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Notice of Election and Call for Nominations

Posted: August 27, 2014 | By:

I The President, Vice-Presidents and seven members of the Executive Committee reach the end of their term of office in 2011. They are: Chris Balme (President), Helen Gilbert* (Vice-President), Christina Nygren (Vice-President), Khalid Amine*, Elaine Aston*, Jean-Graham-Jones*, Kene Igweonu*, Hanna Korsberg, Gay Morris, Anneli Saro. (*)  =  eligible to stand for re-election A ballot will be held to elect members to serve from 2015-2019. The electoral timetable is as follows (please...

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CFP Performance Paradigm, no. 11 (2015): Staging Real People: On the Arts and Effects of Non-Professional Theatre Performers

Posted: August 26, 2014 | By:

Call for Papers: Performance Paradigm, issue no. 11, 2015, edited by Ulrike Garde and Meg Mumford   Staging Real People: On the Arts and Effects of Non-Professional Theatre Performers Performance practice since the 1990s has been characterized by an increased interest in the phenomenon of theatre without professional performers. Such performers are selected for a variety of reasons, including: their life experiences, their status as specialists in spheres of expertise other than that of...

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CFP Reminder

Posted: August 19, 2014 | By:

Just a reminder that the due date for the new online journal - Etudes - is coming up September 15!   visit http://www.etudesonline.com/cfp.html for more information! CALL FOR PAPERS Etudes is a new online theatre and performance studies journal for emerging scholars, dedicated to the unique voice of the individual scholar.  In this, our first call for papers, we invite the submission of scholarly manuscripts, media, performance reviews, creative work, manifestos, etc...

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Performing Space: Dublin Theatre Festival Symposium

Posted: August 13, 2014 | By:

Performing Space: Dublin Theatre Festival Symposium Co-organised by Siobhán O’Gorman and Noelia Ruiz, with Gail Weadick and Brian Singleton, this day-long symposium examines the power of performance to transform any space into a kinetically-charged place. A series of exciting panels will respond to the idea of ‘making scenes’ in relation to identities, politics, geographies, technologies and histories. Bringing together a range of practitioners, designers and academics from Ireland and...

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Registration now open for the conference 'The Exotic Body in 19th-century British Drama'

Posted: August 6, 2014 | By:

The programme and registration details for the conference 'The Exotic Body in 19th-century British Drama' (Oxford, 25-26 September 2014) are now available at the following link: http://www.english.ox.ac.uk/news-events/%E2%80%98exotic%E2%80%99-body-19th-century-british-drama

CFP: PSi #21 Fluid States: Performances of UnKnowing

Posted: July 28, 2014 | By:

Fluid States: Performances of UnKnowing A decentralized PSi conference with activities across Africa, Asia, Europe, Americas and the Pacific January 2015 to December 2015 In 2015, Performance Studies international (PSi) presents PSi #21 Fluid States: Performances of UnKnowing, a decentralized conference which – instead of inviting participants to a single location which will always be difficult for some to get to – invites them to participate live or online in local conference, symposium...

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#IFTR2014 social media

Posted: July 23, 2014 | By:

  With free Wi-Fi across campus, we encourage delegates to utilise social media during the IFTR Warwick World Congress and in the week running up to the conference. Below you'll find the Instagram and Twitter accounts: #IFTR2014 @IFTRcomms - Twitter @iftrcomms - Instagram You can also follow IFTR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iftrcomms And if you're a New Scholar you can join the New Scholars' Forum Facebook Group: http...

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Associate or Full Professor, Ph.D. Program in Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center

Posted: July 21, 2014 | By:

  Associate or Full Professor Ph.D. Program in Theatre Graduate Center     FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT   The Ph.D. Program in Theatre at the City University of New York's Graduate Center seeks to hire a tenured Associate or Full Professor.  Internationally recognized scholars whose work is transnational and collaborative in scope are especially encouraged to apply.  We seek a breadth of candidates but are particularly interested in applications from theatr...

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Come and meet the Palgrave team at the conference!

Posted: July 21, 2014 | By:

We're looking forward to the conference later this week, and hope to meet lots of you there! Please do find some time to drop by our exhibition stand and meet the Palgrave team. We'll be on hand to discuss our latest titles, and to hear about any new projects. We will be offering a special 30% discount on all our Theatre books for conference attendees, so please do come and have a browse!   For all the latest news from us, why not follow Palgrave Theatre on Twitter? @PalgraveTheatre&nbs...

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Translation Initiative for Theatre Research International

Posted: July 20, 2014 | By:

As part of its mission to support excellent scholarship on performance in all its global contexts, TRI will publish translations of recent significant and influential articles that originally appeared in languages other than English. To propose a translation, submit a précis of the article concerned, a note on its author’s scholarly standing, and a rationale arguing why the article deserves translation and publication and how that serves TRI's mission. The proposal will go through review and...

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