Annibel Jenkins Prize in Performance and Theater Studies

Posted in opportunities by Editor on November 15, 2020

Have you published an article on 18th-century performance studies or theater in the past two years? Consider submitting it for the Annibel Jenkins Prize in Performance and Theater Studies. From SEASECS:

Annibel Jenkins Prize in Performance and Theater Studies
Awarded under the auspices of SEASECS

Submissions due by 30 November 2020

In 2012, SEASECS established a prize in honor of its founding member, Annibel Jenkins. This biennial prize of $500 recognizes the best article in performance and theater studies published in a scholarly journal, annual, or collection. The Jenkins Prize will next be awarded at the 2021 SEASECS conference. Eligible publications for this award must have been published between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2020. Authors must be members of SEASECS at the time of submission. Articles may be submitted by the author or by another member.

The deadline for submissions is 30 November 2020. Please send submissions as PDF files and address any queries about the prize to the Committee Chair, Diane Kelley, at dkelley@pugetsound.edu.

P A S T  W I N N E R S

2019  Leah Benedict, “Impotence Made Public: Reading Sex on the Stage and in the Courtroom,” ELH 85 (Summer 2018): 441–69.

2018  Diana Solomon, “The Jolt of Jacobean Tragicomedy: Double Falsehood on the Eighteenth-Century English Stage,” in Revisiting Shakespeare’s Lost Play: Cardenio/Double Falsehood in the Eighteenth Century, edited by Deborah Payne (Palgrave, 2016).

2017  Terry F. Robinson, “Becoming Somebody: Refashioning the Body Politic in Mary Robinson’s Nobody,” Studies in Romanticism 55 (Summer 2016): 143–84.

2016  Heather McPherson, “Tragic Pallor and Siddons,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 48 (Summer 2015): 479–502.

2015  Daniel J. Ennis, “Christopher Smart, Mary Midnight and the Haymarket, 1755,” in Reading Christopher Smart in the 21st Century, edited by Min Wild and Noel Chevalier (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2013).

2014  Anne Greenfield, “D’Avenant’s Lady Macduff: Ideal Femininity and Subversive Politics,” Restoration 37 (Spring 2013): 39–60.

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