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Cologne Graduate School a.r.t.e.s call for applications

Posted: September 15, 2014 | By:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at UNSW Australia

Posted: September 15, 2014 | By:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at UNSW Australia The specific capacity to teach courses in Australian drama and theatre is required.https://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/lecturersenior-lecturer-theatre-studies   This position will make a substantial contribution to the Theatre and Performance Studies area through teaching and expertise in the field of Australian drama and theatre. The incumbent will contribute to teaching in a range of Theatre and Performance Studies courses, suc...

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CALL FOR PAPERS - BODIES ON STAGE: ACTING CONFRONTED BY TECHNOLOGY (TAKE 2)

Posted: September 9, 2014 | By:

International Conference 2015, Paris, June 15 -16 -17 Sorbonne nouvelle-Paris3/ Université du Québec à Montréal   Over the last twenty years, new technologies have had a profound influence on the theatrical stage, and on acting. Today, the flesh-and-blood body often rubs shoulders with synthetic or hybrid bodies, creating mixed corporalities - “half flesh, half calculus” (Couchot), whose balance varies according to aesthetic choices made by the artists – producers, direc...

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CFP: Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities

Posted: September 9, 2014 | By:

CFP: Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities (volume edited by Alice O’Grady). This collection invites contributions around the central theme of participatory performance with a special focus on risk. Spanning a vast range of practices that operate under the umbrella of ‘risky aesthetics’, the collection will examine aspects of performance in which participants engage with work where the outcome is not fully known and where there is some degree of surren...

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Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities

Posted: September 9, 2014 | By:

CFP: Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities (volume edited by Alice O’Grady). This collection invites contributions around the central theme of participatory performance with a special focus on risk. Spanning a vast range of practices that operate under the umbrella of ‘risky aesthetics’, the collection will examine aspects of performance in which participants engage with work where the outcome is not fully known and where there is some degree of surren...

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Whither Political Theatre? Cambridge Conference for a Poetics of Critical Political Theatre in Europe

Posted: September 5, 2014 | By:

Please find below a link to the conference website and programme for the Cambridge Conference for a Poetics of Critical Political Theatre in Europe, a British Academy Research and Networking Event on 19-20 September 2014 at St John's College in Cambridge. Keynote speakers include Professor Hélène Cixous, Dr David Barnett, Professor Maria Shevtsova, Dr Drew Milne, Professor Victor Merriman, and Dr Bérénice Hamidi Kim.  http://whitherpt2014.github.io/ Everyone is welcome to attend the...

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CFP: The International Christopher Marlowe

Posted: September 4, 2014 | By:

7-8 September 2015, University of Exeter Much current and historical scholarship has considered Christopher Marlowe’s work mostly from a domestic, English perspective. With one or two exceptions, his connections to the thought and literature of non-English cultures have been less thoroughly explored, even as scholars have begun to examine the highly cosmopolitan, multi-lingual character of English literary production and consumption during the 1580s and 1590s. To what extent was Marlowe an...

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Society for Theatre Research Conference on Regency-era theatre

Posted: September 3, 2014 | By:

Theatre in the Regency Era: Plays, Performance, Practice 1795-1843 Downing College, University of Cambridge July 29-31, 2016 www.regencytheatre2016.com   CALL FOR PAPERS:   Though the Regency period in Britain only technically lasted nine years (from 1811 to 1820),the man who became George IV exerted his influence for many more decades after his death, and his interest in theatre and the arts characterized the period. This is the era of an astonishing proliferation of new the...

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RESEARCH IN PERFORMING ARTS - CALL FOR PAPERS

Posted: September 2, 2014 | By:

REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ESTUDOS DA PRESENÇA Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies   RESEARCH IN PERFORMING ARTS   CALL FOR PAPERS   The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença], an online free and open access journal, will receive, until December 15th, 2014, unpublished scientific papers for the thematic section RESEARCH IN PERFORMING ARTS. The section is aimed at making visible discussions which add innovative contribution to the t...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Authors and book reviewers for a peer-reviewed section of the SDC Journal

Posted: August 30, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS   Authors and book reviewers for a peer-reviewed section of the SDC Journal   The SDC Journal, an official publication of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society,announces the addition of a new peer-reviewed section, publishing scholarly articles and book reviews on the crafts of stagedirecting and choreography.The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2014, though early submissions are encouraged.   Published quarterly, SDC Journal i...

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