9Mar
Roberta Levitow March 9, 2018 No Comments

Digest #340

Alas, it’s March 9th!

We had some trouble with the website on the D-day! so this post is somewhat late!

 

Quote of the week
‘We have no friend 
But resolution 
And the briefest end’
– Cleopatra (Anthony and Cleopatra, 1607)
It’s  International Women’s day! Bravo to all women from around the world. 

NY Times has a list of remarkable women, often overlooked. Often ignored. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/obituaries/overlooked.html

Not to mention warriors like Nyabingi, Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai, political activists like Winnie Mandela, writers like Ama Ata Adoi, and many more from the African continent.

This women’s day, dear reader,  in addition to all the trail blazing women in different fields,  celebrate women in the Arts.  Playwrights, directors, choreographers, Theatre Directors,  actors, curators, designers, Academics, et cetera from around the Globe!
For this International Women’s day Words without Borders  highlights women writers, motivating others and inciting change!
Dragoslava Barzut,
Jeon Sam-hye

Wayétu Moore
Find out more here (Words without Borders)

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More on Women Playwrights

March 15th, 2018 is the deadline for nominating a female Playwright for International Center for Women  50/50 Applause for Theatre Gender Parity.
CONTACT:

Name: Patricia L. Morin, Margaret McSeveney
Phone: 01-415-328-1050
Email: awards@womenplaywrights.org

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Women in the Arts and Media has a vast array of opportunities for Female writers and female friendly writers.
Special Opportunity
Athena Project–located in Denver, Colorado call for submissions for its Plays in Progress (PIP Series)
Deadline April 15th, 2018
Full Submission Guidelines and FAQs can be accessed their website: http://www.athenaprojectarts.org/get-involved/submit/:

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The inaugural DC Symposium on the New Frontiers of Peacebuilding will be held from 14th to August 4th, 2018 at American University International Service in the United States.

In an effort to ensure that the field of art is represented at the New Frontiers of Peacebuilding Symposiums we want to offer applicants from your department the New Horizons of Peacebuilding Award, which represents a 700 USD discount on the program tuition (instead of a tuition of 3.299 USD, they could attend for 2.599 USD).

To apply for this award, potential participants should follow this link https://ipsinstitute.regfox.com/dc-symposium, complete the application, and select the option “New Frontiers” in the question “How did you hear about us?”