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CALL FOR PAPERS STUDIA DRAMATICA 2/2015 Issue: Spectator’s Body, Emotions & Empathy

Posted: April 18, 2015 | By:

CALL FOR PAPERSSTUDIA 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 – even if one speaks about...

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CFP (Essay Collection): Performing Psychologies

Posted: April 18, 2015 | By:

ESSAY COLLECTION CALL FOR PROPOSALS   Performing Psychologies: Minding The Remembered Present (working title)   Edited by Pil Hansen, School of Creative and Performing Arts, University of Calgary, CA (Dramaturgy and Cognitive Performance Studies) with Bettina Blaesing, Faculty of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Bielefeld University, GE (Neurocognition and Action – Biomechanics).   This book is the second of two Performing Psychologies volumes, the first of which is edited...

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Posted: April 15, 2015 | By:

We have just released a new issue of the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies, nº. 2, Vol. 5, May-August 2015. This number deals with the theme Drama and Education and includes bilingual articles by researchers from Brazil, France, Canada, and Italy. The articles raise important discussions on the relationship between theatre, drama and education, especially on mediation and training. As usual, the section Other Themes brings varied and important contributions. Please visit www.seer.ufrgs.br/...

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2015 CDE Conference - Barcelona

Posted: April 2, 2015 | By:

Dear all, This is a reminder that registration for the 2015 German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) conference closes on 10 April. The registration form and other relevant information is available at http://www.ub.edu/CDEConference_2015. We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona! Best wishes, Enric Monforte Department of English and German University of Barcelona

The essence of movement

Posted: April 1, 2015 | By:

'Every movement has meaning, within the meaning is depth and within the depth is essence.' This weekend workshop will introduce movement practices from Lishi in Performance to enable you to explore your internal body-mind-spirit. The essence of movement Albergue "Santo Cristo de Otadia", C/ Zelai, 91, 31800 Alsasua/Altsasu, Spain 24th / 25th October 2015 Saturday 11:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00,     Sunday 09:30-12:30, 13:30-15:30 €25 per day Click to join the event via Facebook **...

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Hyderabad President's Report

Posted: April 1, 2015 | By:

Dear Members and Delegates I have just returned from a visit to the University of Hyderabad where I spent two days visiting the university, looking at the conference site and accommodation. PLanning is progressing well. Ananthakrishan and Rajiv have things well under control and are now in the process of putting together the conference program. With over 400 abstracts this is quite a big job so be patient if you are still waiting for confirmation. The facilities look good with many seminar ro...

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CFP for Emerging Scholars

Posted: March 28, 2015 | By:

Call for PapersCFP for our second issue is due April 15!http://www.etudesonline.com/cfp.html Etudes is a new online theatre and performance studies journal for emerging scholars, dedicated to the unique voice of the individual scholar. We invite the submission of scholarly manuscripts, media, performance reviews, creative work, manifestos, etc. covering any range of topics within the theatre and performance studies realm. We highly encourage works of performative writing and academic playfulne...

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Final Reminder: CfP: Redefining Theatre Communities. Community Perspectives in Contemporary Theatre-making

Posted: March 23, 2015 | By:

Final reminder: deadline 30 March 2015    Call for Papers     Redefining Theatre Communities. Community Perspectives in Contemporary Theatre-making   University of Malta 14-16 September 2015   Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Prof Mark O ' Thomas (University of Lincoln)   Organisers: New Tides Platform (UK) and Department of Theatre Studies, University of Malta In the last two decades, a series of financial, social, demographic – and not...

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Canada Research Chair in Oral History Performance

Posted: March 19, 2015 | By:

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF FINE ARTS   Canada Research Chair in Oral History Performance     The Department of Theatre in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University invites applications for an Emerging (Tier 2) Canada Research Chair in Oral History Performance. We are seeking an emerging artist-researcher (within 10 years of receiving their terminal degree) with recognized expertise in oral history performance located within forms such as verbatim theatre, docum...

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Posted: March 17, 2015 | By:

The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies — Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença, an online periodic freely and universally available, will be receiving, until April 30th, 2015, unpublished papers for its thematic section VOCAL PEDAGOGIES. The section aims at giving visibility to discussions which contribute in an innovative way to the theme and advances in the universe of knowledge already accumulated in the field of the Performing Arts. The journal will focus on works of critical and...

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