Call for paper: Association for Asian Performance sessions at the ATHE 2016


Call for Papers:

The Association for Asian Performance (AAP)
invites panel proposals and individual paper proposals for
the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2016 conference.

Conference Dates and Location

August 11 to 14, 2016

Palmer House Hilton

17 E Monroe St

Chicago, IL 60603

Submission Deadlines

October 18, 2015 (individual paper proposals only: submit to Xing Fan at
November 1, 2015 (complete panel proposals and technology requests: submit to ATHE at

Conference Theme: Performance, Labor and ATHE @ 30

Read more about the 2016 conference in a message from the 2016 conference planner, Kelly Howe, at

Individual Paper Proposals

Proposals should include: paper title, an abstract (300 words), educational affiliation, and contact information. Please specify any AV needs. Individual paper proposals must be submitted to Xing Fan ( by October 18, 2015 so that she can group submissions into panels.

Complete Panel Proposals (Paper Panels and Multi-Focus Sessions)

Complete panel proposals (with all members assembled) should be submitted directly to ATHE ( for planning purposes.

Multi-focus session proposals should be sponsored by two Focus Groups, two Committees or a combination of both. You may propose more than two sponsors, but it is not required. Each group must be contacted and approve the submission with their names attached.

(Please feel free to email Xing Fan at for further information.)

Best wishes,

Xing Fan
Assistant Professor of Asian Theatre and Performance Studies
Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies
University of Toronto

214 College Street, 3rd Floor
Toronto ON M5T 2Z9, Canada

Office phone: 416-978-6032