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CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Emerging Scholars Panel
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Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel
The Performance Studies Focus Group at the Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference invites submissions of papers for its Emerging Scholars' Panel. The theme of the conference is "Theatre Alive: Theater, Media, and Survival," and it takes place at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, August 3-6, 2010.
The PSFG Emerging Scholars' Panel represents an opportunity for researchers to present their work at a major international conference for the first time. Selected Emerging Scholars will be paired with a mentor from the field of Performance Studies who will offer critical feedback on submitted papers in order to help prepare them for presentation at the conference. ATHE PSFG
Performance Studies locates itself at the boundaries and intersections of scholarly and artistic practice. It embraces aesthetic and academic interdisciplinarity, as well as the challenges, risks, and innovations that are part of such inclusionary practices. Performance also acts as a critical
Submissions to the PSFG Emerging Scholars' panel might engage these disciplinary questions, or a range of others around the conference theme. Papers across performance modes and historical periods are welcomed. Topics might include:
- contested boundaries between performance, theatre and other artforms
Papers for the PSFG Emerging Scholars' panel should be 8-10 pages in length (double-spaced). The deadline for submission is Saturday 13 February 2010. Please send completed papers (as attachments in Microsoft Word), with institutional affiliation and contact information, to Joseph Cermatori at firstname.lastname@example.org. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of
Please contact Joseph with any other questions regarding the PSFG Emerging Scholars' panel at the email address above.