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XI International Conference of Indian Society for Theatre Research

Posted: July 29, 2014 | By:

Semiotic Encryption of Global Conflict and Idea of Modernity in Folk Theatre: India and the World Organized by Academy of Folk Arts, Mumbai University, Mumbai   14-17 January 2015   Call for Papers   [Open for scholars, researchers and practitioners of theatre, dance, music, media and other Related disciplines]   Folk art can simply be described as the art form of the common man. He has been its creator and at one time was its sole consumer. As an artist...

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CFP: PSi #21 Fluid States: Performances of UnKnowing

Posted: July 28, 2014 | By:

Fluid States: Performances of UnKnowing A decentralized PSi conference with activities across Africa, Asia, Europe, Americas and the Pacific January 2015 to December 2015 In 2015, Performance Studies international (PSi) presents PSi #21 Fluid States: Performances of UnKnowing, a decentralized conference which – instead of inviting participants to a single location which will always be difficult for some to get to – invites them to participate live or online in local conference, symposium...

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#IFTR2014 social media

Posted: July 23, 2014 | By:

  With free Wi-Fi across campus, we encourage delegates to utilise social media during the IFTR Warwick World Congress and in the week running up to the conference. Below you'll find the Instagram and Twitter accounts: #IFTR2014 @IFTRcomms - Twitter @iftrcomms - Instagram You can also follow IFTR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iftrcomms And if you're a New Scholar you can join the New Scholars' Forum Facebook Group: http...

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Associate or Full Professor, Ph.D. Program in Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center

Posted: July 21, 2014 | By:

  Associate or Full Professor Ph.D. Program in Theatre Graduate Center     FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT   The Ph.D. Program in Theatre at the City University of New York's Graduate Center seeks to hire a tenured Associate or Full Professor.  Internationally recognized scholars whose work is transnational and collaborative in scope are especially encouraged to apply.  We seek a breadth of candidates but are particularly interested in applications from theatr...

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Come and meet the Palgrave team at the conference!

Posted: July 21, 2014 | By:

We're looking forward to the conference later this week, and hope to meet lots of you there! Please do find some time to drop by our exhibition stand and meet the Palgrave team. We'll be on hand to discuss our latest titles, and to hear about any new projects. We will be offering a special 30% discount on all our Theatre books for conference attendees, so please do come and have a browse!   For all the latest news from us, why not follow Palgrave Theatre on Twitter? @PalgraveTheatre&nbs...

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Translation Initiative for Theatre Research International

Posted: July 20, 2014 | By:

As part of its mission to support excellent scholarship on performance in all its global contexts, TRI will publish translations of recent significant and influential articles that originally appeared in languages other than English. To propose a translation, submit a précis of the article concerned, a note on its author’s scholarly standing, and a rationale arguing why the article deserves translation and publication and how that serves TRI's mission. The proposal will go through review and...

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Theatre Journal call for papers: "Possible Worlds"

Posted: July 18, 2014 | By:

Theatre Journal  Special Issue  “Possible Worlds”  Call for Papers  Recent critical attention to space and geography (for example, by proponents of site-specific performance) has helped articulate the detail of ‘location’ in theatre and performance. But there are numerous means of exploring space and place beyond those offered through conventional geography, as the Situationists International, among others, explored in past decades. Other significant spaces inclu...

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IFTR Bursary Awards: disbursements

Posted: July 18, 2014 | By:

ALL IFTR Bursaries will be paid out from the University of Warwick, University House Cash office, which is marked on conference maps. Each awardee will be informed via email of a precise collection time for their bursary. PLEASE BE PROMPT at the cash office or you will cause a delay and further queueing. It is your responsibility to see that you receive your bursary and comply with the time stipulated for that purpose. The process will probably take 15 or 20 mins. Please bring your passport and...

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CFP for New Online Journal

Posted: July 17, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERS Etudes (www.etudesonline.com) is a new online theatre and performance studies journal for emerging scholars, dedicated to the unique voice of the individual scholar.  In this, our first call for papers, we invite the submission of scholarly manuscripts, media, performance reviews, creative work, manifestos, etc. covering any range of topics within the theatre and performance studies realm.  We highly encourage works of performative writing and academic playf...

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2014 General Assembly Agenda and documents

Posted: July 16, 2014 | By:

  The 17th General Assembly of the IFTR will take place at the World Congress hosted by the University of Warwick, on Friday, 1 August 2014, 0900 – 1030 in the Butterworth Hall on the Warwick campus. The 2014 General Assembly Agenda and related documents are available for download on the IFTR website in the Organisation tab or by clicking here.   FIRT/IFTR 17th GENERAL ASSEMBLY  Friday, 1 August 2014, 9h – 10h30 Butterworth Hall, University of Warwick AGENDA   ...

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