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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or by post to:
Kathryn Edney, 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 email@example.com. For more information on the ATHE conference visit http://www.athe.org/.
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