CROSSING THE STAGE: THE PRODUCTION, PERFORMANCE AND RECEPTION OF ANCIENT THEATER
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Date: 23-26 October, 1997
Focus: The conference will address issues related to the performance and reception of Greek and Roman plays in both ancient and modern times. In addition to paper sessions, there will be one or more workshops on the performance of ancient plays and (it is hoped) a local production (play yet to be determined).
Papers and proposals are sought in the following areas:
The Archaeology of the Ancient Stage: Literary and Archaeological Evidence Relating to Ancient Theatrical Performance
The Conventions and Costumes of the Ancient Stage: Analytical and Comparative Studies
Ancient Drama as a Mode of Social, Cultural, and Political Discourse
Cult, Religion, and Ritual Practices in Greek and Roman Drama
Spectatorship and Classical Drama: Audience and Reception (ancient and/or modern)
The "Translation" of Ancient Drama: Greek and Roman Plays in Later Cultural Contexts
Modern Productions of Ancient Plays: Issues and Solutions
Ancient Greek and Roman Plays on Film
Workshops on the Translation and Performance of Ancient Plays
Niall W. Slater, Emory University
Peter Meineck, Aquila Productions
Deadline for Submissions: 1 October 1996
Submissions should be no more than 800 words in length and can be in electronic or printed form.
Please send them to Professor John Porter at the address below.
Graduate students are encouraged to apply.
For more information, please contact:
Professor John Porter,
Department of Classics,
University of Saskatchewan,
9 Campus Drive,
CANADA S7N 5A5
Phone: (306) 966-4781
Fax: (306) 966-8839
or visit the conference's WWW site at:
COPYRIGHT NOTE: Copyright remains with authors, but due reference should be made to this journal if any part of the above is later published elsewhere.
Electronic Antiquity Vol. 3 Issue 4 - April 1996 edited by Peter Toohey and Ian Worthington firstname.lastname@example.org ISSN 1320-3606