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Conferences

Faculty in the Theatre Arts Department are active in all areas of scholarship. Scholars regularily participate in national and international conferences. Recent work at conferences includes the following:

2013

Loyce Arthur
The Black Theatre Network Conference presentation, “Carnaval and Community Engagement in Iowa City IA,” with collaborator Andre Harrington, California State University San Bernadino.
Obermann Center For Research, University of Iowa, “The Carnaval Project as Public Engagement,” Graduate Student Institute, University of Iowa.
Obermann Center for Advanced Study, “Intergenre Explorations: Crossing the Scholarship-Creative Work Divide, “Working Group, University of Iowa, since 2011.

Dare Clubb
The Cascando Project:  A Symposium:  Beckett, Arts and the Media.  (Play director).  Middlebury College.

Eric Forsythe
Narrator, Leo (Hesse), Presbyterian Synod Conference.

Alan MacVey
Immediate Past President, National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) annual conference and meeting of the Board of Directors.

R. Eric Stone
Reviewer, USITT Young Designers’ Forum (Milwaukee)

2012

Loyce Arthur
Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, Thirteenth Annual National Conference: What Sustains Us?  “Sustaining Culture and Local Economies Through Public Engagement in Rural Communities, Year 2”  Roundtable with co-convenor, Carolyn Colvin, New York, New York.

University of Iowa "Living with Floods: How do Story and Image Express the Face of Resilience," on the theme of visual storytelling and how stories will be transformed into works of art for the Iowa City Carnaval parade project, a three-day Interdisciplinary Flood Institute for Teachers organized by the UI College of Education.

Art Borreca
Guest Artist, Hollins University MFA Playwriting Program/ Festival of New Works.

Alan MacVey
Immediate Past President, National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) annual conference and meeting of the Board of Directors.

David McGraw
Stage Manager Simulator Booth at USITT Annual Conference.

2011

Loyce Arthur
Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in  Public Life, Thirteenth Annual National Conference: What Sustains Us?  “Sustaining Culture and Local Economies Through Public Engagement in Rural Communities, Year 1”  Roundtable with co-convenor, Carolyn Colvin, New York, New York.

Puppetry and Postdramatic Performance: An International Conference on Performing Objects in the 21st Century, University of Connecticut, “Caribbean Carnival Puppetry.”

Alan MacVey
Immediate Past President, National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) annual conference and meeting of the Board of Directors.

R. Eric Stone
Prague Quadrennial Steering Committee Member & Associate Exhibition Designer, USITT United States of America National Exhibition in the 2011 Prague Quadrennial, Prague, Czech Republic.