Theatre / Dance / Performance Studies - October 2010, Alexandria, VA (Deadline June 15)

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MAPACA - Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association

We seek presentations, panels, and papers which focus on the theatre, dance, and performance as a reflection of popular and/or American culture. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
*Dramatic literature and theory
*Theory and practice of dramaturgy
*Actors and Acting
*Stagecraft and design
*The business of theatre
*Theatre audiences
*Theatrical criticism
*Theatrical institutions
*Directors and Directing Theory
*Biographical studies
*Non-traditional theatre
*Theatre and other disciplines
*Theatre and ritual
*Political theatre
*Theatre/performance and media
*Performance art and solo performance
*The histories, theories, and practices of performance studies
*Dance, dance history, and dancing cultures

Please e-mail with a one-page proposal for your paper. MAPACA encourages papers from graduate and advanced undergraduate scholars. For more information on MAPACA and this year's conference, please visit