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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 29 and SHAW 31 will be general volumes open to articles on any subject related to the life, times, and works of Bernard Shaw. Inquiries and manuscript submissions should be sent to Julie A. Sparks at or mailed to 99 South 14th Street, Apt. 4, San Jose, CA 95112; or to Michel W. Pharand at or mailed to 29 Bishop Street, Kingston, Ontario K7M 3P5, Canada.

SHAW 30 will devoted to the theme "Shaw and the Irish Literary Tradition," with Peter Gahan as guest editor. A major dramatist in the tradition of Western literary theater, Shaw occupies an uneasy position in the Irish literary pantheon. SHAW 30 will reassess and relocate Shaw and his political and dramatic writing, especially that key, if most neglected, major play in the Shaw canon, John Bull's Other Island. Inquiries and manuscript submissions should be sent to him at or mailed to Peter Gahan, 7423 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046.

SHAW 32 will be devoted to the theme "Shaw and the City," with Desmond Harding as guest editor. SHAW 32 will provide a picture of Shaw's engagement as dramatist, critic, and cultural commentator with the metropolis as a site of convergent artistic traditions and histories, as well as emerging cultural, political, and social boundaries. The editor welcomes contributions from a variety of perspectives that speak to Shaw's diverse representations of urban modernity. Inquiries and manuscript submissions should be sent to him at or mailed to Desmond Harding, Department of English Language and Literature, Central Michigan University, Anspach 218, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859.

SHAW submissions may be sent as e-mail attachments (in Word or Rich Text format) or in hard copy (three copies with, if possible, an additional copy on disk). Be sure to indicate the format and program used on the disk copy and include postage for return of materials (if desired). For guidance on style, please refer to recent SHAW volumes and to the Chicago Manual of Style.

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 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 e-mail 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 Web site: and at the International Shaw Society (ISS) Web site:

46th Annual Shaw Festival 2008 Season Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada 21 May-2 November

The 2008 Shaw Festival will feature two plays by Bernard Shaw: Getting Married (22 May-1 November) and Mrs Warren's Profession (18 July-1 November). The playbill also includes An Inspector Calls (J. B. Priestley), Belle Moral (Ann-Marie MacDonald), The Stepmother (Githa Sowerby), The Little Foxes (Lillian Hellman), After the Dance (Terence Rattigan), The President (Ferenc Molnár),Wonderful Town (music by Leonard Bernstein), Follies: The Concert (music by Stephen Sondheim), and A Little Night Music (music by Stephen Sondheim).

For further information, write to Shaw Festival, P.O. Box 774, Niagara- [End Page 312] on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, L0S 1J0; call 1-800-511-SHAW [7429] or 905-468-2153; or consult the Shaw Festival Web site at

The Fifth Annual Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada 25-27 July 2008

L. W. Conolly, of Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, organized the Fifth Annual Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake. The papers presented centered on the two plays being staged at the Shaw Festival this season...


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