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Staged Reading of Antigonick at the TPP Conference

Posted: June 19, 2014 | By:

PHILO-PERFORMANCE:   ANTIGONICK by Sophokles, translated by Anne Carson   A PUBLIC READING AND DISCUSSION CURATED BY BEN HJORTH TO BE HELD DURING THE TPP CONFERENCE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 26, AT 2:00PM IN THE AMPHITÉÂTRE RICHELIEU CAST   Antigone ________________________________________________ Avital Ronell Ismene sister of Antigone  _____________________________ Elisabeth Angel-Perez Kreon king of Thebes ________________________________________ Ju...

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Warwick Bursary Awardees to send in flight details by 15 June 2014

Posted: June 11, 2014 | By:

All those awarded IFTR bursaries towards attendance at the Theatre & Stratification World Congress at the University of Warwick, 28 July to 1 August, are reminded to send details of your flight bookings to \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. BY 15 JUNE. It is very important that we know as soon as possible if you are NOT attending the conference. Failure to arrange a flight is a likely sign of non-attendance!

Job Vacancy in Groningen, Netherlands

Posted: June 11, 2014 | By:

Hans van Maanen wants to announce to members that there is a vacancy for a job in theatre and performance studies. See link below: http://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-opportunities/overview?details=00347-0000005647

Theater, Performance, Philosophy Conference

Posted: June 6, 2014 | By:

  We are pleased to announce that the program for the Theater, Performance, Philosophy conference is now available online for downloading at http://tpp2014.com/en-us/programme/ In the PDF version, you will find a complete list of events, workshops, panel sessions and plenaries, including a film screening and performance scheduled for the dates of June 26 – 28, 2014 at the University of Paris – Sorbonne. In addition to over 100 presenters and performers from 23 different countries, t...

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University of Cape Town - LECTURER Drama, Theatre and Performance

Posted: June 6, 2014 | By:

Built on a proud tradition of excellence, The University of Cape Town’s Drama Department is committed to nurturing creative and academic achievement within the context of a vibrant local and international performing arts community. We are seeking a dynamic individual to continue this tradition of excellence. Requirements include: A PhD or MA in Drama or Masters Qualification in a cognate field. (In the case of an MA, the candidate will commit to pursuing PhD studies.) A proven track reco...

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University of Cape Town - SENIOR LECTURER/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Drama, Theatre and Performance

Posted: June 6, 2014 | By:

Built on a proud tradition of excellence, The University of Cape Town’s Drama Department is committed to nurturing creative and academic achievement within the context of a vibrant local and international performing arts community. We are seeking a dynamic individual to continue this tradition of excellence. Requirements include: A PhD or MA in Drama or Masters Qualification in a cognate field. A proven track record in teaching Acting (especially to senior undergraduate students) and als...

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CROSS-OVER ARTISTS

Posted: June 5, 2014 | By:

Cross-over Artists: The international careers of early twentieth-century theatre artists between stage, microphone and camera A Symposium to be held at the School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies, Millburn House, University of Warwick, 23 – 24 July 2014 An investigation emerging from, and extending the focus of, the Leverhulme-funded Research Project British-Australian Cultural Exchange: Live Performance 1880-1960. Papers will be pre-circulated to attendees and the sym...

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THEATRE AND NEUROSCIENCE - NEW ISSUE

Posted: June 4, 2014 | By:

We have just released a new issue of Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies, No. 2, Vol. 4, May-August 2014. In addition to texts on various themes, this issue has a thematic section on Theatre and Neuroscience. This important subject is discussed in texts in Portuguese, English, and French, by researchers from many different countries and universities. Please visit www.seer.ufrgs.br/presenca. If you are interested in publishing with us, our journal receives (fee free) contributions all year rou...

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New Book Series PERFORMING LANDSCAPES

Posted: June 4, 2014 | By:

Book series announcement PERFORMING LANDSCAPES   Series editors: Deirdre Heddon and Sally Mackey   Series publisher: Palgrave Macmillan We are delighted to announce a new series in the field of theatre and performance studies.   Performing Landscapes offers a critical study of generic and complex sites of and for performance. Each book focuses on a topographical site such as Forests, Edgelands, Mountains, Homes, Wilderness, Islands and Deserts. Distinctive to...

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Theatrescapes. Global Media & Translocal Publics (1850-1950) - International Conference Theatre Studies, LMU Munich (19-21 June)

Posted: May 29, 2014 | By:

      In the century between 1850 and 1950 theatre experienced an unprecedented expansion in all its dimensions. Performers, theatrical genres, new buildings, and, most importantly perhaps, new publics emerged which both responded to and enabled such flows. The notion of ‘theatrescapes’ proposed here responds to Arjun Appadurai’s famous formulation of various ‘scapes’ marking the emergence of globalized cultural flows after the end of the Cold War. This conference a...

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