The Association for Hispanic Classical Theater (AHCT)
Annual Spanish Golden Age Theater Symposium
April 12-14, 2018, Hilton Garden Inn, El Paso.
The 2018 AHCT Spanish Golden Age Theater Symposium will take place April 12–14 in El Paso, Texas. These dates coincide with the Siglo de Oro Spanish Theater Festival at the Chamizal National Memorial, April 11–14, 2018. Sessions will begin Thursday morning, April 12, and end Saturday afternoon, April 14. The meeting of the officers of the AHCT will take place Wednesday, April 11, from 9am–12 noon, with the meeting of the Board of Directors to follow, from 1:30–5pm.
Hotel Reservations. The Symposium will once again take place at the Hilton Garden Inn El Paso/ University, 111 West University Avenue, El Paso, 79902. A special conference rate of $115 is available to participants that reserve by March 16, 2018; the rate applies to single/double/triple/ quad rooms, and includes a hot buffet breakfast for up to two people per room (request breakfast coupons at reception desk upon check-in). All rates are subject to a 17.5% tax. Parking is complimentary. The group rate applies Monday, April 9 through Saturday, April 14, 2018. Reservations may be made online at www.elpaso.stayhgi.com (the group rate code is “AHCT”), or by calling the hotel directly at 1-915-351-2121.
AHCT Conference Registration. You must be a member of the AHCT to register for the conference. Current membership dues are $65 (or $120 for two years) for faculty and $55 (or $100 for two years) for retired members and students. The registration fee for the conference for all faculty attendees as well as for graduate students who are reading papers or participating in a special session is $125. A late fee of $50 is assessed if registration is paid after March 1, 2018; if registration is not paid in full by March 15, 2018, the participant will be dropped from the program. Registration includes conference attendance, the AHCT annual banquet, transportation to and from the ChamizalWednesday through Saturday evenings for the Drama Festival, and the Friday evening post-performance reception. (Note: a special registration rate of $40 applies to students who do not present papers or attend the banquet. An additional $25 payable at the time of registration purchases tickets for the banquet. The aforementioned late fee also applies to auditor registration.)