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ISS-Sponsored Special Session(s) on “Shaw Studies”


The 33nd Annual Comparative Drama Conference,

March 26, 27, and 28, 2009


All topics and critical approaches are welcome, but query Professor Tony Stafford at <tstaffor@utep.edu> about the suitability of your topic.  



Deadline for abstracts, c.v., and covering letter: November 15, 2008


Send 300 word abstracts (with title) preferably by email attachment to tstaffor@utep.edu or tnyorzb@sbcglobal.net or by mail to Dr. Tony Stafford, Department of English, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79912.  



Conference Location: Los Angeles, California.   [Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Westside (6161 W. Centinela Ave., Culver City CA 90230-3200.)  You can make reservations by calling the hotel directly at (310) 348-4161 or using their toll free number (800) 333-3333.]  

Sponsoring Institution: Loyola Marymount University

Shaw Session(s) Sponsored By: The International Shaw Society, www.shawsociety.org


Conference Director: Dr. Kevin Wetmore, Department of Theater Arts, Loyola Marymount University, 311 Foley Theatre, 1 LMU Drive, MS 8210, Los Angeles CA 90045-2659    Phones: Office: 310.338.7831 FAX: 310.338.1984.


For details about this conference, email Dr. Wetmore at kwetmore@lmu.edu or check the CDC call for papers website at www.shawsociety.org/CDC-call-for-papers2008.htm or the general conference website at http://myweb.lmu.edu/compdrama/.


To register for this conference, send email to compdram@lmu.edu and a registration form will be sent to you.   


Conference Fee: If pre-registered, $89 for faculty and $79 for graduate students, $69 for session chairs, $59 for guests.   Add $10 if registering at the conference.  



The Comparative Drama Conference originated in 1976 at the University of Florida, and, after 24 years, moved to The Ohio State University where it was held for five years. It moved to the Los Angeles area in 2005. The conference is open to all aspects of theatre, with a strong emphasis on dramatic texts. The publication of the conference is Text and Presentation.