WSCA award

Please consider nominating someone for this award!

Western States Communication Association Performance Studies Interest Group Outstanding Contributions to Performance Studies Award (OCPSA)
a. This award seeks to honor a WSCA member who has completed a terminal degree and has been active with performance studies for more than five years. The criteria for this award are as follows:
i. Regular past or present attendance to the WSCA convention and active involvement in the performance studies discipline as well as the performance studies interest group
ii. A robust body of scholarship including both publications and performances
iii. A history of service to performance studies with specific service to WSCA.
iv. Persons must be nominated (including self-nominations) by a current WSCA member
v. Winner should ideally plan to attend the convention in which she/he/ze is being awarded

b. Deadline: Nominations are due by the WSCA submission deadline, September 1, 2016. Letters of nomination should be no more than 2 pages and include the following: a brief history of the individual’s work, a justification for awarding the individual, and a description of the contributions made by this individual to WSCA. Please also include a copy of the nominee’s CV. All nominations must be sent via email to the Chair-Elect of the Performance Studies Interest group, Bernadette Calafell, who serves as the OCPSA Committee Chairperson.
c. Submit nominations electronically to: and place “OCPSA Nomination” in the subject line.

Should you have questions, do not hesitate to contact the Performance Studies Interest Group chair at or Chair-Elect at