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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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CFP: Choreography and Corporeality

Posted: December 14, 2014 | By:

Call for papers: Choreography and Corporeality Working Group IFTR 2015, University of Hyderabad, India 5-10 July 2015 http://www.iftr2015hyd.in/
 Deadline for abstract submission: 31st January 2015 The Choreography and Corporeality working group will meet this year in Hyderabad, India. We invite interested participants, including postgraduates, to join our group and contribute work for discussion. We would especially like to invite Indian dance scholars, and other dance researchers...

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Performance in Public Spaces Working Group Call for Papers

Posted: December 13, 2014 | By:

IFTR/FIRT Working Group Performance in Public Spaces   CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the group’s meeting at the IFTR Conference in Hyderabad, India, July 6-10 2015     'Performing Democracy in Public Spaces'   Deadline for Proposals: 31 January 2015 Deadline for bursary application: 15 December 2014   "democracy depends to a surprising extent on the availability of physical, public space, even in our allegedly digital world.[...] in many respects the availabilit...

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Postdoctoral Research Post at RHUL

Posted: December 12, 2014 | By:

Postdoctoral Researcher (6 month post) in Drama and Theatre Department of Drama and Theatre Location:  Egham Salary:  £27,647 Closing Date:  Friday 09 January 2015 Interview Date:  Thursday 29 January 2015 Reference:  1114-255 Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work as a member of the AHRC-funded project ‘Sequins, Self & Struggle: Performing and Archiving Sex, Place and Cl...

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CFP: Theatre and Spectatorship, 24th Annual CDE Conference, Barcelona, 4-7 June 2015

Posted: December 12, 2014 | By:

Please visit the conference website at: www.ub.edu/CDEConference_2015/ The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 24th Annual Conference (4-7 June 2015). It is organized by the Contemporary British Theatre Barcelona research group, based in the Department of English and German at the University of Barcelona, and will be held as a residential conference at Residència Salesiana Martí-Codolar in Barcelona.   The 2015 CDE confere...

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CFP: Historiography WG IFTR Conference 2015, Hyderabad India

Posted: December 11, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERS THEATRE HISTORIOGRAPHY WORKING GROUP IFTR Hyderabad, 5-10 July 2015 The IFTR Historiography Working Group will be meeting during the IFTR conference in Hyderabad, India, 5-10 July 2015. The working group welcomes papers dealing with any possible period or topic in theatre history, but as the group is dedicated to theatre historiography, the author is asked to contemplate the historiographical implications of his or her research projects. The general theme of the upcoming co...

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CFP:Motherhood and creative practice: Maternal structures in creative work

Posted: December 9, 2014 | By:

First Announcement and Call for Papers Motherhood and creative practice: Maternal structures in creative work June 1-2, 2015 Centre for Media and Culture Research, School of Arts and Creative Industries, London South Bank University Confirmed Key Note Speakers: Prof Bracha L. Ettinger, Marcel Duchamp Chair & Professor of Psychoanalysis and Art at the European Graduate School Professor Mary Kelly Distinguished Professor and Head of the Interdisciplinary Studio Area in the Departmen...

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CFP: Queer Futures WG IFTR Conference 2015, Hyderabad India

Posted: December 8, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERS Queer Futures Working Group IFTR 2015, Hyderabad, India http://www.iftr2015hyd.in/   Deadline for Proposals: 31 January 2015   The IFTR Queer Futures Working Group will be meeting at the next IFTR Conference in Hyderabad, India, 5-10 July 2015. The Queer Futures working group welcomes papers and performance-presentations that take a queer approach to the conference theme, ‘Theatre and Democracy’. As well as welcoming submissions that consider the conference...

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Irish Society for Theatre Research Conference 2015

Posted: December 8, 2014 | By:

Institute for Technology, Tralee in association with the Irish Society for Theatre Research Conference 2015 Tradition, Transition and Transformation: Performance and Cultural Dynamics Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd May 2015 IT Tralee, North Campus, Dromtacker, Tralee, Co. Kerry This conference will address performance as a site of cultural tradition, transition and transformation. Performances will be considered as lenses through which indigenous cultures are pr...

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CfP: Performance and Religion WG IFTR Conference 2015, Hyderabad, India

Posted: December 6, 2014 | By:

IFTR/FIRT Performance and Religion Working Group CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the group’s meeting at the IFTR Conference in Hyderabad, India, July 2015 Concepts and methods in theatre, performance, religion and spirituality The 2015 conference in Hyderabad will mark the fifth annual meeting of the Performance and Religion Working Group. While we are justly proud of the work we have done in that time, we have realized that it is necessary at this point to attempt a clearer, more prec...

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