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History in/at/of the Vienna Burgtheater (Modern Languages Association)
New York, December 2002


MLA 2002                CALL FOR PAPERS             New York

for a Special Session
organized through the Grillparzer Society of America

HISTORY
IN/AT/OF THE
BURGTHEATER


Possible topics include:

-Grillparzer's History Plays (their performance and reception)
-History of the Burgtheater, Vienna
-Playwrights of the Burg (from its origins until today, including
 Calderon, Shakespeare, and others)
-Its Actors, Actresses, and Performance Culture
-Cultural Politics and the Burg
(from Bühnentratsch, through "die Schratt," Peymann, and beyond)


SUBMIT ABSTRACTS (250 words)
FOR PAPERS OF 15-20 MINUTES IN LENGTH TO:

Katherine Arens
k.arens@mail.utexas.edu
Dept. of Germanic Studies
U. of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX  78712   USA

(preferably as part of an email text, not as an attachment; incorporate
contact information and AV needs, please)

ABSTRACTS DUE: 8 MARCH 2002