“SHAW at THE SHAW” Conference

International Shaw Society 2017 Conference: July 21-25

Call for papers Registration Discounts: Acc. & Tickets

Call for papers

Call for Papers

This year’s international conference is taking place in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. While the conference theme is “Shaw at the Shaw,” papers may address any aspect of Shaw’s life, work, and legacy. The committee will be especially receptive to papers that speak to one (or both) of the Shaw plays being featured at the Shaw Festival this year: Saint Joan and Androcles and the Lion. Length of papers 20 minutes. Send an outline of 200 words, with your names and employer/university to: shawconference@gmail.com by 30 January 2017.

Detail on how to register, costs, travel and news updates can be found here on shawconference.com. A 15% discount is offered on ALL plays at the Shaw festival from July 21-26, 2017 available from November 26th, 2016, unless you are a member of the Festival and have been granted an earlier time for buying tickets. You will receive the discount code as soon as you have registered and paid for registration, which hopefully will be before the tickets go on general sale to the public December 5th, so you can get the best seats in the house.

Call for student Papers

For Undergraduate, MA and PhD students papers can be regular length of 20 minutes, or you can present a 5 minute paper in a special session. Please let us know which kind of presentation you would prefer. The two Shaw plays being featured at the Shaw Festival this year are Saint Joan and Androcles and the Lion. Please submit abstracts and travel grant & Bryden Scholar applications (Please send abstracts and travel grant & Bryden Scholar applications (see form here). It should be sent to shawconference@gmail.com by 30 January, 2017.
For those students interested in attending we are working on masterclasses and workshops offered by members of the Shaw Festival.

Detail on how to register, costs, travel and news updates can be found here on shawconference.com. A 15% discount is offered on ALL plays at the Shaw festival from July 21-26, 2017 available from November 26th, 2016. You will receive the discount code as soon as you have registered and paid for registration, which hopefully will be before the tickets go on general sale to the public December 5th, so you can get the best seats in the house.

Registration

REGISTRATION FOR THE “SHAW at THE SHAW” CONFERENCE
in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 21-25, 2017
co-sponsored by the International Shaw Society, The Shaw Festival, and York University

When registering please be aware that you will receive a considerable price break if you are a member of The International Shaw Society in 2017 (cost $30 for one, $40 for a spousal membership and $10 for students). To register as an ISS member either use the form below or pay with your registration. Please note for spousal members – you need to register with ISS BEFORE completing your registration.

Register here

After registering and paying you will receive a discount code, which will enable you to get 15% off any theater tickets at The Shaw Festival during the conference – July 20-26, 2017. The tickets will be available from November 5, 2016 at the same time as members of the Shaw Festival. Tickets go on sale to the general public in December 2016. To order simply call The Shaw Festival Box Office at 1-800-511-7429 or 905-468-2172 and identify yourself as a conference registrant and provide them with the discount code. The full list of plays will be available on www.shawfest.com. Remember to book tickets for the two Shaw plays: Androcles and the Lion on July 21 at 8:00 pm and Saint Joan on July 22 at 2:00 pm.

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