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Request for Manuscripts: Future SHAW Volumes

The editorial board of SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies seeks article-length manuscripts for upcoming volumes.

SHAW 28 will be a theme issue devoted to "Shaw and War," with Lagretta Lenker as guest editor. Submissions should be sent to llenker@admin. or mailed to Lagretta Lenker, University of South Florida, SVC 1072, Tampa, FL 33620.

SHAW 29 will be a general volume open to articles on any subject related to the life, times, and works of Bernard Shaw. Inquiries and manuscript submissions for SHAW 29 should be sent to Michel W. Pharand at SHAW submissions may be sent as email attachments (in WORD or RichText Format) or in hardcopy (3 copies with, if possible, an additional copy on disk) to Michel W. Pharand, 55 Sunny Acres Road, Kingston, Ontario K7M 3N3, Canada. Be sure to indicate the format and program used on the disk copy and include postage for return of materials. Please refer to recent SHAW volumes for the MLA style used. Deadline for submissions is August 1, 2008.

Request for Manuscripts: The University of Florida Press 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 [End Page 272] relating to the life, career, and times of Bernard Shaw. The work of younger scholars or scholars with new critical paradigms is especially welcome. Direct inquiries or manuscripts to Professor Dietrich, preferably by email to, or by mail 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 at the International Shaw Society website:

45th Annual Shaw Festival 2007 Season Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada 3 April - 28 October

The 2007 Shaw Festival will feature two plays by Bernard Shaw: Saint Joan (April 21 to October 27) and The Philanderer (May 1 to October 7). The playbill also includes The Kiltartan Comedies (Lady Augusta Gregory), The Circle (Somerset Maugham), Summer and Smoke (Tennessee Williams), A Month in the Country, After Turgenev (Brian Friel), Hotel Peccadillo (Georges Feydeau), The Cassilis Engagement: A Mother's Comedy (St. John Hankin), Tristan (book, music, and lyrics by Paul Sportelli and Jay Turvey), and Mack and Mabel (book by Michael Stewart, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman).

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

The Fourth Annual Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada 28-30 July 2007

L. W. Conolly, of Trent University, organized the Fourth Annual Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake. The eleven papers, centering on the two plays being staged at the Shaw Festival this season, Saint Joan and The Philanderer, were to be the following: John McInerney's "Joan's Inquisitor, [End Page 273] the 'Spinning' of the Inquisition, and the Prisoners at Guantanamo"; Vinod Bala Sharma's "The Politico-Religious Relevance of Saint Joan "; Amanda Cuellar's "Layers of Villainy in Saint Joan"; Alan Andrews's "Shaw's Sources for Saint Joan"; Kay Li's "Saint Joan Challenged: Shaw and the Chinese Last Emperor Henry Pu-yi"; Gouri Nilakantan Mehta's "Politics of Female Resistance and Redefinitions of Gender in Saint Joan "; Dorothy Hadfield's "Out with the Old Woman, in with the New"; Charles A. Carpenter's "Homo Philanderus as Created and Embodied by Bernard Shaw"; Murray Biggs's "The Last Act(s) of The Philanderer"; Larry Switz-ky's "Paramore's Progeny: Shaw Against the Doctors"; and Virginia Costello's "Bernard Shaw Meets Emma Goldman, chez Frank Harris."

ShawChicago Theater Company 2006-2007 Season

The ShawChicago Theater Company is staging the following Shaw plays in 2007: Caesar and Cleopatra (14 April to 7 May), Pygmalion (14 September), You Never Can Tell...


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