judith pascoe

Two University of Michigan Press titles receive honorable mention for the Joe A. Callaway Prize

by Shaun Manning June 22, 2012

Kimberly Jannarone’s Artaud and His Doubles and Judith Pascoe’s The Sarah Siddons Audio Files each received commendation in New York University’s Joe A. Callaway Prize for Best Book on Drama or Theatre. These two University of Michigan Press books, along with Daniel O’Quinn’s Entertaining Crisis in the Atlantic Imperium, 1770-1790 from Johns Hopkins University Press, received honorable mentions in the biennial contest, while Martin Puchner took home top prize for The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy published in 2011 by Oxford. The Callaway judges called Jannarone’s book “a provocative, meticulously researched inquiry into the theatrical practices and ideological complexities of one of the most […]

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Pascoe ponders the index in the Chronicle of Higher Education

by Shaun Manning April 26, 2012

Judith Pascoe, author of The Sarah Siddons Audio Files, dedicated a recent column in The Chronicle of Higher Education to the sometimes vexing subject of indexing, in particular the question of whether authors should index their own books or hire a professional. “I had plenty of time to ponder the unsung heroism of indexers when I was finishing my latest book,” Pascoe writes. “I was overcome with thoughts of doom that Nancy Mulvany, author of Indexing Books, attributes to two factors that plague self-indexing authors: general fatigue and too much self-involvement. ‘Intense involvement with one’s book,’ Mulvany writes, ‘can make it very difficult […]

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Judith Pascoe awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

by Shaun Manning April 17, 2012

Judith Pascoe, author of The Sarah Siddons Audio Files: Romanticism and the Lost Voice, has been awarded a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to support her current research on “Wuthering Heights in Japan.” Guggenheim Fellows are selected in the midst of an already-exceptional career in an effort to promote further important and promising research in their fields. Dr. Pascoe was selected as a Guggenheim Fellow in the the Creative Arts – General Nonfiction category, and her research topic emerged as a result of a recent tenure as a Fulbright Lecturer in Japan. For more information on the research […]

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