UPDATE: Black Theatre Association Panel (4/16/07; ATHE, 7/26/07-7/29/07)
BTA DEBUT PANEL SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MONDAY, APRIL 16th.
CALL FOR PAPERS - ATHE 2007
7th ANNUAL BTA DEBUT PANEL
The Black Theatre Association (BTA), a focus group of the Association
for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), seeks essay submissions for its
7th Annual Debut Panel. We encourage all graduate students and
non-tenured faculty working on African American theatre and performance
studies who have never presented at ATHE or a national conference to
apply. Papers may consider any aspect of African American dramatic
criticism, theatre history, plays, playwrights, performers, directors,
designers, etc. The highest quality papers will be selected by our
distinguished panel of theatre scholar judges: Harry J. Elam, Jr., Olive
H. Palmer Professor in the Humanities and Chair of the Drama Department
(Stanford University); Sandra G. Shannon, Professor of English (Howard
University) and co-editor of Theatre Topics; and David Krasner,
Associate Professor of Theatre Studies, African American Studies, and
English (Yale University). Accepted panelists will present their papers
at the ATHE conference, July 26-29, 2007, in New Orleans, Louisiana. =20
All essays submissions should be ten to twelve pages in length, typed,
double-spaced (including block quotes), and use either Chicago or MLA
style citations. Please e-mail your contact information and complete
essay submission as an MSWord attachment to Melinda Wilson, BTA
Conference Planner, at mwilson_at_csus.edu <mailto:mwilson_at_csus.edu> .
Please type "BTA Debut Panel" in the subject heading.
Extended Deadline for submissions is Monday, April 16, 2007.=20
Melinda D. Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance
California State University, Sacramento
Shasta Hall 110
"Never be afraid to sit awhile and think."
~Asagai in A Raisin in the Sun
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