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Popular Entertainment Studies

Posted: March 30, 2014 | By:

Popular Entertainment Studies   This is to announce the publication of the March 2014 issue of this international online journal.   The issue is a special focus one on popular entertainments in times of war and contains articles that range from World War 1 concert parties to those of World War 2 and the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, front line pantomimes, female impersonators and the untiring efforts of prisoners-of-war to harness popular entertainments to their strategies fo...

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'The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama' conference: Call for Papers

Posted: March 29, 2014 | By:

The ‘Exotic’ Body in 19th-century British Drama   University of Oxford Funded under the 2011 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowships scheme, European Commission   25-26 September 2014 Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford     Convenor: Dr Tiziana Morosetti (Oxford)   Confirmed speakers: Professor Ross Forman (Warwick), Dr Peter Yeandle (Manchester), Dr Hazel Waters (Institute of Race Relations, London)     Increasi...

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StagingBeckettAprilConference

Posted: March 27, 2014 | By:

Staging Beckett Conference: Constructing Performance Histories REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: http://www.reading.ac.uk/ftt/research/ftt-staging-beckett-conference-april-2014.aspx   April 4-5th 2014, Minghella Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus.   Staging Beckett’s Inaugural conference on 4th – 5th April 2014 will focus on the history, documentation and analysis of Beckett's theatre in performance in the UK, Ireland and internationally.  ...

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CDE Conference 2014: Theatre & History

Posted: March 26, 2014 | By:

Annual conference 2014 of the German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE):   "Theatre and History – Cultural Transformations"   The conference will be held 19–22 June 2014 in the Elsa Brändström Haus in beautiful Hamburg. It addresses versions and visions of history in contemporary English-language drama and theatre across the world. It aims to investigate the relations between theatre and history, to analyse different temporalities...

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Call for Papers: III Baku International Theatre Conference, Azerbaijan

Posted: March 24, 2014 | By:

On behalf of THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM OF AZERBAIJAN REPUBLIC 5-6 November, 2014 Baku, Azerbaijan III Baku International Theatre Conference "THE WORLD THEATRE PROCESS IN XXI CENTURY" The main theme of this year's conference:"Theatre art in the system of multi-culturalism and universal values." Date: 3 March 2014 Dear colleagues, We have the honor to invite you to the III International Theatre Conference which will be held in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan, on 5-6 November 20...

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Call for Book Reviewers for Theatre Research International

Posted: March 24, 2014 | By:

Theatre Research International wishes to recruit additional reviewers for its Book Reviews section.  Our journal publishes 500-word reviews of volumes concerning the widest possible range of subfields in Theatre and Performance Studies and is committed to increasing the visibility of books available in languages other than English to reflect FIRT/IFTR members’ interests and specialisms.  We welcome expressions of interest from colleagues at all levels, including postgraduates, who...

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SOMATIC EDUCATION - CALL FOR PAPERS

Posted: March 19, 2014 | By:

The Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença [Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies], a free and universal access online periodical, will be receiving, until May 31st, 2014, unpublished scientific articles for its thematic section SOMATIC EDUCATION. The goal of this section is to give visibility to research that offers innovative contributions to the theme, and advances in the knowledge already accumulated in the field of Somatic Education. The journal will favour works of critical and analyt...

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IFTR Warwick 2014 - Registration Now Open

Posted: March 18, 2014 | By:

IFTR Warwick 2014: Registration Now Open We are pleased to announce that registration for the IFTR Warwick 2014 World Congress is now open and is available to book online. An ‘early bird’ discounted rate will be available until April 30th. From May 1st through to July 7th online registration will remain open at a regular, non-discounted rate. After July 7th registration will be charged at a higher rate and will be payable only on arrival at the conference. For further details on registrati...

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IFTR Warwick Open Mic - Deadline Approaching

Posted: March 18, 2014 | By:

Call for Performances: IFTR Warwick Open Mic We are delighted to announce that as part of the IFTR Warwick World Congress in 2014 we will be hosting Open Mic sessions, offering individuals or groups the opportunity to showcase work in an informal environment with an audience of scholars and practitioners from over 60 countries. The Open Mic slots, pioneered at the Barcelona IFTR conference in 2013, are open for applications from conference participants, as well as local artists and students. W...

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Junior Professorship in Media Culture Studies Goethe Universität Frankfurt

Posted: March 13, 2014 | By:

The faculty of Modern Languages and Literature at the Goethe Universität Frankfurt (Germany), department of theater, film and media offers the following position to be filled: Junior Professorship (W1) in Media Culture Studies(six years, non-tenure track) An additional focus in theater and/or film studies is expected. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in media culture studies and a proven track record of excellence in research and teaching. S/he will have a strong interest in cultur...

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