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Emerging Scholars Panel Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2015 Conference

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Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 4:18pm
The American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS)

CALL FOR PAPERS


The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2015 Conference


Montréal, Québec

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel

July 24 – 27, 2014

Paper Due: 1 April 2015

Please note: Emerging scholars must not have previously presented at a major, national conference.

The American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS), in coordination with the Latino/Latina Focus Group (LFG) and Black Theatre Association (BTA), is pleased to announce its seventh annual emerging scholars panel, "Curtains Up," introducing new scholarship in American, Black, Latina/o and Latin American Theatre and Drama. We invite new scholars who have not yet presented at a major national conference to submit papers.

"I'll See you in 25 Years" Twin Peaks conference at the University of Salford, 21-22 May 2015

updated: 
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 3:40pm
University of Salford, School of Arts and Media

Call for Papers

"I'll See You Again in 25 Years": The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV

A two-day international conference.

School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK

21st- - 22nd May 2015

Confirmed keynote speakers:
• Professor David Lavery (Middle Tennessee State University, USA)
• Cristina Alvarez (Barcelona based independent video artist)
• Dr Adrian Martin (Monash University, Australia)

The Queering of Ecofeminism and Critical Animal Studies

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Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 1:51pm
Green Theory and Praxis Journal

Special Issue Call For Papers
THE QUEERING OF ECOFEMINISM AND CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES
Publishing Date: August 2015
CFP Deadline: 2/15/2015
Guest Editors: Jess Ison, La Trobe University. Melbourne, Australia.JL Schatz, Binghamton University. Binghamton, New York.

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

updated: 
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 1:32pm
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

"Collective intelligence has to organise itself into a hostile intelligence — also in the sense of inoculating the host as a malignant parasite. An alien intelligence is not concerned with any orthodoxy, it proliferates and organises its own heresies".
–Matteo Pasquinelli

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

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Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:07pm
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages
and Mass Communication.
Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop
April 16-19, 2015
Rap music is a black cultural expression that prioritizes black voices from the margins of urban America. Rap music is a form of rhymed storytelling accompanied by highly rhythmic, electronically based music. It began in the mid-1970s in the South Bronx in New York City as a part of hip hop, an African-American and Afro-Caribbean youth culture composed of graffiti, breakdancing, and rap music. From the outset, rap music has articulated the pleasures and problems of urban black life in contemporary America.

2015 ASA Panel: "Autistics Speak: Narrative Challenges to Neurotypical Dominance" (250 wd. abstracts due 1/5/15)

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Monday, December 22, 2014 - 12:17pm
Tova Cooper (Panel Organizer) for American Studies Association 2015 Meeting

In November 2013, the autism community vocally criticized Suzanne Wright, the co-founder of Autism Speaks, for characterizing autism as a "monumental health crisis" that brings "despair" to the families and caretakers of autistics. Wright's critics, including Jon Elder Robinson (who resigned from the organization's board after the incident), were disturbed by her suggestion that autism is a "national emergency" that produces misery for everyone involved. Wright's comments privilege neurotypical views and behaviors rather than acknowledging that many individuals on the autism spectrum experience the world in an atypical but not inferior way.

2015 Futures of American Studies Institute: Questions Worth Asking

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Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:19am
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE

THE FUTURES OF AMERICAN STUDIES INSTITUTE: QUESTIONS WORTH ASKING

MONDAY, JUNE 22 — SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015

Director: Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College)

Co-Directors: Colleen Boggs (Dartmouth College), Soyica Diggs Colbert (Georgetown University), Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University), J. Martin Favor (Dartmouth College), Winfried Fluck (Freie Universität, Berlin), Donatella Izzo (Università degli studi di Napoli "L'Orientale,"), Eric W. Lott (City University of New York, Graduate Center)

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~futures

Afrocentric Approaches to Teaching Acting/Directing Theatre The Hendricks Method & other techniques

updated: 
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 9:33am
Editors: Dr. Sharrell D. Luckett (California State University- Dominguez Hills) Dr. Tia M. Shaffer (South Atlanta High School- Chair, Fine Arts & Theatre Director)

Routledge Publishing, Inc.

Email: blackactingmethods@gmail.com

Abstract Deadline: January 15, 2015

Abstracts are being accepted for a ground-breaking edited anthology on African-American and/or Afrocentric approaches to teaching actors and directing actors, complete with a foreword by leading African-American Studies scholar Molefi K. Asante. According to Asante, Afrocentricity has been defined by its progenitors as both an analytical process and actionable perspective that positions African-descended people as subjects and agents in the world (2013).

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