UPDATE 'Performing Wales', 30 March - 1 April, Gregynog, Newtown, Wales, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alyce von Rothkirch, Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

The programme for the 'Performing Wales' conference, to be held between 30 March and 1 April 2012 in Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Wales, UK is now available.

Please contact Dr Alyce von Rothkirch for a conference leaflet (incl. booking form) or print this message (a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk).

Conference Programme
Friday, 30 March 2012
2.30-4.30pm: AWWE AGM (open to all members)
4.30-6.00pm: Coffee/tea and registration
6.00-7.00pm: Welcome and book launch
7.00-8.00pm: Dinner
8.30-9.30pm: Keynote lecture: Prof. Hazel Walford Davies, ‘“The country of my heart: the case of Lord Howard de Walden’
9.30-10.00pm: award of the first M. Wynn Thomas Essay Prize
10.00pm-late: Bar

Saturday, 31 March 2012
8.00-9.30am: Breakfast
9.30-10.30am: Keynote address: John E. McGrath, Artistic Director, National Theatre Wales
10.30-11.30am: Panel 1
- Andrew Filmer, ‘“Purposeful assemblage”: Practising Location in National Theatre Wales’ The Persians and Coriolan/us’
- Kirsty Sedgman, ‘“We are citizens of the world”: The Importance for Audiences of the ‘National’ in National Theatre Wales’
11.30am-12.00pm: Coffee/tea
12.00-1.00pm: Panel 2
- Liza Penn-Thomas, ‘Pasts, Presents and Futures – The Mari Lwyd performing as Prophetic Voice in the Work of Vernon Watkins and Sean Vicary’
- Andrew Webb, ‘Edward Thomas and the Welsh Folk Tradition’
1.00-2.00pm: Lunch
2.00-3.30pm: Panel 3
- Jasmine Donahaye, ‘“What comics we are!” Caradoc Evans and Ethnic Performance’
- Steve Greer, ‘Queer/Welsh and Welsh/Queer: Performing Hybrid Identity’
- Katie Gramich, ‘Gendered Performance in Jack Jones’s Black Parade (1935)’
3.30-4.00pm: Coffee/tea
4.00pm-5.30pm: Panel 4
- Kieron Smith, ‘Performing Culture on Television: John Ormond’s Cultural Documentaries’
- Rebecca Edwards, ‘Cerys, Kelly & Cool Cymru: Wales, Pop and Performance’
- Jason Benson, ‘Identity in Flux: Volcano Theatre Company as Social Practice’’
5.30-7.00pm: free time
7.00-8.30pm: Dinner
8.30-9.30pm: Performance/Reading
David Ian Rabey, Land of my Fathers (with Russell Gomer, Richard Harrington and Richard Lynch)
9.30pm-late: Bar

Sunday, April 1, 2012
8.30-9.30am: Breakfast
9.30-11.00am: Panel 5
- Margaret Ames, ‘“It’s a ghost”: The Uncanny and Rural Welsh Identity’
- Matthew Jones, ‘Young People’s Welsh Identities in the Theatre of Arad Goch’
- David Haylock, ‘The Role of Technology in the Work of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’
11.00-11.30am: Coffee/tea
11.30-1.00pm: Panel 6
- Liz Jones, ‘The Halfway House (1944)’
- Hywel Dix, ‘Cymbeline and the Display of Empire, 1536-1649’
- Heike Roms and Alyce von Rothkirch: concluding remarks
1.00-2.00pm: Lunch and depart

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Performing Wales
March 30 – April 1, 2012
Booking Form

Name: …………………………………………………………..
Organisation: ………………………………………………..
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I would like to become a member of AWWE
(annual membership: £18, includes free copy
of Almanac: Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English): Yes c

Please circle which you require:
Full board weekend (Fri-Sun):
Full Fee ………………………………….. £175
Student rate/unwaged ………........ £80
Day rate: (circle day: Fri – Sat – Sun)
Full Fee ………………………..… …….. £85
Student rate/unwaged …………… £40
TOTAL enclosed: £………….
Please make cheques payable to ‘AWWE’ and return your completed form by March 10, 2012, to Dr Alyce von Rothkirch, DACE, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP.

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