UPDATE: American Playwrights (5/25/07; 10/24/07-10/27/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Toten Beard, DeAnna


The Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival
Hosted by Baylor University * October 24-27, 2007

The academic symposium of the Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival
seeks papers on a range of topics for the October 2007 event on the
campus of Baylor University.

Possible paper panels for the 2007 festival:
Playwright Horton Foote
Playwright Tina Howe
August Wilson, Wendy Wasserstein, & Arthur Miller
Lynn Riggs and other Regional playwrights
Contemporary Women Playwrights in the U.S. Theatre
Historical issues of Women Playwrights in U.S. Theatre
New Play Development in practice
Curt Dempster and the Ensemble Studio Theatre
Issues of teaching playwriting in U.S. higher education
Historical considerations of the role of the playwright in the U.S.
Themes of America in plays by U.S. authors
Regionalism and the U.S. Playwright
U.S. playwrights and U.S. critics
Playwrights of the Americas
Librettists and composers of American Musical Theatre

Abstracts (250 words max) for 10-15 page papers are due by May 25.

Submit abstract electronically with brief biographical statement and
university affiliation to DeAnna_Toten_Beard_at_baylor.edu

Notices will be sent out by June 30.

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Received on Wed May 02 2007 - 15:25:46 EDT