Call for Papers: ATHE 2015

aap 2015

The Association for Asian Performance (AAP)
invites panel proposals and individual paper proposals for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2016 conference.

Conference Dates and Location: August 11 to 14, 2016
Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603

Submission Deadlines

October 18, 2015  (individual paper proposals only: submit to Xing Fan at
November 1, 2015 (complete panel proposals and technology requests: submit to ATHE at

Conference Theme: Performance, Labor and ATHE @ 30

Read more about the 2016 conference in a message from the 2016 conference planner, Kelly Howe, at 

Individual Paper Proposals

Proposals should include: paper title, an abstract (300 words), educational affiliation, and contact information.  Please specify any AV needs.  Individual paper proposals must be submitted to Xing Fan ( by October 18, 2015 so that she can group submissions into panels.

Complete Panel Proposals (Paper Panels and Multi-Focus Sessions)

Complete panel proposals (with all members assembled) should be submitted directly to ATHE ( by November 1, 2015.  Please follow ATHE’s online instruction on technology requests.  It is important to forward a copy of your completed proposal to Xing Fan ( for planning purposes.  

Multi-focus session proposals should be sponsored by two Focus Groups, two Committees or a combination of both.  You may propose more than two sponsors, but it is not required.  Each group must be contacted and approve the submission with their names attached.

Please feel free to email Xing Fan at for further information.