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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Journal on Presence Studies], a free and universal access online periodical, will be receiving, until May 31st, 2014, unpublished scientific articles for its thematic section SOMATIC EDUCATION.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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Junior Professorship in Film 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 at the earliest convenience: Junior Professorship (W1) „Film Culture: Archiving, Programming, Presentation"(six years, non-tenure track) The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in film studies and a proven track record of excellence in research and teaching. S/he will have a specialization in film history and any...

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David Greig Festival

Posted: March 10, 2014 | By:

DAVID GREIG FESTIVAL Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, University of Lincoln Saturday 29 March 2014   Lincoln School of Performing Arts is pleased to announce its 2014 Playwright’s Festival, dedicated to the works of David Greig. On Saturday 29 March 2014, this festival will culminate in a one-day symposium bringing together scholars, theatre practitioners and students to discuss one of Britain’s most enduring, adventurous and engaging playwrights.   To register for the confer...

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Call for Participation: [sic!] Summer Institute Cologne 2014 - The Invisible

Posted: March 5, 2014 | By:

[sic!] Summer Institute Cologne 2014 – Theatre Studies, Art History, Media Studies Cologne University’s international interdisciplinary summer institute [sic!] 2014 will take place from 15th to 23rd of July 2014. After last year’s founding event on “Techniques of Imagination”, participants and faculty of [sic!] 2014 will focus on historiographical perspectives on “The Invisible”. We invite graduate and postgraduate students from Art History, Media, Film, Theatre, Performance and...

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Virginia Scott

Posted: March 3, 2014 | By:

Virginia Scott, longtime member of IFTR and professor emerita of French and Drama at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, died on 1 March 2014 after a long illness. Virginia had a very distinguished career and was the recipient of numerous prizes and awards. Her recent book, Women on the Stage in Early Modern France (Cambridge University Press, 2010), received the Barnard Hewitt Prize from the American Society for Theatre Research. Other books include: The Commedia dell'arte in Paris...

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Irish Society for Theatre Research Conference 2014

Posted: February 28, 2014 | By:

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Performance Practices (CIR) at the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) and Drama and Theatre Studies, School of Music and Theatre, University College Cork, Ireland, are delighted to present the IRISH SOCIETY FOR THEATRE RESEARCH CONFERENCE 2014.  Conference theme - Consciousness and Cognition: Theatre Practice and Performance Related topics and all aspects of research on theatre and performance will be welcom...

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