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Call for Papers and Performances: Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium - 4/29/15

Posted: January 27, 2015 | By:

Call for Papers and Call for Performances   Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium   Conference Theme: Revealing Histories: Rewriting the Past in the Plays of Sarah Ruhl April 29, 2015   Keynote Speaker Sarah Ruhl Playwright Papers: The Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium is seeking abstracts for papers for our 9th annual gathering of theatre scholars. This year's PTRS seeks to highlight the work of new scholars while exploring how playwrights reveal the otherw...

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New: Professional Master in International Dramaturgy (MID), University of Amsterdam

Posted: January 27, 2015 | By:

The MA in International Dramaturgy is a pioneering new study programme geared at training future generations of dramaturges who will work across cultural, linguistic, social or national boundaries. Today, theatre and performance practice has increasingly moved towards international and intercultural collaborations, with festivals and performance venues hosting artists and groups from across the world. Dramaturges are therefore required to historicize, interpret and translate across a broad rang...

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REMINDER: CFP - Scenography Working Group at Hyderabad, 2015

Posted: January 25, 2015 | 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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CFP: Second Symposium on Embodied Cognition, Acting and Performance, at AISB-2015, University of Kent, Canterbury, 20-22nd April 2015

Posted: January 24, 2015 | By:

CFP: Second Symposium on Embodied Cognition, Acting and Performance, at AISB-2015, University of Kent, Canterbury, 20-22nd April 2015 As part of the AISB-2015 Annual Convention to be held at the University of Kent, on April 20-22 2015 < http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/events/2015/AISB2015/>. The convention is organised by the society for the study of Artificial Intelligence of Simulation of Behaviour (AISB) <http://www.aisb.org.uk> The intensifying interest in cognitive science within pe...

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IFTR Facebook page reaches 2000 likes

Posted: January 22, 2015 | By:

Registered members of IFTR can log in to the website and post directly on to the IFTR News page. The post is then forwarded automatically to the IFTR Facebook and Twitter sites and also added to the weekly digest email to the IFTR membership. Instructions for posting are located at the top of the News page including a link to a tutorial video, but suffice it to say if a member can use any text editor or blogging platform then they will have no trouble creating a post. Read the introdu...

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BURSARY APPLICANTS REMEMBER TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT FOR HYDERABAD BY 31 JANUARY

Posted: January 21, 2015 | By:

May we remind all Bursary applicants who wish to present at the Hyderabad Conference, that they have to submit their abstracts to the Hyderabad Conference Convenors, BY 31 JANUARY 2015 (on the Hyderabad Conference website). The submission of your abstract in your bursary application DOES NOT replace abstract submission through the conference website by 31 January. BURSARY AWARDS are being announced from today. Not all awards will be made before 31 January, due to the large amount of applicati...

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Reminder: Shared Practice @ PQ2015: Call for Public Talks, Projects and Screenings

Posted: January 21, 2015 | By:

The Theatre Architecture Working Group of the International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR) invites proposals for a public curated event, which will be part of the upcoming 13th edition of the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space (18 - 28 June, 2015).         The Theatre Architecture Working Group of the International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR) invites proposals for a public curated event, which will be part of the upcoming 13th&nbs...

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Reminder: CFP: Theatre Architecture Working Group FIRT/IFTR 2015 University of Hyderabad, India

Posted: January 21, 2015 | By:

Call for Papers Theatre Architecture Working Group FIRT/IFTR 2015, Hyderabad, India 5 - 10 July, 2015 http://www.iftr2015hyd.in/   Deadline for Proposals: 31 January 2015     The Theatre Architecture Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) invites paper proposals for our forthcoming meeting at the IFTR annual conference in Hyderabad, India, in July 2015. The aim of the Working Group is to explore all that theatre architecture has been hi...

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VOCAL PEDAGOGIES - CALL FOR PAPERS

Posted: January 19, 2015 | By:

The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies — Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença, an online periodic freely and universally available, will be receiving, until April 30th, 2015, unpublished papers for its thematic section VOCAL PEDAGOGIES. The section aims at giving visibility to discussions which contribute in an innovative way to the theme and advances in the universe of knowledge already accumulated in the field of the Performing Arts. The journal will focus on works of critical and...

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Symposium CFP- Patrick White and Beyond: Aesthetic Modernism and Australian Theatre

Posted: January 19, 2015 | By:

Call for papers “Patrick White and Beyond: Aesthetic Modernism and Australian Theatre” A symposium to be held at the University of Melbourne on 23-24 July 2015. This one-day symposium aims to critically reappraise the legacy of Patrick White’s theatre around the question of aesthetic modernism in an Australian and international context. It asks questions about the extent to which renewed interest in modernism produces new readings of White’s theatre. It asks if White’s theatre, unli...

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