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Call for Papers

Posted: November 24, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERS   Popular Entertainment Studies Volume 6, no. 1 (March 2015)   Expressions of interest are invited from scholars and scholar/practitioners for the next issue of the international, peer-reviewed e-journal. We would like to encourage all those interested in the history and practices of popular entertainments to submit a proposal for inclusion in our next issue. The interests of the journal are diverse and wide-ranging and have included such areas as popular entertai...

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Summer Institute Cologne [sic!]: Call for Participation [sic!] 2015

Posted: November 23, 2014 | By:

 Cologne University’s international interdisciplinary Summer Institute [sic!] 2015  will take place from 24th of August to 4th of September, 2015. Participants and faculty of [sic!] 2015  will explore perspectives on Intermingling. We invite graduate and postgraduate students from Art History, English, German, History, Media, Film, Sound, Theatre, Performance, Classics, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies and related fields to apply for our international program. There will...

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Reminder: New Scholars' Prize & Helsinki Prize

Posted: November 17, 2014 | By:

  *Application deadline for New Scholars' Prize and Helsinki Prize is 1 December 2014 (23:59 GMT)   The IFTR 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. Only new scholars are eligible to apply for the New Scholars' Prize and the Helsinki Prize. The Federation defines a new scholar as a graduate studen...

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IFTR Election 2014 ballot open for registered members

Posted: November 14, 2014 | By:

  The ballot for the 2014 IFTR Election is open from 14 November 2014 until 14 December 2014. The ballot was pushed back from the dates stated in earlier correspondence. Please note that only registered members of IFTR may vote in the ballot. To access the ballot simply log in to the IFTR website with the username and password you were issued when you registered your membership and thereafter you will see the 'Election 2014' tab on the main menu to the right of the 'Help' tab. If you hav...

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The 2015 Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University

Posted: November 13, 2014 | By:

Dear colleagues,The Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our fifth annual summer session, to be held June 1st - 12th, 2015. The School offers faculty and advanced graduate students the opportunity to learn from leading scholars in theater and performance research in an intensive two-week summer program.The topic for the 2015 session wil...

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CROSSING BORDERS – THEATRE AND CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS

Posted: November 13, 2014 | By:

Call for Papers CROSSING BORDERS – THEATRE AND CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS Conference in Helsinki and Tvärminne, 5-8 May 2015 University of Helsinki, The Finnish Society of Theatre Research (TEATS) and the Association of Nordic Theatre Scholars (NTF) Deadline for proposals 15 January 2015 On Crossing Borders "What the map cuts up the story cuts across"(Michel de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life, 1984, p. 129) The title of the Conference conjures up a number of images: centre...

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« Le capital des idées », Le colloque de l’Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (ACRT) 2015

Posted: November 11, 2014 | By:

Colloque de l’ACRT 2015, Département de théâtre, Université d’Ottawa   Le colloque de l’Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (ACRT) se tiendra au Département de théâtre de l’Université d’Ottawa, du 30 mai au 2 juin 2015, durant le Congrès des sciences humaines du Canada (CSHC).   Le thème choisi pour le Congrès 2015, « Le capital des idées », nous invite à réfléchir au pouvoir des idées : celles qui captivent le cœur et l’esprit&nb...

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CAPITAL IDEAS - Canadian Association for Theatre Research Conference 2015

Posted: November 11, 2014 | By:

CATR Conference 2015, Department of theatre, University of Ottawa The 2015 Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) Conference will take place at theUniversity of Ottawa's Department of Theatre from Saturday May 30th to Tuesday June 2nd,2015, as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS). The theme of the 2015 CHSS is Capital Ideas, an invitation to reflect on the power of ideas.Ideas captivate our hearts and minds; ideas connect people and ignite discussions an...

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Call for Writing: Theatre/Performance and Health

Posted: November 11, 2014 | By:

Call for academic writing on: Drs Katharine Low (Royal Central School, London) and Veronica Baxter (University of Cape Town) are calling for brief research snapshots or viewpoints (700-1500 words) on theatre and/ or performance, to augment writing in a forthcoming book (Bloomsbury Methuen) entitled APPLIED THEATRE: PERFORMING HEALTH AND WELLBEING. The book derives impetus from the World Health Organisation’s definition of health and the Beyond 2015 Millennium Development Goals. Existing writ...

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Seeking Assistant Professor in African American Theatre, University of Georgia

Posted: November 6, 2014 | By:

The University of Georgia Department of Theatre and Film Studies and the Institute for African American Studies seek an assistant professor in a joint tenure-track position to begin fall 2015. The candidate’s scholarly research should focus on African American theatre, performance art, and/or film. Additional qualifications must include the ability to teach survey courses in theatre history at the undergraduate and graduate level, supervise doctora...

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