=A6=20
(previous call)
Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in Postwar Britain
Critics are invited to write chapters for a critical study of contemporary
British post-war queer theatre. The focus is on bi, trans, gay, lesbian
identities as represented on the British stage. Keeping in mind that queer
identities are fluid and always in a state of flux, defying definitions

CFP: Shakespearean Performance and the Still Image (9/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
Genevieve Love

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Shakespearean Performance and the Still Image"

Shakespeare Bulletin seeks essays for a special issue dedicated to
the Shakespearean still image, broadly defined. In accordance with
SB's performance-focused interest in theatre history, contemporary
performance, and film, we seek a range of articles that take
divergent approaches to stillness and the still in relation to
performance: performance-related woodcuts or drawings; stillness and
stasis in theatrical performance or film ("frozen" moments;
tableaux); the photographic still in theatre or film.

CFP: Violence Among Women (7/1/05; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
Thomas Philbeck

Submission Deadline : July 1st
Publication decisions will be made by September 1st
In many modern and contemporary narrative acts of psychological and physical violence among women, violence has been interpreted and presented in terms of Freudian envy, spaces for male pleasure, negotiating conflicts in a male world, biological determinism (the over protective mother), or as non-existent, i.e. created by males (women are peacemakers and nurturers, neither inherently violent nor evil) etc.

CFP: Reviews for New England Theatre Journal (9/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:50pm
Netjbookreviews_at_aol.com

CALL FOR BOOK REVIEWERS
for the
2005 NEW ENGLAND THEATRE JOURNAL

New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre
Conference) invites Book Reviews for its 2005 edition. A refereed
publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the
study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the
highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional
scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre
performance, design and technology.

CFP: Paul Laurence Dunbar Centennial Conference (8/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Rhonda Christina Goodman

Stanford University's Program in American Studies
Announces

Paul Laurence Dunbar: A Centennial Conference at Stanford University, March
9-11, 2006

This conference will celebrate the centennial of Dunbar's death by exploring
new critical perspectives on the full range of his career as a poet,
novelist, lyricist, dramatist, and journalist. The conference organizers
will edit a selection of the papers for a special issue of African American
Review.

CFP: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell (1/12/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 3:00pm
Susan M. Stone

Turning the Century: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell

Papers are invited for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of
American Women Writers Meeting. These essays should explore the plays,
criticism, or poetry of either or both authors, focusing on anti-war
sentiment, women's rights, social activism, lesbianism, imagism,
environmentalism, "Boston Marriages," etc. Submissions might also
examine their friendship, letters, and/or mutual mentoring. Please send
abstracts to Susan Stone, Loras College, (Susan.Stone_at_loras.edu), by
January 12th, 2006.

UPDATE: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/9/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
cozment_at_uark.edu

UPDATE: Deadline for abstracts extended to May 9, 2005.

We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's rock opera _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (Hedwig). We welcome scholarly essays from different fields (literature, film, cultural studies, religious studies, classics, anthropology, biology, educational psychology, speech communication/rhetoric, and others) engaging with _Hedwig_ in a variety of cultural contexts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Macbeth: New Critical Essays (5/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
Nicholas Moschovakis

Up to five complete essays are currently sought by the editor of *Macbeth: New
Critical Essays,* an essay collection that is now under contract as a
forthcoming installment in Routledge's widely distributed Shakespeare Criticism
Series. Only previously unpublished essays are eligible for inclusion.
(However, essays that are included will be available for later republication.)

CFP: Queer Theatre in Britain (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in Britain

Critics are invited to write chapters for a critical study of contemporary
British post-war queer theatre. The focus is on bi, trans, gay, lesbian
identities as represented on the British stage. Keeping in mind that queer
identities are fluid and always in a state of flux, defying definitions and
binary oppositions, articles are invited which examine these identities
as represented in British drama since 1950.

CFP: Music, Dance, and Drama in 18th C. London (4/4/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm
Kathryn Lowerre

Stages "Adorn'd with ev'ry Grace": Music, Dance, & Drama in London at
the beginning of the long eighteenth century

Scholars and performers working on topics related to the London theatre
world around the turn of the eighteenth century are invited to submit
essays for publication in an interdisciplinary essay collection, which
will engage and develop many of the same themes as the Florida State
University conference "John Eccles and His Contemporaries: Theatre &
Music in London, circa 1700" held in Tallahassee from February 24-27,
2005.

CFP: British Black & Asian Theatre (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

Call for Articles: British Black and Asian Theatre (book)
Critics are invited to write articles on any of the following topics in the
field of British Black and Asian Theatre. (By Asian is meant broadly the
Indian subcontinent).

Close textual and performative readings of:
=B7 The plays of Sol B River
=B7 Dona Daley
=B7 Debbie Tucker Green
=B7 Or any British Black dramatist
=B7 Any British-Asian male dramatist (women writers have been covered)

CFP: Shakespeare and the Reformation (3/15/05; MLA '05 and journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 20, 2005 - 7:12pm
Douglas Brooks

In conjunction with the theme of a future issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare and the Reformation" (co-edited with Glyn
Parry), the journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming
Annual Meeting of the MLA (Washington, D.C., December 27-30, 2004).

For both the MLA Session and the concomitant issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook we welcome proposals for papers that explore the ways in
which Shakespeare's plays and poems engage with the spiritual and
temporal consequences of religious change in Elizabethan and Jacobean
England.

CFP: Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies (ongoing; online journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2005 - 11:45am
J.Rosenbaum

Announcement & Call for submissions

The third 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.

Issue #3 (January, 2005) includes an editorial by Martin Barker, Desiree
Boughtwood's 'View to be thin: Interrogating media's relationship to eating
disorders through audience research' and Janet Staiger's 'Cabinets of
transgression: Collecting and arranging Hollywood images', and various
reviews.

UPDATE: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 - 10:50pm
cozment_at_uark.edu

CORRECTION: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_, was co-written by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask.

We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's rock opera _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (Hedwig). We welcome scholarly essays from different fields (literature, film, cultural studies, religious studies, classics, anthropology, biology, educational psychology, speech communication/rhetoric, and others) engaging with _Hedwig_ in a variety of cultural contexts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 31, 2005 - 6:07pm
cozment_at_uark.edu

We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell's rock opera _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (Hedwig). We welcome scholarly essays from different fields (literature, film, cultural studies, religious studies, classics, anthropology, biology, educational psychology, speech communication/rhetoric, and others) engaging with _Hedwig_ in a variety of cultural contexts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: Early Modern Academic Drama (3/7/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, January 28, 2005 - 8:47pm
jawalker_at_pdx.edu

Seeking proposals for a collection of essays provisionally titled _Early Modern
Academic Drama: Text, History, Performance_. The editors are looking for four
critical essays to fill out the roughly ten-essay volume: the other essays are
currently at the revision stage and we anticipate shopping the completed ms. by
August 2005. We would therefore prefer proposals on articles that are either
already drafted or in progress.

CFP: Journal of Interactive Drama: Freeforms and LARP (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2004 - 3:53pm
phillips

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CALL FOR PAPERS

JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE DRAMA:
An International Multi-Discipline Peer-Reviewed Journal of Scenario-Based Theatre-Style Interactive Drama Freeform Live Action Roleplaying Games
(Theory, Design, and Practice)

CFP: Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity (1/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 24, 2004 - 12:14am
H Johnson

Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity
Edited By Jerry C. Jaffe & Henry Johnson
University of Otago
New Zealand
 
The editors of this proposed volume are now seeking
interdisciplinary/theoretical and ethnographic papers for a collection of
essays addressing contemporary Japanese cultural practices. The unifying
theme of the essays is to examine different performance modes within Japan.
This will include essays of 4000 to 8000 words on Theatre, Music and Dance,
and also performance in the broadest sense as suggested by the field of
Performance Studies. Additional topics might include:
 
Tokyo Disneyland
Film/anime
Festivals

CFP: Transnational Romantic Women's Drama (4/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:35pm
Ben P. Robertson

Submissions are invited for a proposed book-length collection
of essays on Romantic women and drama. This volume will aim
for a general examination of women's roles in the theatre
during the Romantic Period in Britain (roughly from 1780
through 1830), with specific emphasis on
transatlantic/transnational themes. Essays may address women
as characters in dramatic literature, women as playwrights,
and/or women as actors. Representative figures include
Elizabeth Inchbald, Joanna Baillie, Sophia Lee, Mary Russell
Mitford, Marie Therese DeCamp Kemble, Frances Anne Kemble,
Hannah Cowley, Sarah Siddons, Mary Robinson, and others.
Appropriate topics might include the following:

CFP: Performance (1/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 10, 2004 - 7:46pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes submissions
for the Spring 2005 special issue on "Performance."

Topics might include:

Dramatic and Theatrical Performances
Stagecraft
Theatre History
Performance Art
Academia as Theatre
Teaching as Performance
Student Performance and Assessment
University Performance from Job-Hunting to Administration

Deadline for submissions: January 15, 2005.

Please send two copies of each essay (one formatted for blind reading) to:

Ann C. Hall, President
Midwest Modern Language Association
302 English-Philosophy Building
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1408

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