Archive for April, 2009

Song, Stage, & Screen IV

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Call for Papers

International Conference


Interdisciplinary approaches to the musical stage

200-word abstract due June 15

December 3-5, 2009

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities &

The Department of Theatre

University of Maryland, College Park

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities and the Department of Theater at the University of Maryland, College Park invite submissions for the fourth annual international and interdisciplinary conference on musical and music theatre. Papers on any topic relating to the intersection of music and theatre or film are welcomed. Suggested topics include:

Collaboration and the creation of the musical

Musical theatre texts

Musical theatre archives

Teaching the musical

Representations of race and gender in the musical

Critical and audience reception of the musical

Please send abtsracts of no more than 200 words to Doug Reside <> by June 15

Song, Stage and Screen is the annual conference of the academic journal, Studies in Musical Theatre, which is published by Intellect Press. Previous Song, Stage and Screen conferences have been held at the University of Portsmouth, UK (2006), University of Leeds, UK (2007), and the Graduate Center of City University of New York (2008). It is expected that a selection of papers from this joint conference will be invited for submission to the journal and publication. This year’s conference is organized by Doug Reside (University of Maryland) and Laura Pollard (University of East Anglia).