UPDATE: [Theatre] Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

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Kathryn Edney
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The Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in
Higher Education (ATHE) announces its updated call for papers for
the "Music Theatre/Dance Emerging Scholarship Panel", now known as
the "Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in Music
Theatre/Dance" for the 2008 ATHE conference in Denver, CO (July 31 -
August 3, 2008). Dr. Bob Schanke, distinguished scholar and author of
numerous books including *Staging Desire: Queer Readings of American
Theater History*, will serve as the respondent for this panel.

Papers can address any area in the purview of the Music Theatre/Dance
Focus group, which includes opera, operettas, musicals, dance theatre,
performance art with music or dance elements, and pedagogy in music
theatre and dance. Submissions are open to graduate students and scholars
who have not presented at a national conference, as well as established
scholars who have not presented or published in the areas of Music
Theatre or Dance.

For consideration for this panel, please email your 10-12 page paper as
well as your contact information as an MS Word attachment by January 15th
to: Kathryn Edney (tremperk_at_msu.edu)

or by post to:
Kathryn Edney, Journal of Popular Culture WRAC, Michigan State
University, 235 Bessey Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824.

(Email submission of documents is preferable, but hard copies will be
accepted as well).

Three of the essays will be selected for inclusion on this competitive
panel. If you have any questions, please email Kathryn Edney at
tremperk_at_msu.edu. For more information on the ATHE conference visit

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