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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at UNSW Australia

Posted: October 8, 2014 | By:

Application close:  13 October 2014   UNSW is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities, with a commitment to new and creative approaches to education and research.  The School of the Arts and Media, in UNSW Arts and Social Sciences, teaches undergraduate, honours and postgraduate programs in Creative Writing, Dance, English, Film, Media, Music, and Theatre and Performance Studies. UNSW Arts and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint a highly motivated...

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Call for Papers: Performing Dialectics

Posted: October 8, 2014 | By:

Call for Papers: Performing Dialectics A symposium at Queen Mary University of London, hosted by the Departments of Drama and Geography   29th – 30th January 2015 Keynote discussion: Dr Andy Merrifield (University of Cambridge) and Dr David Barnett (University of Sussex), chaired by Professor Alan Read (Kings College London)   What is dialectics?   A method of reasoning and argumentation which holds that the understanding of processes, fluxes, relations...

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2014/15 IFTR New Scholars' Prize and Helsinki Prize

Posted: October 3, 2014 | By:

The IFTR runs two annual essay competitions for the New Scholars' Prize and Helsinki Prize. There is no set theme for these competitions; rather, candidates are encouraged to submit work drawing on their current research. Only new scholars are eligible to apply for the New Scholars' Prize and the Helsinki Prize. The Federation defines a new scholar as a graduate student or post-doctoral researcher whose PhD has been completed less than three years ago, or a researcher without a P...

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Assistant Professor of Performance, Cornell University

Posted: October 2, 2014 | By:

Performing and Media Arts Academic Position Description Sept. 12, 2014 Assistant Professor of Performance Cornell University’s Department of Performing and Media Arts seeks an assistant professor of performance, with expertise specifically in the areas of acting/directing and/or in dance, for a tenure-track position beginning July 1, 2015.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in global performance traditions. Please note that the candidate must have either an...

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CFP: "Once Upon A Voice" - Contents and Schedules of Contemporary Theatre Education

Posted: October 1, 2014 | By:

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION International Platform for Performer Training "Once Upon A Voice" - Contents and Schedules of Contemporary Theatre Education22.1.2015 bis 25.1.2015, Zurich University of the Arts Deadline for Proposals: 15 October 2014 organised by the Institute for the Performing Arts and Film (IPF)and the Department for Performing Arts and Film (DDK), Zurich University of the Arts The 2015 International Platform for Performer Training seeks to attract a cross section of European co...

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journal information for IATJ

Posted: September 30, 2014 | By:

Journal information for the IATJ-Database   Title: …..  Country: ….. Language: ….. Publisher … Print and/or on-line: ….. Number of issues per year… Creation date: ….. Closure date (if applicable): ….. Frequency of publication: ….. ISSN: ….. Peer reviewed: yes/no URL: ….. Description (history, projects, eventually the current editor – max. 250 words): …..

International Archive of Theatre Journals

Posted: September 30, 2014 | By:

Dear colleagues and editors of theatre journals,   we have the pleasure to announce that the IATJ Database – International Archive of Theatre Journals – is finally ready and active:  http://www.iatj-journals.org. It is also accessible on the IFTR website under: http://www.firt-iftr.org/links.   The database has been designed with the purpose of making scholarly journals on theatre and performance quickly and extensively accessible. The archive includes both journals that...

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Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor positions in Performance Studies @ NYU

Posted: September 25, 2014 | By:

The Department of Performance Studies at NYU Tisch School of the Arts is seeking applications for two tenure track Assistant Professors beginning Fall 2015: 1) Specific research and teaching strengths in queer theory, critical race theory, queer of color critique, and related fields.  2) Field open.  Please apply for one or the other position (not both). If, however, you feel qualified to be considered for bothpositions, please specify this in your cover letter. The Depart...

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Performance Philosophy and the Future of Genre: Thinking Through Tragedy & Comedy

Posted: September 24, 2014 | By:

    An international symposium to be held at the ICI Berlin on December 4-5, 2014.   What is the relation between laughter and thought? How does suffering bring about understanding? Do some philosophies have a comic rather than a tragic vision? The contemporary fascination with how performance and philosophy overlap begs an appeal to genre studies. Tragedy and comedy can function as exemplary sites on which the tensions between theatre, philosophy and performance are played o...

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XI International Conference of Indian Society for Theater Research - II Call for Papers

Posted: September 23, 2014 | By:

XI International Conference of Indian Society for Theatre Research (In association with International Federation for Theatre Research)   Organized by Academy of Folk Arts Mumbai University, Mumbai   14-17 January 2015   Semiotic Encryption of Global Conflict and Idea of Modernity in Folk Theatre: India and the World   II Call for Papers   [Open for scholars, researchers and practitioners of theatre, dance, music, media and other Related disciplines] &n...

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