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SHAW The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies 25 (2005) x-xi

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Request for Manuscripts: Future SHAW Volumes

The SHAW editorial board and Penn State Press announce the appoinment of two co-general editors for the SHAW: MaryAnn K. Crawford, Central Michigan University, and Michel Pharand, Hokkaido Bunkyo University.

The SHAW editorial board seeks article-length manuscripts for coming volumes. SHAW 26 will be a special issue focusing on new critical perspectives, for example, postmodern, postcolonial, new feminist, on Shaw and his works. MaryAnn K. Crawford and Heidi Holder, Central Michigan University, will be the guest editors for the issue. Manuscript submissions for SHAW 26 should be sent to MaryAnn K. Crawford, 1111 S. Lincoln Road, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858, or to Heidi Holder, Department of English, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859; deadline for submissions is November 1, 2005. Inquiries should be directed to or to

SHAW 27 will be a general volume open to articles on any subject related to the life, times, and works of G. Bernard Shaw. SHAW 28 will be another special issue. Its theme will be "Shaw and War," with Lagretta Lenker as guest editor. Contributors to these volumes should submit manuscripts early in 2006 and 2007, respectively, to MaryAnn K. Crawford, SHAW, Department of English, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858, or to Michel Pharand, Hokkaido Bunkyo University, 196-1 kogane-machi, Eniwa, Hokkaido, 061-1408, Japan, For Volume 28, inquiries may be made directly to the guest editor at

Electronic submissions are welcomed; please attach as a WORD document. Alternately, contributors can submit manuscripts in three copies and on disk. Manuscripts should follow the MLA Style Sheet format and refer to recent SHAW volumes. Please indicate the format and program used on the disk copy and include postage for return of material if desired. [End Page x]

Request for Manuscripts: The University of Florida Bernard Shaw Series

The University Press of Florida is pleased to offer the Florida Bernard Shaw Series. Under the editorship of R. F. Dietrich of the University of South Florida, the Shaw Series seeks book-length manuscripts on any subject relating to the life, career, and times of G. Bernard Shaw. The work of younger scholars or scholars with new critical paradigms will be especially welcome. Direct inquiries or manuscripts to Professor Dietrich, preferably by email to, or by mail to him at the English Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620 or to Acquisitions Editor Amy Gorelick, University Press of Florida, 15 NW 15th St., Gainesville, FL 32611-2079. Further information is available at the Shaw Series website: and the International Shaw Society website:

43rd Annual Shaw Festival 2005 Season,Niagara-on-the-Lake1 April–27 November

The 2005 Shaw Festival features two plays by Bernard Shaw: You Never Can Tell (April 24 to November 26) Major Barbara (June 10 to October 29). The playbill also includes The Constant Wife (Somsert Maugham), Gypsy (music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sonhdeim, book by Arthur Laurents), Journey's End (R. C. Sherriff), Happy End (music by Kurt Weill, lyrics by Bertolt Brecht, book and lyrics adapted by Michael Feingold), Something on the Side (Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres), The Autumn Garden (Lillian Hellman), Bus Stop (William Inge), Belle Moral: A Natural History (Ann-Marie MacDonald).

For further information, write to Shaw Festival, Postoffice Box 774, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, L0S 1J0; or call 1-800-511-SHAW [7429] or 905-468-2153; website:

2006 ISS Shaw Conference: Brown University, 8–11 June

The next International Shaw Society conference, "Sesquicentennial Shaw," is scheduled to be held at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 8–11 June 2006. Don Wilmeth will be directing arrangements. See the International Shaw Society News section in this volume for additional details.



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