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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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Call for Associate Editor – Theatre Research International

Posted: January 19, 2015 | By:

Applications are invited for the position of Associate Editor for the period 2015–17 during the tenure of Paul Rae as Senior Editor. The person appointed will be expected to assume the position of Senior Editor for a further three-year period. Candidates should have native-speaker (or equivalent) competence in English, have a strong publication record, hold a tenure-track position at a university, and possess a wide-ranging and up-to-date knowledge of scholarly publications in theatre studies...

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Feminist Research Working Group Call for Papers

Posted: January 16, 2015 | By:

FEMINIST RESEARCH GROUP – CALL FOR PAPERS   HYDERABAD, JULY 5-10, 2015   For the Hyderabad Working Group meeting, we invite papers on the theme of the conference: Theatre and Democracy. The questions raised by a focus on democracy, such as theatre’s role within the public sphere, its relationship to democratic institutions, policies, and modes of authority, have profound implications for feminist scholars. The relationship between suffrage and early feminist activists, and the...

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Feminist Research Working Group Call for Papers

Posted: January 16, 2015 | By:

FEMINIST RESEARCH GROUP – CALL FOR PAPERS   HYDERABAD, JULY 5-10, 2015   For the Hyderabad Working Group meeting, we invite papers on the theme of the conference: Theatre and Democracy. The questions raised by a focus on democracy, such as theatre’s role within the public sphere, its relationship to democratic institutions, policies, and modes of authority, have profound implications for feminist scholars. The relationship between suffrage and early feminist activists, and the...

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Does It Matter? Composite Bodies and Posthuman Prototypes in Contemporary Performing Arts

Posted: January 14, 2015 | By:

We are pleased to announce the conference program for "Does It Matter? Composite Bodies and Posthuman Prototypes in Contemporary Performing Arts", that will take place on 17 - 19 March 2015, jointly organised by research centre S:PAM (Studies in Performing Arts & Media) at Ghent University (Belgium) and art centres Vooruit and CAMPO. The program is now open for registration.In this international conference, we take as a point of departure a posthumanist perspective on the performing arts. W...

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CFP Samuel Beckett Working Group, Hyderabad 2015

Posted: January 13, 2015 | By:

Call for Papers: Samuel Beckett Working GroupIFTR / FIRT Conference, Hyderabad, India, 5-10 July 2015 General Working Group Theme, 2015“International Becketts”   The Samuel Beckett Working Group will meet during the upcoming IFTR / FIRT conference in Hyderabad, India, 5-10 July 2015 (see the general conference call for papers at http://www.iftr2015hyd.in for full details). Drawing on the existing strengths and interests of the working group that have emerged from the last several me...

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CALL FOR ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Posted: January 13, 2015 | By:

  The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies, an open access, free journal that publishes bilingual scientific papers in the field of Performing Arts and aiming to disseminate the research production on this field, is selecting an associate editor to work in a part-time collaboration position developing editing tasks.   Job description Non-paid position Part time Search of papers in English Follow up of the papers’ peer review in English Proposal of innovative and little know...

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CFP: Corp_Real

Posted: January 13, 2015 | By:

Corp_Real International Symposium  @ Galway Dance Days Festival 2015 March 27-29 2015 NUI Galway & locations in Galway   CONFLICTED BODIES    Call for Submissions   What is the impact on the body (and dance/performance) of living in conflict environments? What impact can dance/performance have in changing such circumstances?  Art about, of and against conflict has always existed, but it is only recently that recognition has been given to the particular...

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CFP: Corp_Real

Posted: January 13, 2015 | By:

Corp_Real International Symposium  @ Galway Dance Days Festival 2015 March 27-29 2015 NUI Galway & locations in Galway   CONFLICTED BODIES    Call for Submissions   What is the impact on the body (and dance/performance) of living in conflict environments? What impact can dance/performance have in changing such circumstances?  Art about, of and against conflict has always existed, but it is only recently that recognition has been given to the particular...

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CALL FOR PAPERS STUDIA DRAMATICA 2/2015 - Issue: Spectator’s Body, Emotions & Empathy

Posted: January 13, 2015 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERSSTUDIA DRAMATICA 2/2015 Issue: Spectator's Body, Emotions & Empathy The last decades, audience and reception studies in theatre, film, media and video gaming debunked the long lasting illusion of the (so-called) spectator's passiveness. Many theories and experiments from brain studies, neurology and psychology confirmed the fact that spectatorship is not a cold mirroring reflection activity, but an active, multi-level, complex, participatory one – even if one speaks about...

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