Event Date/Time: Apr 27, 2007 End Date/Time: Apr 29, 2007
Registration Date: Mar 26, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 26, 2007
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New York University
Steinhardt School of Education
Music and Performing Arts Professions
Drama Across the Curriculum and Beyond
April 27-29, 2007

Call for Proposal
Deadline March 15, 2007

The forum seeks proposals investigation the relationship between drama and learning across all curricular areas. The forum aims to address the following questions:

• What research supports the potential of drama as a learning medium?
• How does drama make connections across curricular content areas?
• How does drama contribute to life long learning?
• What role does drama play in community agencies?

Presentation Formats:
Option A: 60 Minute Interactive Workshop
Workshop presentations are interactive, where participants become actively involved in the work. Handouts explaining the various steps of the workshop should be prepared and distributed by the presenter to the workshop participants.

Option B: 30 Minute Paper
Papers that address one of the strands should be submitted in APA format; double spaced, and be between 2000-5000 words in length. Possibilities for publication.

For a workshop presentation or paper submission, please submit proposals ELECTRONICALLY VIA E-MAIL to Desiree Hamburger at dph239@nyu.edu

In the subject line, please write DATCAB: followed by your last name:
Ex: DATCAB: Hamburger.

In the body of the e-mail (not as an attachment) please include:

• Name of Presenter (s)
• Mailing Address
• Phone Number
• Institution/Organization
• Position or Title
• Title of Session
• Type of Presentation (Workshop or Paper)
• A 150 word proposal describing the workshop or the contents of the paper and how it addresses at least one of the main forum questions.
• A 75-100 word bio and picture for the program.
• Room/Space needs:
• Other:

Friday April 27: Welcome
5:30pm: Alumni Event/Registration
6:30pm: Welcome: Christine Warner and Carole Miller
8:00pm: Carol Gilligan’s stage adaptation of The Scarlet Letter

Saturday April 28: Drama Across the Curriculum
9:30am-10:00am: Coffee/Registration
10:00am-11:30am: Featured Workshop: Cecily O’Neill
11:45am-12:45pm: Presentations
12:45-1:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm-3:45pm: Presentations
4:00-4:45pm: James Fraser
6:30-9:00pm: Macbeth: Pre-show session with Edie Demas, performance and talkback

Sunday April 29: And Beyond
9:30am-10:00am: Coffee/Registration
10:00am-11:30am: Featured Workshop: Chris Vine
11:45-am-12:45pm: Presentations
12:45pm-1:45pm: Lunch
1:45-3:30: ViBe Theatre Experience and Closing Ceremony/Reception

Registration Fee: $100 (this includes workshops and performances)

This forum will feature:

Cecily O’Neill – International Authority on Drama in Education
Carol Gilligan – Internationally Acclaimed psychologist and prolific writer
Chris Vine - Artistic and Education Director of the Creative Arts Team (CAT) of CUNY
Carole Miller - Associate Professor at University of Victoria
Christine Warner – Associate Professor at The Ohio State University
James Fraser – Professor at New York University
Edie Demas – Education Director at the New Victory Theatre
And more!

For more information, please contact Desiree Hamburger at dph239@nyu.edu