Athens International Conference 2018
Theatre/Drama and Performing Arts in Education
Utopia or Necessity?

Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr) in the 20th anniversary of its foundation (1998-2018), in partnership with the International Drama/Theatre & Education Association (IDEA) and in collaboration with a number of academic, professional and artistic institutions in Greece and abroad, is organizing the 8th Athens International Conference on Theatre and Performing Arts in Education.

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Invited speakers - Paper contributors - Workshop facilitators

Marjanovic-Shane Ana

Marjanovic-Shane Ana

Independent scholar, professor of Education, USA

Ana Marjanovic-Shane is an Independent Scholar, Professor of Education, and a deputy editor-in-chief of Dialogic Pedagogy: An International Online Journal ( She received a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Her main professional interests and research are focused on: dialogic meaning making and creativity in human development and education, democratic dialogic education from and for agency, play and its humanizing potentials in education, dialogic relationships in educational events, drama and art in education, teaching as conceptual art, etc. Her articles in English and Serbian were published in various journals (e.g. "Mind, Culture, Activity Journal", "Learning, Culture and Social Interaction", “Dialogic Pedagogy Journal”) and as book chapters in books on play and education. Two of her recent publications are “Spoilsport” in drama education vs. dialogic pedagogy in Dialogic Pedagogy: An International Online Journal, 4, A45-A80, 2016 and soon to be published, Matusov, E. &Marjanovic-Shane, A., Teaching as dialogic conceptual art, in press, Knowledge Cultures. She lives and works in the USA.