CFP: [Theatre] Latina/o Focus Group Debut Panel ATHE/AATE 8/8-11/09 (3/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Rossini
contact email: 
jdrossini@ucdavis.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
LATINO/A FOCUS GROUP DEBUT PANEL ATHE/AATE 8/8-11/09, NYC, NY CURTAINS UP:
CONVERSATION AMONG EMERGING SCHOLARS
The Latino/a Focus Group of the Association 
for Theatre in Higher
Education (ATHE) invites submissions from scholars who have not yet
published articles or presented at 
a national conference for its
competitively debut 
panel at the 2009 ATHE/AATE Conference, “Risking
Innovation” to be held in New York City August 8-11, 2009. Both graduate
students and faculty members are eligible to submit. 
 The deadline for
submission is March 15, 2009. Papers should be an appropriate length for a
20-minute presentation 
(typically 10 pages or less) and address Latino/a
American or Latin American subject matter. Transnational, comparative, and
diasporic approaches are welcome.
A jury of theatre scholars will evaluate the submissions and select two
papers to be presented at the conference as a part of Curtain Up:
Conversation Among Emerging Scholars, jointly conducted with the Black
Theatre Association (BTA) and the American Theatre and Drama Society
(ATDS). This innovative format will allow greater dialogue among emerging
scholars across the range of American theater and performance imagined
continentally. Deborah Paredez in the Department of Theatre and Dance at
the University of Texas, Austin and Brian Herrera, Assistant Professor in
the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of New Mexico will
serve as judges for the competition. Students and faculty members from
non-performance based departments are encouraged to submit work.
All 
presenters must register and pay the appropriate fees for the

conference. Conference presenters should be ATHE members unless they 
work
outside the academic study of theatre. For information on the conference
(including applicable costs), and the Latino Focus Group see

http://www.athe.org/ or http://www.riskinginnovation.com
Please email an rtf version of your paper without your name by March 15,
2009 to Jon Rossini (jdrossini_at_ucdavis.edu). Please put “LFG Debut Panel
Submission” in the subject heading and in the body of the email include the
title of the paper, your name, address, telephone, email address and
affiliation.
Receipt of your submission will be confirmed via email and you 
will be
informed of the judges' decisions by 15 April 2009. If you have any
questions about eligibility, submissions or the LFG, please contact Jon
Rossini (jdrossini_at_ucdavis.edu

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