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XII International Conference of Indian Society for Theatre Research

Posted: July 14, 2015 | By:

  XII International Conference of Indian Society for Theatre Research (In association with International Federation for Theatre Research)   Organized by Directorate of Art & Culture,Govt. of Goa Sanskruti Bhawan (House of Culture) Patto, Panji                                                                  ...

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Kantorbury, Kantorbury: A Symposium and Workshop on Tadeusz Kantor, University of Kent

Posted: July 13, 2015 | By:

TADEUSZ KANTOR 100 YEARS 'KANTORBURY, KANTORBURY'A WORKSHOP + SYMPOSIUM IN CANTERBURY at the UNIVERSITY OF KENT WORKSHOP 15-18th September SYMPOSIUM 18-19th September 2015 The European Theatre Research Network (ETRN) at the University of Kent in Canterbury is planning a day and a half symposium for academics and the public on the life and work of Polish theatre director and visual artist Tadeusz Kantor to celebrate 100 years since his birth. ETRN is collaborating on this proje...

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Call for Papers Nordic Theatre Studies, Vol. 28 No. 1 Theatre and Language

Posted: June 29, 2015 | By:

Nordic Theatre Studies – the leading academic journal for theatre scholars writing on all aspects of Nordic and Baltic theatre and for Nordic and Baltic theatre scholars writing on any aspect of theatre – invites contributions to our up-coming issue. The journal is divided into a thematic section and a section open for a broader scope of topics.   The theme of Nordic Theatre Studies 28/1is Theatre and Language.   Why Theatre and Language?   Living in an era of accelerat...

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Shared Practice @ PQ15

Posted: June 22, 2015 | By:

  On the 26th June the IFTR Theatre Architecture Working Group are holding an event called Shared Practice as part of the Architecture Section of this year's Prague Quadrennial. The event fuses theory and practice as well as art, architecture, performance and scenography. We wish to extend a warm welcome to anyone in Prague at the PQ to join us on the day. To do so you will need to buy a PQ'15 accreditation pass (available on site). The event is otherwise free.   Further...

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The Critic is Present Or: Towards an Embodied Criticism

Posted: June 19, 2015 | By:

The 15th International Symposium of Theatre Critics and Theatre Scholars The Critic is Present Or: Towards an Embodied Criticism Organisers: Sterijino Pozorje, Novi Sad International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC) and Bitef, Belgrade Novi Sad and Belgrade, Serbia, September 16th -20th, 2015 The traditional International Symposium of Theatre Critics and Theatre Scholars will be held on September 17th and 18th 2015 in Novi Sad (Serbia), organized by Sterijino Pozorje, the Festival...

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Reminder: Call for Papers STUDIA DRAMATICA 2/2015. "Spectator's Body, Emotions, Empathy"

Posted: June 18, 2015 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERS STUDIA 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 – eve...

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Responsibility, Morality and The Costs of War: PTSD, Moral Injury and Beyond

Posted: June 10, 2015 | By:

  Deadline: August 3, 2015   Symposium, Exhibition and Performances November 12-14, 2015   This symposium is a three-day interdisciplinary event that speaks to key issues facing our nation today: namely the challenges that confront veterans from the numerous, ongoing sites of combat and conflict around the globe. The symposium will include panel discussions by a range of scholars, artists, and veterans, keynote lectures, an art installation, an exhibition, a film screening...

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PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY CALL FOR PAPERS

Posted: May 29, 2015 | By:

The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença], an open access online journal, will be receiving, until September 30, 2015,new articles that fall within the broad theme of PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY. The edition is intended to give greater visibility to contemporary discourse around this topic through innovative contributions to the advancement of knowledge in this field of the Performing Arts. The edition will focus on works of a critical and analytical natu...

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CFP - Tracing Creation: Genetics, Genes, and Genealogies of Performance

Posted: May 27, 2015 | By:

Tracing Creation Genetics, Genes, and Genealogies of Performance An international conference organised by Research Centre for Visual Poetics (University of Antwerp) CLIC – Centre for Literary and Intermedial Crossings (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) LIRA – Laboratoire international de recherches en arts (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3) S:PAM – Studies in Performing Arts and Media (Ghent University) in association with Royal Conservatoire...

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Reminder CFP: Translation, Adaptation, and Dramaturgy: collisions and convergences

Posted: May 26, 2015 | By:

Translation, Adaptation, and Dramaturgy: collisions and convergences Call for Papers There have been significant critical contributions to the fields of translation, adaptation, and dramaturgy in the last couple of years. Theatre and Adaptation: Return, Rewrite, Repeat, edited by Margherita Laera, Translation and Adaptation in Theatre and Film, edited by Katja Krebs, and New Dramaturgy, edited by Katalin Trencsényi and Bernadette Cochrane come immediately to mind. Where there remains a...

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