Call for Contributions: Meanings of Time and Self in Early Modern Europe (1500-1800)

This collection seeks to open the closely related notions of time and self in Early Modern European culture to new, interdisciplinary and cross-national scrutiny. Time is a constantly changing entity and people’s perceptions of it are fluid and relative; the study of historical time, therefore, can reveal much about the political, religious and cultural experiences … Continue reading Call for Contributions: Meanings of Time and Self in Early Modern Europe (1500-1800)

Call for Contributor: The Year’s Work in English Studies (Shakespeare)

Contributor required for The Year's Work in English Studies: Shakespeare (General Criticism) There is a vacancy for a contributor to write the entry on Shakespeare scholarship (General Criticism) in The Year's Work in English Studies. YWES is organized by the English Association and published by Oxford University Press. Contributors write a short narrative description of … Continue reading Call for Contributor: The Year’s Work in English Studies (Shakespeare)

CfP: The Politics of Domestic Drama in Early Modern England

In the early modern period, the household was commonly perceived as analogical to the state, the head of the household, a king, the servants, his subjects: “An houshold,” John Dod and Robert Cleaver wrote in 1598, “is as it were a little Commonwealth.” Towards the end of the sixteenth-century, the domestic received particular attention from … Continue reading CfP: The Politics of Domestic Drama in Early Modern England

Call for Contributors, The Year’s Work in English Studies

There are three vacancies for contributors to write entries on the scholarship on Renaissance drama in The Year's Work in English Studies: i) Shakespeare’s comedies; ii) Editions of Renaissance plays (excluding Shakespeare); iii) Criticism on Renaissance drama (excluding Shakespeare, Marlowe and Jonson). Contributors write a narrative bibliography that records and evaluates the scholarly and critical … Continue reading Call for Contributors, The Year’s Work in English Studies

CFP Journal Special Issue: The Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2014 season

"This special edition of a forthcoming issue of Shakespeare will focus on the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2014 summer season.  This will be a season of two halves: on the one hand, artistic director Gregory Doran will continue his productions of Shakespeare's history plays (begun in winter 2013 with Richard II) with the two parts of … Continue reading CFP Journal Special Issue: The Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2014 season

Contributors required for The Year’s Work in English Studies: Shakespeare

There are two vacancies for contributors to write entries on Shakespeare scholarship - one on the histories and another on the tragedies - in The Year's Work in English Studies. YWES is organized by the English Association and published by Oxford University Press. Contributors write a short narrative description of all the scholarly and critical … Continue reading Contributors required for The Year’s Work in English Studies: Shakespeare

CFP (Journal): Theatre Journal Special Issue: Spectatorship

"Reception has been a perennial problem in theatre studies. How do we know what audiences receive and understand? How reliable are the various sources of evidence about reception? Since the publication in 1990 of the ground-breaking first edition of Susan Bennett’s Theatre Audiences, scholars have tended to write less about audiences and more about spectators … Continue reading CFP (Journal): Theatre Journal Special Issue: Spectatorship