Call for Papers: Issue 4
Shakespeare, Performance, and Performativity
We are delighted to announce that the submission window for the fourth issue of The Shakespeare Institute Review is now open. This issue will focus on early modern drama in relation to performance and performativity; we are interested in exploring these ideas from a wide range of perspectives. What might different modes of performance reveal about Shakespeare and other early modern texts? How have attitudes towards performance and performativity changed over time? To what extent does technology impact upon the production and reception of early modern drama? What tools might the texts provide for understanding the performativity of identity? How is the legacy of Shakespeare performed today, and to what end(s)?
Submissions might consider early modern drama in relation to:
Article submissions should be 3,000 - 4,000 words in length. Shorter reflective pieces will also be considered for publication, along with 1,000 - 1,500-word theatre or book reviews.
The submission deadline for Issue 4 is 1 March 2018. All queries are welcome, and should be directed to Ella Hawkins and Corinne Furness at email@example.com.