Ordinary Member Category:
Awo Mana Asiedu
Student Member Category:
Sigridur Lara Sigurjonsdottir
The statistics for the election results are available to those members who were eligible to vote via the email link they will have received from ElectionBuddy.
WINNERS OF THE 2013 NEW SCHOLARS' PRIZE ARE:
Diego Pellecchia - for his essay titled: "Ezra Pound and the Politics of Noh Films"
Haddy Kreie - for her essay titled: "Jean Luc Raharimanana's The Prophet and the President: Subversive Images of Death and Women in the Theatre of Madagascar"
Soji Cole - for his essay titled: "Trauma unspeakable: Women of Owu and the echoes of a timeless lament"
WINNER OF THE 2013 HELSINKI PRIZE IS:
Ms. Aylwyn Walsh - for her essay titled: "Space-making in women's prisons: personal performance testimonies of 'doing bird'"
IFTR/FIRT Election 2013 Update
Firstly, the problems which have hampered the election have been solved. The ballot will reopen during the week commencing 7 January 2013 and you will receive a new email from ElectionBuddy with the relevant link.
From 24-27 October 2013, the Indigeneity in the Contemporary World Project will host a major international conference in Central London, U.K. This interdisciplinary event, entitled 'In The Balance: Indigeneity, Performance, Globalization,' examines the power and precariousness of indigeneity as a politicized cultural force in our unevenly connected world. The conference is planned in conjunction with a 17-day international festival and a performance-based exhibition, both focusing on First Nations Arts.
FIRT/IFTR Barcelona 2013 July 22–26
The deadline for abstract submission is January 31st 2013. Abstract submission and IFTR membership must be completed through the CJO website http://journals.cambridge.org/iftr (note that you need to be a current IFTR/FIRT member in order to send an abstract). Abstract submission and IFTR/FIRT membership renewal are already open.
THEATRE RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL
Seeks two Book Review Editors
Candidates are invited for the positions of Book Review Editors (one for the Americas and one for Australasia) to begin early 2013 for a period of 4 years.
IFTR/FIRT runs two annual essay competitions for the New Scholars' Prize and Helsinki Prize. There is no set theme for these competitions; rather, candidates are encouraged to submit work drawing on their current research. Essays developed from papers presented at the New Scholars' Forum of the preceding conference are acceptable.
Six members of the Executive Committee reach the end of their term of office in 2013. They are Prof. Balakrishnapillai Ananthakrishnan*, Dr Awo Mana Asiedu*, Prof. Yasushi Nagata, Ms Emer O'Toole** (Student Member), Steve Wilmer, and Assist. Prof. Farah Yeganeh*.
(*) = eligible to stand for re-election
(**) = eligible to stand for re-election as ordinary member
A ballot will be held to elect members to serve from 2013-2017. The electoral timetable is as follows:
The Congress Team of the 2006 IFTR/FIRT World Congress has the pleasure to announce the establishment of a new prize in association with the Federation. The Helsinki Prize will be awarded for the first time in Helsinki during the IFTR/FIRT World Congress on "Global vs. Local" August 7-12, 2006. The prize will thereafter be awarded annually until the next world congress of the Federation in 2010.