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Forum of International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN) at the 16th ASSITEJ World Congress

Published 12.09.07

9 May 2008, Adelaide, Australia. Application deadline: 15 October 2007

ITYARN - International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network - is calling for proposals for the Inaugural International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Forum at the XVIth ASSITEJ World Congress in Adelaide, Australia May 9-18 2008, sponsored by Drama Australia and the University of South Australia (UniSA).

The ITYARN forum will take place on the first day of the festival, Friday, May 9, and consist of a plenary session and 2-4 working groups.

Topics of the Working groups will include but are not limited to:

  1. Aesthetics of contemporary theatre in the field of TYA
  2. Theories and histories of TYA
  3. Reception processes in TYA
  4. Child culture and cultural environment of TYA

Researchers who want to participate in a Working Group should submit a 750 word proposals and sample bibliography by email in MSWORD or RTF. Proposals should include name, affiliation, and email address in the upper left corner. Proposals will be peer reviewed by the ITYARN founding board in October 2007. Notifications will go out early November 2007. Final papers may be submitted to the 2009 issue of Youth Theatre Journal.

Please email proposals in MS Word or RTF by October 15, 2007 to Prof. Geesche Warteman gwartem@uni-hildesheim.de and Prof. Young Ai Choi choiyap@hotmail.com and Prof. Manon van de Water mvandewa@wisc.edu

Further information:

ITYARN and Information on Joining the Network.
16th ASSITEJ World Congress and Festival.

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