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Creative Women During the Chicago Renaissance (c.1930-1950)
Atlanta, GA, November 1997


CALL FOR PROGRAM PARTICIPATION AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE in Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia CELEBRATED WOMEN SERIES CREATIVE WOMEN DURING THE CHICAGO RENAISSANCE (c. 1930-1950) An Interdisciplinary Symposium November 6-8, 1997 featuring the careers and compositions of FLORENCE BEATRICE PRICE and MARGARET BONDS and featuring the poet GWENDOLYN BROOKS keynote speaker Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano in recital
Speakers: Robert Bone, Rae Linda Brown, Lawrence Schenbeck, Helen Walker-Hill This conference brings together for the first time scholars from many disciplines (history, sociology, literature, musicology, art history, theatre history, women's studies, and African-American studies) to examine aspects of the Chicago Renaissance. Agnes Scott College welcomes proposals for papers, performances, and lecture/recitals that relate to any aspect of the Chicago Renaissance, including literature, the arts, and forces (social, cultural, political and historical) which created the environment so favorable to the nurturing of women in the arts at this time and in this city. A complete proposal will include: * an abstract (maximum two pages, double-spaced) or detailed recital program; * a list of all equipment needed, including audio-visual, piano, music stand(s), podium, table(s), microphones, etc.; * a vita for each person involved in the proposed presentation, including previous work relevant to the proposal; * a cassette recording of the person(s) involved, performing die works on the proposed recital. Proposals should be timed to last no more than 20 minutes (30 minutes for mini-recitals and lecture-recitals). DEADLINE: all proposals, including supporting materials, must be postmarked by May 1, 1997. Please do not FAX proposals. Acceptance notices will be mailed by May 31, 1997. Send proposals to: Calvert Johnson, Music Department, Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur GA 30030-3797 USA For Further Information: +1-404-638-6259 or e-mail