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FINAL REMINDER: 'The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama'

Posted: September 17, 2014 | By:

The registration for the conference 'The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama' (Oxford, 25-26 September), available at the following link, will close on 24 September. http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=1&deptid=110&catid=2024&prodvarid=824  

Cologne Graduate School a.r.t.e.s calls for Applications

Posted: September 16, 2014 | By:

For further information on a.r.t.e.s. and the application procedure see www.artes.uni-koeln.de University of Cologne | Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Graduate School Starting April 1st, 2015 the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne, the Graduate School of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne offers 20 PhD scholarships and 10 collegiate places over a period of three years. The Graduate School – successful in the excellence initiative – w...

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CFP - Deadline Extended to October 1

Posted: September 16, 2014 | By:

We are excited to announce that the deadline for submission for our first volume has been extended from September 15 to October 1!  Etudes aims to publish two peer-reviewed editions annually, but is also interested in providing an ongoing forum for works in progress, non-traditional research, networking, advising, and general positivity that can be the key to sanity in the early years of our careers in academia.  We believe: Success builds on success Success builds on commu...

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Cologne Graduate School a.r.t.e.s call for applications

Posted: September 15, 2014 | By:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at UNSW Australia

Posted: September 15, 2014 | By:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at UNSW Australia The specific capacity to teach courses in Australian drama and theatre is required.https://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/lecturersenior-lecturer-theatre-studies   This position will make a substantial contribution to the Theatre and Performance Studies area through teaching and expertise in the field of Australian drama and theatre. The incumbent will contribute to teaching in a range of Theatre and Performance Studies courses, suc...

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CALL FOR PAPERS - BODIES ON STAGE: ACTING CONFRONTED BY TECHNOLOGY (TAKE 2)

Posted: September 9, 2014 | By:

International Conference 2015, Paris, June 15 -16 -17 Sorbonne nouvelle-Paris3/ Université du Québec à Montréal   Over the last twenty years, new technologies have had a profound influence on the theatrical stage, and on acting. Today, the flesh-and-blood body often rubs shoulders with synthetic or hybrid bodies, creating mixed corporalities - “half flesh, half calculus” (Couchot), whose balance varies according to aesthetic choices made by the artists – producers, direc...

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CFP: Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities

Posted: September 9, 2014 | By:

CFP: Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities (volume edited by Alice O’Grady). This collection invites contributions around the central theme of participatory performance with a special focus on risk. Spanning a vast range of practices that operate under the umbrella of ‘risky aesthetics’, the collection will examine aspects of performance in which participants engage with work where the outcome is not fully known and where there is some degree of surren...

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Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities

Posted: September 9, 2014 | By:

CFP: Risky Aesthetics: Performance, Participation and Critical Vulnerabilities (volume edited by Alice O’Grady). This collection invites contributions around the central theme of participatory performance with a special focus on risk. Spanning a vast range of practices that operate under the umbrella of ‘risky aesthetics’, the collection will examine aspects of performance in which participants engage with work where the outcome is not fully known and where there is some degree of surren...

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Whither Political Theatre? Cambridge Conference for a Poetics of Critical Political Theatre in Europe

Posted: September 5, 2014 | By:

Please find below a link to the conference website and programme for the Cambridge Conference for a Poetics of Critical Political Theatre in Europe, a British Academy Research and Networking Event on 19-20 September 2014 at St John's College in Cambridge. Keynote speakers include Professor Hélène Cixous, Dr David Barnett, Professor Maria Shevtsova, Dr Drew Milne, Professor Victor Merriman, and Dr Bérénice Hamidi Kim.  http://whitherpt2014.github.io/ Everyone is welcome to attend the...

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CFP: The International Christopher Marlowe

Posted: September 4, 2014 | By:

7-8 September 2015, University of Exeter Much current and historical scholarship has considered Christopher Marlowe’s work mostly from a domestic, English perspective. With one or two exceptions, his connections to the thought and literature of non-English cultures have been less thoroughly explored, even as scholars have begun to examine the highly cosmopolitan, multi-lingual character of English literary production and consumption during the 1580s and 1590s. To what extent was Marlowe an...

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