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Provincetown Players Centennial 2015

EONS6 July 9-12, 2015 in Provincetown, MA, a centennial conference sponsored jointly by the Eugene O’Neill Society and the International Susan Glaspell Society returned to the scene where Glaspell’s and O’Neill’s first plays were read on the wharf in Provincetown on July 15, 1915. This four-day celebration included walking tours, performances at the Provincetown Theatre, roundtables, a gala reception, fish-house punch, and more! Continue reading

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French Society of Modernist Studies Inaugural Conference 2014

eiffeltower“‘My Beloved Community’: The Provincetown Players and Modernist Drama in the United States” is the title of the panel presented by ISGS members at the inaugural international conference of the French Society of Modernist Studies, entitled Modernist Communities, on April 25-26, 2014, at the University of the Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France. Continue reading

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24th Annual American Literature Association Conference 2013

“The Theater of Engagement: The Provincetown Players and the Great War”
Chaired and organized by Sharon Friedman, Gallatin School, NYU

In their interdisciplinary study 1915: The Cultural Moment, Adele Heller and Lois Rudnick observe that progressive groups in New York’s Greenwich Village devoted to creating “a millennium of social peace and justice on American shores, faced the paralyzing horror of the Great War, now entering its second of four years.” Continue reading

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4th International Conference on American Drama and Theater

“The Romance of Theater: American Drama and its Stories,” May 28-30, 2012, Seville, Spain. Noelia Hernando-Real chaired the Glaspell Society panel, featuring papers by Cheryl Black, Michael Winetsky, and Nieves Alberola Crespo. A large contingent of Glaspellians attended this conference hosted by the University of Seville in beautiful Andalucia, Spain!
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Eugene O’Neill Society 8th International Conference 2011

June 22-26, Greenwich Village, NY. The Susan Glaspell Society was once again pleased to be participating in the International Eugene O’Neill Conference with a full day of events on Saturday, June 25th, 2011, including a panel, “The Beloved Community: The Provincetown Players in Context,” then a concert reading of “Performing Bohemia,” followed by a Provincetown “Fish House” Punch reception. Continue reading

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22nd Annual American Literature Association Conference 2011

May 26-29, Boston MA. Panel: “Dramatizing Ideas: Hybrids, Heterodoxies, and Humanisms in Greenwich Village.” Chair: Michael Winetsky. The Glaspell Society is pleased to present its panel as part of the Five Dramatists Societies’ series of associated panels at ALA 2011 … Continue reading

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International Conference on American Drama 2010

Oct. 29-30, Kean University, Union NJ. Panel: “The Significance of Susan Glaspell to American Drama and Performance.” Chair: Linda Ben-Zvi, Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University. Papers:  “Re-Visiting Bernice in the 21st Century,” Sharon Friedman, Gallatin School of New York University; … Continue reading

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Association of Theatre in Higher Education Conference 2010

Aug. 3-6, Los Angeles. SGS/ATDS sponsored panel: “Surviving The Outside: Modernity and the Woman Artist.” Chair: Monica Stufft, University of California at Berkeley. This ATDS focus group panel involved Susan Glaspell Society members and featured a reading and discussion of … Continue reading

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21st Annual American Literature Association Conference 2010

May 27-30, San Francisco. Panel: “Intertextual Exchanges: Susan Glaspell.” Chair: Drew Eisenhauer, University of Maryland. Following our successful collaboration in 2009, once again the Susan Glaspell Society joined forces with the American Theatre and Drama Society, the Eugene O’Neill Society, … Continue reading

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Society for the Study of American Women Writers 4th International Conference 2009

October 21-24, Philadelphia, PA. Panel: “Susan Glaspell’s Alison’s House and the Legacy of Emily Dickinson.” Chair: J. Ellen Gainor, Cornell University. This panel invited papers considering any aspect of the relationship between the Emily Dickinson legend and Glaspell’s 1931 Pulitzer … Continue reading

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