Call for Posters

October 1st is the deadline for the Indianapolis Convention's Call for Posters.

As part of NOA’s commitment to the advancement of excellence in opera and musical theatre performance and pedagogy, the annual convention includes a poster session to encourage members, prospective members and friends of NOA to share information about their current research projects.

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations on opera-related topics. This session is designed to highlight original research related to performance, pedagogy, composition, and production.

Deadline: October 1, 2015

Abstracts should be submitted electronically to Anthony Radford, at


Please see our Call for Posters page for more information.

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Recent Scholarly Papers

Scholarly Papers 2015

Fifty Years Later: Reflections on Douglas Moore’s Carry Nation (1966), the University of Kansas’s Centennial Contribution to the American “Year of Opera”
Monica Hershberger

Scholarly Papers 2014

Cultural Translatio and Arne Artaxerxes
Richard Torre

Scholarly Papers 2013

Love and Redemption: The Unfulfilled Passion, the Dissatisfied Dream, and the Chilvaric Duty in Richard Wagner's Tristan und Isolde
Meghann Anneliese Dailey

Scholarly Papers 2012

Spanish Operatic Identity vis-a-vis Bizet's Carmen
Luis Gustavo Castro-Ramirez

Scholarly Papers 2011

Recitative for the Peuple
Julia I. Doe, Yale University

Operatic Achievements on the European Scale: 19th Century Mexico
Anna Ochs, University of Chicago

Scholarly Papers 2010

Medée et son pouvoir: Music and Dramatic Structure in Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Medée
Alison DeSimone, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Enacting the Nation on Stage: Style, Subjects and Themes in American Opera Librettos of the 1910s
Aaron Ziegel, Urbana, Illinois

Scholarly Papers 2009

The Evolution of American Opera: Robert Ward’s The Crucible
Dr. Robert Kolt, Indiana University – South Bend

The Face That Launched A Hundred Arieas: Helen of Troy and the Reversal of a Reputation in Seventeenth-century Venetian Opera
Reba Wissner, Brandeis University

Scholarly Papers 2008

Wagner, Appia, and “Authorial Intention”
Dr. David Ronis, Queens College

Between Scenes: Transitions and Wagnerian Form
Dr. David Smyth, Louisiana State University