UPDATE: Susan Glaspell and Performance (12/1/05; 4/28/06-4/29/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Jayne
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  Keynote speaker will be Linda Ben-Zvi, a Glaspell biographer, of the University of Tel Aviv.
  Call for Papers
Susan Glaspell and Performance
April 28 & 29, 2006
Northland Pioneer College
Snowflake, Arizona 85937
In conjunction with the world premier production of Intimations From the Brook, a fulllength play adapted from Susan Glaspell's novel Brook Evans, Northland Pioneer
College will host Susan Glaspell and Performance, a conference to discuss
Glaspell's work in and for the theatre, as well as her artistry, broadly conceived. The
conference organizers welcome discussions of Brook Evans and/or other works; artistic or performance approaches to Glaspell (including Interpreter's Theatre, adaptions, or discussions of specific productions); and other topics related to Glaspell.
We invite proposals for individual papers, complete panels, or roundtables/discussion groups.
While preference will be given to proposals concerning Brook Evans, all proposals of merit will receive full consideration. The conference organizers particularly
welcome proposals from emerging scholars who have not previously presented at a scholarly meeting.
Deadline for Proposals (250 - 500 words): December 1, 2005
Please send proposals to (Electronic submission preferred; please reference "Glaspell
Conference" in the subject line):
J. Ellen Gainor, Associate Dean Mike Solomonson, Chair
The Graduate School Performing Arts Department
Cornell University Northland Pioneer College
350 Caldwell Hall P.O. Box 2218
Ithaca, NY 14850 Snowfl ake, AZ 85937
jeg11_at_cornell.edu msolomonson_at_npc.edu
For further details on the Susan Glaspell and Performance conference,
including conference schedule, registration fees, and travel and accommodation information, please visit the conference web site: http://www.npc.edu/Glaspell
Intimations From the Brook is produced through special arrangement with
the Susan Glaspell Estate. Conference registrants will receive admission to the Friday evening performance as part of the conference fee. All box offi ce proceeds from the
production will be donated to the Susan Glaspell Society to further her artistic legacy
Northland Pioneer College is located in the beautiful White Mountains
of northeastern Arizona. Visitors to the area can enjoy such natural splendors as the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest National Park, hiking trails, scenic lakes,
and cultural learning opportunities related to nearby Navajo, White Mountain Apache, and Hopi reservations. (800) 266-7845 www.npc.edu ®

J. Ellen Gainor
Professor of Theatre
Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Cornell University
350 Caldwell Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-7374 (phone)
(607) 255-5822 (fax)

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