hosted by Drama Tasmania
from 1pm Friday 21 June to Saturday 22 June / IMAS Building, 20 Castray Esplanade, Salamanca Waterfront, Hobart
On the Winter solstice and the final weekend of Tasmania’s iconic Dark Mofo festival, Australia’s drama education community will have the opportunity to gather.
A program of provocative and cutting-edge research and academic papers, alongside practical and breakout workshops, the Symposium will stimulate, regenerate and revive your thinking and practice.
It is a busy time in Tasmania’s calendar, so Drama Australia recommends you book flights and accomodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
The Call for Papers and Presentations is now open ~ click through to HERE to submit, or read more info below.
The call for papers closes on 25 January.
The Symposium title RENEWAL is also the theme and it suggests a revitalisation, a regeneration or a recreation of drama practices/pedagogies, drama/arts curriculum and drama research.
Delegate presenters at the RENEWAL Symposium can respond to the sub-themes by addressing:
– Renewing teaching practices shaped by policy agendas (education, environment, cultural, other)
– Revitalising drama pedagogy through teaching/research
– Regenerating practice with aesthetic implications
Submissions are sought for the following presentation categories:
– Paper Presentation (20 minutes)
– Snapshot Presentation (6 minutes)
– Workshop (60 minutes)
– Panel (60 minutes comprising up to 5 presenters)
Submission of Abstracts
You will be required to provide the following information:
o Address for correspondence
o Name/s, designation and correspondence details of presenters
o Biographical information of presenters: organisation or institution, position or title within the organisation/institution
o Title of proposal
o Theme: How the topic relates to the sub-themes
o Abstract: Abstracts should be no longer than 150 words including outline focus, scope and research base of your submission.
o Category: presentation type: Paper, Snapshot Workshop, Panel
o Keywords (three) of presentation
Presenter confirmation: 15 February 2019