SONTA 2014 The Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA) invites papers and presentations for its annual convention and international conference coming up from the 26th—29th August, 2014 in the Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos, Nigeria. The theme of the conference is: “ Theatre, Creativity and Democratic Practice in Nigeria”. The conference will explore the concept of creativity and its place in theatre, film, the media, tourism, culture and other performance arts (drama, music, dance, chant, song, performance poetry, etc.), first in relation to our democratic development and the contentious issues of authenticity in artistic creation as well as the purpose of creativity in theatre and allied arts. The conference also welcomes interdisciplinary approach to the issue of creativity, for instance, how the issue of creativity in history, psychology, language, literature, philosophy, physics, etc. relate to that of theatre or other performance arts, especially in enhancing democracy. Abstracts of about 250 words on the theme of the conference or any of the sub-themes should be sent to the conference email: firstname.lastname@example.org and copy the SONTA EDITOR: email@example.com Deadline for the submission of abstract is 1st May, 2014 and 20th June, 2014 for the full paper. CONFERENCE FEE: N15, 000.00, Registration and participation.
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