About ECA

Interest Group: Interpretation and Performance Studies

Mission Statement

The Interpretation and Performance Studies Interest Group of the Eastern Communication Association is committed to scholarship that encompasses a range of themes, methods, and presentational outcomes that include both publication and performance.  Interdisciplinary diversity and collaboration between multiple participants is advocated. The Interpretation and Performance Studies Interest Group is broadly focused on visual culture, audience experience and reception, performance, and interpretive outcomes from a variety of perspectives.

IG Contacts

Chair: Jennifer Shamrock, Monmouth University
Secretary: Carole Bennett; Oakland Community College
EC Rep (term begins Sunday 2013/ends Thursday 2015): Cem Zeytinoglu; East Stroudsburg University
EC Rep (term begins Sunday 2015/ends Thursday 2017): Christina Saindon; James Madison University
2016 Planner: Lisa Weckerle; Kutztown University


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