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CFP - IFTR Scenography Working Group Symposium at PQ’15

Posted: December 18, 2014 | By:

IFTR Scenography Working Group Symposium at PQ’15 Thursday 25th June – Saturday 27th June 2015 Prague – Czech Republic   For the first time, the Scenography Working Group of the IFTR/FIRT have been invited by Sodja Lotker, (Artistic Director of PQ) and the Czech Arts and Theatre Institute to convene an academic symposium as an integral part of the Prague Quadrennial 2015 schedule. The symposium will take place between Thursday 25th and Saturday 27th June 2015 in the Baroque Collo...

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CFP - Scenography Working Group at Hyderabad, 2015

Posted: December 18, 2014 | By:

Call for Contributions Scenography Working Group IFTR 2015, Hyderabad, India 5-10 July, 2015 Scenography and Democracy The Scenography Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research invites proposals for contributions to our forthcoming working group meeting at the IFTR annual conference in Hyderabad, India in July 2015. The aim of the group is to explore scenography in all its aspects, from design for performance through to the use of scenographic thinking as a way to...

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M.A. théorie théâtrale et dramaturgie et M.P.T. mise en scène (University of Ottawa)

Posted: December 17, 2014 | By:

M.A. théorie théâtrale et dramaturgie et M.P.T. mise en scène   Maîtrise ès arts en théâtre (M.A.) (théorie théâtrale et dramaturgie) http://www.theatre.uottawa.ca/fra/programmes_maitrise_renseignements.html   Le Département de théâtre de l’Université d’Ottawa offre un programme de maîtrise ès arts d’une durée de deux ans menant à l'obtention d'une maîtrise ès arts en théâtre (théorie théâtrale et dramaturgie).   Ce programme offre...

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MA Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy & MFA Directing for the Theatre, University of Ottawa

Posted: December 17, 2014 | By:

MA Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy & MFA Directing for the Theatre   Master of Arts in Theatre (MA) (Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy) http://www.theatre.uottawa.ca/eng/program_masters_information.html   The Department of Theatre offers a two-year program leading to the degree of Master of Arts (MA) in Theatre (Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy).   This program gives students the opportunity to develop and perfect their analytical, critical and scholarly skills...

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CfP Summer Institute Cologne - Extended Deadline

Posted: December 17, 2014 | By:

Please note our extended deadline! The new deadline for applications is 31 December 2014.   Please find more information on our website http://sic.uni-koeln.de Cologne University’s international interdisciplinary Summer Institute [sic!] 2015 will take place from 24th 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, So...

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CfP Summer Institute Cologne - Extended Deadline

Posted: December 17, 2014 | By:

Please note our extended deadline! The new deadline for applications is 31 December 2014.   Please find more information on our website http://sic.uni-koeln.de Cologne University’s international interdisciplinary Summer Institute [sic!] 2015 will take place from 24th 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, So...

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CFP - Performance and Interdisciplinarity Conference (University of Malta)

Posted: December 16, 2014 | By:

Call for Papers:   Performance and Interdisciplinarity   A conference at the University of Malta, hosted by the School of Performing Arts   20/21 March 2015   The School of Performing Arts (University of Malta) will be holding its annual conference on the following theme: Performance and Interdisciplinarity. The focus of the conference will be on interdisciplinarity in performance and the performing arts, and how this connects to other disciplines from Scienc...

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CFP - Theatre and Intermediality WG

Posted: December 16, 2014 | By:

In response to the theme of the Hyderabad conference in 2015, we propose the following questions: -       dissemination, access, and privilege in digital performance -       intermediality and the politics of public sphere -       intermedial performance and representations of identity -       intermediality and multiculturalism -       gende...

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CFP: Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance (TAJ)

Posted: December 15, 2014 | By:

  Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance, published by Tel-Aviv University and the Gordon Craig Society for Theatre Research, is a semi-annual scholarly, peer-reviewed, electronic and open-access journal, devoted to exploring current issues in scenography in performing arts (www.taj.tau.ac.il ). The journal encourages original scholarly research that examines the visual and audial aspects of performance — performing space, props, costume, lighting and sound design...

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Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance

Posted: December 15, 2014 | By:

  Theatre Arts Journal: Studies in Scenography and Performance (TAJ) is back online at www.taj.tau.ac.il . Our peer-reviewed scholarly journal is devoted to the research of scenography in performing arts, and the newly allocated funds ensure it a long and successful run. In the current issue: Editorial Remarks: Scenography Studies and Scenography Research Dani Karavan's Set Designs, 1960-1983, by Shimon Lev Ari, Tel-Aviv University Manifesting the Miraculous: Tomaso Francini's Sc...

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