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Posted: April 15, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR REGISTRATION   THEATER, PERFORMANCE, PHILOSOPHY: Crossings and Transfers in Contemporary Anglo-American Thought June 26 – 28, 2014 Sorbonne University – Paris, France   We are pleased to announce that registration is now available on the TPP website! Click here http://tpp2014.com/en-us/registration/ to guarantee your place. Registration is completely FREE OF CHARGE to non-presenters but is REQUIRED for security reasons in order to be granted access to the Sorbonne...

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2014 General Assembly of FIRT/IFTR

Posted: April 14, 2014 | By:

The 2014 General Assembly of FIRT/IFTR will take place during the World Congress at Warwick, with the provisional timing being 1 August from 8.30 am to 10.15 am. Key items to be discussed will include revisions to the Federation's Constitution. The time and place will be confirmed in due course, at which point an agenda and documents will be made available via the Federation's website.

Call for Papers--"Blurring the Boundaries without Burning Bridges:" Italian Contemporary Performance, the Theatre of Emma Dante, and Beyond

Posted: April 9, 2014 | By:

Call for Papers “Blurring Boundaries without Burning Bridges:” Italian Contemporary Performance, the Theatre of Emma Dante and Beyond A Symposium The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Thursday, September 4th – Friday, September 5th, 2014 Twenty years ago, in Nomadic Subjects: Embodiment and Sexual Difference in Contemporary Feminist Theory (1994), Italian theorist and philosopher Rosi Braidotti re-envisioned “nomadism” as a means of thinking about female subjectivity thro...

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Summer Institute Cologne, July 2014 - Call for Participation, deadline extended!

Posted: April 8, 2014 | By:

[sic!] Summer Institute Cologne - Deadline extended! This summer school looks (especially) for PhD students interested in Theatre History, Art History, or Media Studies. The seminar on theatre history will be taught by Profs. Tracy C. Davis and Peter W. Marx. 2014's overall topic is "The Invisible". The new deadline is 15 April 2014. [sic!] offers a broad exchange of ideas with peers and international scholars and thereby offers new perspectives for the participant's own research. We inivite y...

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Performance in Public Spaces: Key Words

Posted: March 31, 2014 | By:

Hello everyone! As we move closer to our working group meeting at Warwick, I thought it will be a good idea to discuss/suggest key readings pertaining to the ideas we have come across on a regular basis during our research and discussions. We could also consider forming smaller groups of people depending on the topics of their presentations in July to facilitate a more comprehensive and productive feedback.  We have started a thread on the forum, please do contribute to it! Looking forwar...

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Popular Entertainment Studies

Posted: March 30, 2014 | By:

Popular Entertainment Studies   This is to announce the publication of the March 2014 issue of this international online journal.   The issue is a special focus one on popular entertainments in times of war and contains articles that range from World War 1 concert parties to those of World War 2 and the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, front line pantomimes, female impersonators and the untiring efforts of prisoners-of-war to harness popular entertainments to their strategies fo...

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'The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama' conference: Call for Papers

Posted: March 29, 2014 | By:

The ‘Exotic’ Body in 19th-century British Drama   University of Oxford Funded under the 2011 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowships scheme, European Commission   25-26 September 2014 Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford     Convenor: Dr Tiziana Morosetti (Oxford)   Confirmed speakers: Professor Ross Forman (Warwick), Dr Peter Yeandle (Manchester), Dr Hazel Waters (Institute of Race Relations, London)     Increasi...

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Posted: March 27, 2014 | By:

Staging Beckett Conference: Constructing Performance Histories REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: http://www.reading.ac.uk/ftt/research/ftt-staging-beckett-conference-april-2014.aspx   April 4-5th 2014, Minghella Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus.   Staging Beckett’s Inaugural conference on 4th – 5th April 2014 will focus on the history, documentation and analysis of Beckett's theatre in performance in the UK, Ireland and internationally.  ...

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CDE Conference 2014: Theatre & History

Posted: March 26, 2014 | By:

Annual conference 2014 of the German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE):   "Theatre and History – Cultural Transformations"   The conference will be held 19–22 June 2014 in the Elsa Brändström Haus in beautiful Hamburg. It addresses versions and visions of history in contemporary English-language drama and theatre across the world. It aims to investigate the relations between theatre and history, to analyse different temporalities...

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Call for Papers: III Baku International Theatre Conference, Azerbaijan

Posted: March 24, 2014 | By:

On behalf of THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM OF AZERBAIJAN REPUBLIC 5-6 November, 2014 Baku, Azerbaijan III Baku International Theatre Conference "THE WORLD THEATRE PROCESS IN XXI CENTURY" The main theme of this year's conference:"Theatre art in the system of multi-culturalism and universal values." Date: 3 March 2014 Dear colleagues, We have the honor to invite you to the III International Theatre Conference which will be held in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan, on 5-6 November 20...

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