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Sunday, November 3, 2019
Traveling to ASTR 2019? Know Before You Go! »
Conference Location Venue Information Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel 2800 S. Potomac Avenue Arlin...
Saturday, October 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help Renewing and Registering »
Renew Your Membership,  then  Register for the 2019 Conference As we approach the early bird registration dea...
Friday, October 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed ASTR Bylaw Amendments »
by ASTR Secretary Scott Magelssen As the result of discussions over the last several years, ASTR’s Execut...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Nominations for ASTR Offices »
We encourage and welcome all nominations from members, including self-nominations. As a committee, we consider it one of o...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Election Results »
I am very happy to share the recent election results. Recognition and gratitude are due to the Nomination Committee, candi...

Member News
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Member News - Fall 2019 »
Ruthie Abeliovich (University of Haifa, Israel) published Possessed Voices: Aural Remains from Modernist Hebrew Theatre...
Monday, July 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member News - Summer 2019 »
Jennifer Buckley (University of Iowa) has been promoted to Associate Professor of English and Theatre Arts. Buckley's boo...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member News - Spring 2019 »
Sarah Bay-Cheng will begin a new position as Dean of the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design at York University...
Friday, January 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member News - Winter 2019 »
Minou Arjomand (University of Texas at Austin) published Staged: Show Trials, Political Theater, and the Aesthetics of J...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IMPORTANT News About Conference »
October 24, 2018 Dear members, Please bear with me for this long letter. I ask for your patience and understanding...

In Memoriam
Monday, September 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memoriam: Richard Hornby (1938-2018) »
Richard Hornby (1938-2018) Professor Emeritus, University of California, Riverside Obituary By Carol Fisher So...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memoriam: Christopher Innes (1941-2017) »
Christopher Innes (1941-2017) Distinguished Research Professor of English, York University For York University obit...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memoriam: Michael R. Booth (1931-2017) »
In Memoriam: Michael R. Booth (1931-2017), Emeritus Professor of Theatre, University of Victoria A Tribute...

From the President
Friday, October 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
From ASTR President Marla Carlson »
Our organization had a productive summer and the academic year is getting off to a busy start. ASTR and ATHE welcomed Dr....
Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Report: Q1 2019 »
President's Report, March 2019 Leadership Summit in Orlando: In January 2019, twelve presidents of academic organiz...
Monday, December 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Report: Q4 2018 »
From Daphnei Lei, ASTR President 2015–2018: Dear Members, It is almost a month after the La Jolla Forum, and I am st...
Monday, September 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Report: Q3 2018 »
Dear Members, I hope everyone has had a relaxing and productive summer! As we are starting the new school year, it’s...

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