Roundtable on Effective Teaching Approaches to Drama in the College Classroom
CALL FOR PAPERS
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Western Washington University (Bellingham, Washington)
November 9-11, 2018
Session: Drama and Society
Panel Title: Roundtable on Effective Teaching Approaches to Drama in the College Classroom
Presiding Officer: Kimberly Jew, Associate Professor, Theatre and Ethnic Studies, University of Utah
This panel is included in the General Session Drama and Society that is part of the PAMLA conference to be held November 9-11, 2018 at Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington.
Paper proposals are very welcome and should be submitted through an online form found on the PAMLA website: pamla.org
This roundtable panel will explore effective and creative approaches and techniques to teaching drama in the college classroom. Participants will share their experiences teaching drama in English and/or Theatre courses and offer specific assignments, discussion topics, and teaching techniques that have proved productive.
The following pedagogical questions will be of special interest: 1) how to utilize performance in the classroom setting, 2) how to integrate film and other media in the study of drama, and 3) how to balance the value of the text and theatre’s lively nature for the benefit of the undergraduate student?
Proposal due date: May 30, 2018 (Please note the PAMLA submission site will be ready shortly).