Community Outreach in the Arts Conference

deadline for submissions: 
March 5, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
contact email: 

Call for Papers

 

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

May 3-4, 2018

 

 

Conference Theme:

Community Outreach and the Arts

 

Keynote Speaker and Workshop Presenter

Michael John Garcés, Cornerstone Theatre Company

 

The Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium is seeking abstracts for papers for our 12th Annual gathering of theatre scholars. This year’s theme is “Community Outreach and the Arts.” PTRS is seeking papers which engage a broad range of topics in theatre and drama studies including, but not limited to:

 

  • Theatre for social change
  • Oral history as performance
  • Documentary and Ethnodrama
  • Site-specific and community based devising practices
  • Race, gender, and representation in community based theatre practices
  • Audience engagement

 

 

Abstracts of 250 words or less should be submitted along with a brief bio to PTRSVillanova@gmail.com

 

The deadline for submission is March 5.

 

About the Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium:

 

The goal of the Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium is to provide a forum for theatre scholars and practitioners to share their research and work in order to enter into a dialogue about current trends in theatrical practice and scholarship.