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CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel - DEADLINE EXTENDED: New Deadline: February 15, 2011
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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 'Performance Remains, Global Presence: Memory, Legacy, and Imagined Futures' and it takes place at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago, Illinois from August 11-14, 2011.
The PSFG Emerging Scholars' Panel represents an opportunity for
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 model for theorizing cultural and social action, providing a lens and practice through which technological and cultural innovations can be processed. How do performance conditions, practices, and innovations facilitate processes of memory, history, historiography, and imagination? How can performance studies deploy these conditions, practices, and innovations in an effort to trouble received understandings of temporality, of the present, and of the
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 15 February 2011. 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 March 2011.
Please contact Joseph with any other questions regarding the PSFG