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Thursday, March 6 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Dramatic Theatre History Redux: A Key Exchange

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Join us for a lively discussion on the €œmost significant plays in Western theatre history. Questions to be raised include "the canon,"€ cultural diversity, and how theatre history is taught at all.

Speakers
avatar for Adanma Onyedike Barton

Adanma Onyedike Barton

Assoc. Prof. of Theatre, Berea College
Adanma Onyedike Barton is an Associate Professor of Theatre at Berea College. Founded in 1855, Berea College is the first interracial and coeducational college in the South where ALL students attend tuition free! Professor Barton is the first African American female President of the Kentucky Theatre Association and concurrently serves on the Executive Committee of the Southeastern Theatre Conference.
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Jimmy Bickerstaff

Associate Professor of Theatre, Valdosta State University
Dr. Jimmy Bickerstaff is Associate Professor of Theatre at Valdosta State University in Georgia where he teaches Theatre History, Play Analysis, Directing and Acting. His Ph.D. is from the University of Oregon with emphases in Dramatic Literature, Theory, and Directing. He enjoys serving on the SETC Publications Committee, has written for Southern Theater, and has published with Taylor and Francis and CTAM Journal as well.
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Steven Burch

U of Alabama
Steve Burch teaches theatre history and playwriting at the University of Alabama. He chairs the SETC Playwriting Interest Group and is writing two books about the Focus Theatre in Dublin Ireland.
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Michael Howley

Retired University Professor
Michael P. Howley is a retired university professor from Alabama State University, a freelance SDC director, and a freelance ATCA theatre critic. He has served SETC on Excom and as Alabama State Rep, as well as member/chair of several committees; he also is a long-time award winning respondent in Region IV of KC/ACTF.
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Dawn Larsen

Associate Professor Theatre, Francis Marion University
Dawn Larsen PhD is Associate Professor of Theatre at Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina. Previous owner and operator of the last traveling tent show, the Hard Corn Players, her troupe traveled in the summers reconstructing Toby shows in Kentucky, Tennessee and Illinois. She was cast as Sweet Sally (Toby's girlfriend) in the last stationary Toby theatre in Branson, Missouri, which closed in 1987. She recently published a... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
RV Riverboat Suite

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