Official Call For Papers – “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel”
The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) announces its call for papers for the “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in Music Theatre/Dance” for the 2009 ATHE conference in New York City, NY (August 8-11, 2009). Dr. Stacy Wolf will serve as the respondent for this panel. Dr. Wolf, Associate Professor of Theatre & Dance at Princeton University, is a prominent scholar and author of A Problem Like Maria: Gender and Sexuality in the American Musical (University of Michigan Press, 2002).
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.
To be considered for this panel, please email your 10-12 page paper as well as your contact information as an MS Word attachment by January 31, 2009 to Michael J. Meindl via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also send your submission via post to:
Michael J. Meindl, University of Georgia, Fine Arts Building, Athens, GA 30602-3154.
(Email submission of documents is preferable, but hard copies will be accepted as well).
Submissions will be vetted by a committee comprised of select MT/D officers as well as senior faculty in the field. Three of the essays will be chosen for inclusion on this competitive panel. The selected authors are expected to attend the conference in August and present their papers. If you have any questions, please email Michael J. Meindl at email@example.com. For more information on the ATHE conference visit http://www.athe.org.
Michael J. Meindl
University of Georgia
Fine Arts Building
Athens, GA 30602-3154 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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