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Romanticism & History

10th Annual NASSR Conference

22-25 August 2002

Draft Programme | Information (registration, accommodation, travel, etc.) | Drama Conference |Call for Papers

The NASSR conference will be dovetailed with a two-day conference on Romantic drama, "Drama and Theatre History, 1770-1840:   New Approaches, Contexts, and Pedagogies" (21-22 August 2002).  As part of the conferences' cooperation, there will be two special sessions on "Romantic-Era Drama and Theatre" on 22 August 2002.  The Calls for Papers are attached below.

For further information about "Drama and Theatre History, 1770-1840," please go to the conference website or contact the conference organizers:  Catherine Burroughs (Wells College), Tom Crochunis (Brown), Alex Dick (Northern Michigan), and Michael Eberle-Sinatra (Montreal).

Romantic-Era Drama and Theatre I: Texts and Interpretation

This session invites papers that explore how current scholarship can deal with dramatic texts of the Romantic era-through editing, in the classroom, as objects of interpretation-given the historical complexity of rethinking the period's neglected theatre history. Examples of approaches to particular texts or authors as well as methodological discussions are welcome. Possible areas for inquiry:

Other comparable topics of interest are also welcome.
Please send 1-2-page abstracts and cv to Michael Eberle-Sinatra, Department of English, University of Montreal, P.O. Box 6128, Station Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7, Canada or michael.eberle.sinatra@umontreal.ca.

Romantic-Era Drama and Theatre II: Performers and Theatres

This session invites papers that examine the "performers" and "theatres" of Romantic era drama-that is, those agents and venues that are relevant to contemporary interpretation of its practices and history. Presentations on particular figures or institutions as well as methodological discussions are welcome. Possible areas for inquiry:

Other comparable topics of interest are also welcome.
Please send 1-2-page abstracts and cv to Catherine Burroughs, Department of English, Wells College, Aurora, NY 13026 or cb64@cornell.edu.