Monday, November 14, 2011

CFP: Drama, Theatre, and Performance Regional Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Drama, Theatre, and Performance Regional Conference”

The Drama, Theatre, and Performance Consortium at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University announces its next biannual conference for Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Pitt.  We seek papers and presentations from regional scholars (grad students and faculty members) on a range of topics in the wide field of drama, theatre, and performance.  Possible areas for papers include: the necessary relations among evolution, nature, and performance, American drama abroad, the formation and institutionalization of performance cultures, theatre for working-class audiences, performance and cognition, theatre as autoethnography, and relations among performances and literary production in post-colonial societies.  Please send 150-word abstracts of your 20-minute paper proposal to Bruce McConachie ( or Susan H. Smith (  Deadline: January 30, 2012. The Consortium will notify all applicants by February 27.       

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