Seminar for Teachers
Summer 2014

Avignon, France
"La Théâtralité et la réalité dans le théâtre français moderne



Director's Letter

     - Introduction
     - The Readings
     - The Intellectual Approach &
 Academic Activities

     - The Directors Background
      - Housing and Living Arrangements
      - Your Expenses and Your Stipend
     - While You Are in France
     - How to Apply
     - Contacts
     - Seminar Syllabus

Eligibility Criteria 

Application Instructions 

Application Cover Sheet

NEH Information

The Avignon Festival News

Photos from Past Seminars
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Comments from Former Participants

Dr. Mary Ann Witt

Contact Information

Dr. Mary Ann Frese Witt of North Carolina State University will direct a seminar on modern French theater, to be conducted in French, for U.S. teachers and graduate students preparing to teach, from June  30 through July 31, 2014 in Avignon, France.  The seminar will consist of intensive reading and study of major twentieth-century plays by Anouilh, Sartre, Genet, Ionesco and  Beckett.  In addition, NEH summer seminar participants will have the opportunity to attend and discuss plays produced at the annual Avignon theater festival. Applications are due March 4, 2014.  Successful applicants will receive a $3900 stipend. 

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