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CALL FOR BURSARY APPLICATION: IFTR 2015 CONFERENCE, HYDERABAD 5-10 JULY

Posted: October 31, 2014 | By:

If you wish to attend the conference in Hyderabad, India, in 2015 (http://www.iftr2015hyd.in/), but could have difficulty accessing the necessary resources, IFTR/FIRT invites you to apply for a bursary. Please note the following principles in this regard. 1. The Federation awards its bursaries according to the quality of the applicant's proposal for a paper and according to the degree of his or her financial need. 2.Funds are limited and only applicants deemed to be most worthy may be awarded...

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CFP: Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact

Posted: October 30, 2014 | By:

Performance as Research Working GroupInternational Federation for Theatre Research Essay Collection Call for ProposalsPerformance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, ImpactEditors: Annette Arlander, Bruce Barton, Melanie Dreyer-Lude, and Ben SpatzThe Performance as Research (PaR) Working Group of IFTR invites proposals for an essay collection that will bring new critical insights to fundamental questions about PaR.While there has been co...

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REMINDER - Call for papers - Bodies on Stage: Acting Confronted by Technology

Posted: October 30, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERS BODIES ON STAGE: ACTING CONFRONTED BY TECHNOLOGY (TAKE 2) International Conference 2015, Paris, June 15 -16 -17 Sorbonne nouvelle-Paris3/ Université du Québec à Montréal   Over the last twenty years, new technologies have had a profound influence on the theatrical stage, and on acting. Today, the flesh-and-blood body often rubs shoulders with synthetic or hybrid bodies, creating mixed corporalities - “half flesh, half calculus” (Couchot), whose balance v...

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Technologies of Spectacle – Knowledge Transfer in Early Modern Theater Cultures

Posted: October 26, 2014 | By:

International Workshop, University of Amsterdam, November 14-15, 2014 Conception: Jan Lazardzig (Universiteit van Amsterdam) and Hole Rössler (Herzog August-Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel) Baroque theater spectacles are frequently celebrated for their ephemerality and inimitability. The technology behind these spectacles is, in contrast, often far less unique. As is wellknown, the Early Modern stage technology has its origins in the context of ducal courts of Northern Italy in the 16th century...

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Call for Preliminary Proposals '1916: Home: 2016'

Posted: October 21, 2014 | By:

‘1916: Home: 2016’   16-31 October 2016 Locations throughout Ireland and the diaspora   Call for Project Proposals   “The Republic guarantees religious and civil liberty, equal rights and equal opportunities to all its citizens, and declares its resolve to pursue the happiness and prosperity of the whole nation and all of its parts, cherishing all of the children of the nation equally.” Proclamation of the Irish Republic   2016 is the centenary of the 1...

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Shifting Dialogues III Symposium In Helsinki December 3-5, 2014

Posted: October 21, 2014 | By:

       Shifting Dialogues III:                                 Documenting Asian Art and Performance: Embodied Knowledge, Virtuality & the Archive          December 3-5, 2014 University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland   The Asian Art and Performance Consortium (AAPC) of...

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CfP:Staging Beckett and Contemporary Theatre and Performance Cultures

Posted: October 16, 2014 | By:

Conference Call for Papers   Staging Beckett and Contemporary Theatre and Performance Cultures   Minghella Building, University of Reading 10-11 April 2015 The Staging Beckett team is pleased to announce the project’s third and final conference, Staging Beckett and Contemporary Theatre and Performance Cultures. Building on the conversation begun at the first two events which addressed national and international performance histories and productions at the cultural ‘margins...

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Associate or Full Professor, Ph.D Program in Theatre, The Graduate Center

Posted: October 15, 2014 | By:

  Associate or Full Professor Ph.D. Program in Theatre Graduate Center     FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT   The Ph.D. Program in Theatre at the City University of New York's Graduate Center seeks to hire a tenured Associate or Full Professor.  Internationally recognized scholars whose work is transnational and collaborative in scope are especially encouraged to apply.  We seek a breadth of candidates but are particularly interested in applications from theatr...

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Call for Proposals: Performance Studies Focus Group at ATHE, 2015

Posted: October 15, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Performance Studies Focus Group Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference July 30-Aug 2, 2015, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, Québec, Canada: “Je Me Souviens / I Remember”   Deadline for complete session proposals, submitted online directly to ATHE: Saturday, November 1, 2014   Deadline for submission of individual papers to the PSFG conference planner, \n This email address is being protected from spambots...

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Call for Papers - CSIS 2015 Italian Contemporary Theater Panel

Posted: October 14, 2014 | By:

Dear Colleagues,Please find below a call for papers for a panel proposed for the 2015 CSIS conference, with apologies for cross-posting.All the best,Francesca-- Francesca Spedalieri; Ph.D. Theater History/Literature/Criticism candidateDepartment of Theater; The Ohio State Universityemail.