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MA and PhD in Theatre Studies at the National University of Singapore

Posted: September 19, 2014 | By:

Applications are invited for admission to MA by Research and PhD degrees in Theatre Studies at the National University of Singapore. Research Scholarships are offered to PhD candidates on a competitive basis for four years full-time study. The performance practices and cultures of the Asian region have a long history, and contemporary significance. As a focus of study, they provide a means of understanding the aesthetic expressions, cultural dynamics and social forces of a diverse and fast-cha...

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REMINDER: CFP Staging Real People - Abstracts due 6 October

Posted: September 17, 2014 | By:

A REMINDER  that abstracts need to be submitted to the guest editors, Ulrike Garde ( \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) and Meg Mumford ( \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) by 6 October 2014.   Call for Papers: Performance Paradigm, issue no. 11, 2015, edited by Ulrike Garde and Meg Mumford   Staging Real People: On the Arts and...

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FINAL REMINDER: 'The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama'

Posted: September 17, 2014 | By:

The registration for the conference 'The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama' (Oxford, 25-26 September), available at the following link, will close on 24 September. http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=1&deptid=110&catid=2024&prodvarid=824  

Cologne Graduate School a.r.t.e.s calls for Applications

Posted: September 16, 2014 | By:

For further information on a.r.t.e.s. and the application procedure see www.artes.uni-koeln.de University of Cologne | Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Graduate School Starting April 1st, 2015 the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne, the Graduate School of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne offers 20 PhD scholarships and 10 collegiate places over a period of three years. The Graduate School – successful in the excellence initiative – w...

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CFP - Deadline Extended to October 1

Posted: September 16, 2014 | By:

We are excited to announce that the deadline for submission for our first volume has been extended from September 15 to October 1!  Etudes aims to publish two peer-reviewed editions annually, but is also interested in providing an ongoing forum for works in progress, non-traditional research, networking, advising, and general positivity that can be the key to sanity in the early years of our careers in academia.  We believe: Success builds on success Success builds on commu...

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Cologne Graduate School a.r.t.e.s call for applications

Posted: September 15, 2014 | By:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at UNSW Australia

Posted: September 15, 2014 | By:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at UNSW Australia The specific capacity to teach courses in Australian drama and theatre is required.https://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/lecturersenior-lecturer-theatre-studies   This position will make a substantial contribution to the Theatre and Performance Studies area through teaching and expertise in the field of Australian drama and theatre. The incumbent will contribute to teaching in a range of Theatre and Performance Studies courses, suc...

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CALL FOR PAPERS - BODIES ON STAGE: ACTING CONFRONTED BY TECHNOLOGY (TAKE 2)

Posted: September 9, 2014 | By:

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 varies according to aesthetic choices made by the artists – producers, direc...

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CFP: Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities

Posted: September 9, 2014 | By:

CFP: Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities (volume edited by Alice O’Grady). This collection invites contributions around the central theme of participatory performance with a special focus on risk. Spanning a vast range of practices that operate under the umbrella of ‘risky aesthetics’, the collection will examine aspects of performance in which participants engage with work where the outcome is not fully known and where there is some degree of surren...

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Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities

Posted: September 9, 2014 | By:

CFP: Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities (volume edited by Alice O’Grady). This collection invites contributions around the central theme of participatory performance with a special focus on risk. Spanning a vast range of practices that operate under the umbrella of ‘risky aesthetics’, the collection will examine aspects of performance in which participants engage with work where the outcome is not fully known and where there is some degree of surren...

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