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Intermediality in Theatre and Performance

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In response to the theme of the Hyderabad conference in 2015, we propose the following questions:


-       dissemination, access, and privilege in digital performance

-       intermediality and the politics of public sphere

-       intermedial performance and representations of identity

-       intermediality and multiculturalism

-       gender and intermedial performance

-       digital performance and traditional theatre


The list is not exhaustive, and we are encouraging other topics that address intermediality, even if they do not directly refer to the conference theme.


Further information on the conference is at:




The extended deadline for submission is 15 February 2015.


Please submit an abstract of max 300 words along with a short bio of max 50 words.


Abstracts must be submitted via the abstract submission page of IFTR/FIRT:


Please note that you need to be a current IFTR/FIRT member in order to submit an abstract.

The IFTR membership can be updated through the Cambridge Journals link pasted above.



Applicants will be informed of acceptance by the end of February 2015.



Registration will open on 1 March 2015.


Format of Conference sessions

The co-conveners will arrange proposals into panels of papers on connected topics. We invite 20-minute presentations in any format. We are keen on encouraging a lively discussion during the sessions.


We also invite observers to our sessions and we appreciate their contribution to the discussions.


The group is welcoming and inclusive. We will organize drinks/ dinner during the conference for the members of the group.


We are looking forward to hearing from you.


WG Co-conveners:

Aneta Mancewicz, Kingston University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ralf Remshardt, University of Florida,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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