'Theatre Research International' seeks book reviews editors for the Americas and Australasia

14 January, 2016 by Paul Rae | 0 comments

'Theatre Research International' seeks book reviews editors for the Americas and Australasia

IFTR-affiliated journal seeks 2 book reviews editors: deadline for applications 5 Feb.

THEATRE RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, a major international journal published three times a year by Cambridge University Press and affiliated with the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR),

 Seeks two Book Review Editors

      Candidates are invited for the positions of Book Review Editors: one for the Americas and one for Australasia. The positions will begin early in 2016, and run for a period of four years. Candidates should have a strong publication record, hold a tenure-track position at a university, and possess a wide-ranging and up-to-date knowledge of scholarly publications in theatre and performance studies. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate recent participation at conferences and colloquia.

       The appointed candidates will be responsible for soliciting review copies of books on theatre and performance from publishers in their regions, and for commissioning reviews and editing copy. They will liaise with the Senior Editor of the journal, Paul Rae. One of the three book reviews editors for TRI normally serves as Senior Book Reviews Editor, responsible for collating all reviews prior to submission to the publisher, and serving as the primary point of contact for the publisher on reviews-related issues. Please indicate in your letter of application if you wish to be considered for this role.

       DEADLINE: 5 February 2016. Candidates should send a letter of application explaining why you are suited for the role, and your ideas about what makes a good book review, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact details of two referees to:

Professor Elaine Aston

Vice-President (Internationalisation and Publications) IFTR/FIRT

Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts

Lancaster University, UK


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