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Theatre as Critique Congress of the Society for Theatre Studies, Frankfurt and Gießen, 3.-6. November 2016

Started by Alexandra Pazgu Feb 3. 0 Replies

Theatre as CritiqueCongress of the Society for Theatre Studies, Frankfurt and Gießen, 3.-6. November 2016Organisers: The Institute for Applied Theatre Studies, Justus Liebig University Gießen…Continue

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Staging Moral Philosophy

Started by Matthew Hood. Last reply by Karen Bix Feb 3. 4 Replies

'Theatre was born out of a universal, irresistible attraction to the new and extraordinary, a desire to feel oneself put into a state of passion'.(Friedrich Schiller).Can our attraction to the "new"…Continue

Tags: Philosophy, Audience, Studies, Theory, Moral

The Delicate Dangers of Counting Sheep - Event

Started by Ioana Popovici Jan 10. 0 Replies

Hello!I just posted here a Berlin event, but I can't figure out where it can be seen, as I'm a novice of this site. Allow me to share the FB event too:…Continue

PERFORMANCE PHILOSOPHY BIBLIOGRAPHY

Started by Laura Cull. Last reply by Monica Gontovnik Nov 19, 2015. 22 Replies

The current version of the Performance Philosophy bibliography (which appears on the 'TEXTS' page of this website) is very much a work in progress.As it stands, it is clearly very partial and heavily…Continue

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CFP: The Arts of Logistics

Posted by Michael Shane Boyle on February 8, 2016 at 11:38 0 Comments

CFP: “The Arts of Logistics” Call for Papers

Proposals due 22 Feburary

Queen Mary University of London

3-4 June 2016

Keynote Presentations: Deborah Cowen (University of Toronto) and Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths, University of London)

The so-called “logistics revolution” and its attendant technologies have made possible capitalism’s reproduction and restructuring over the past half century. Among other things, logistics sped up the loading and…

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Call For Proposals: Words & [ ] — a Durational Conference of Art & Thought

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on January 21, 2016 at 19:07 0 Comments

Hey Everyone! 

We are very very very excited about a 56-hour Durational Conference that The School of Making Thinking is hosting at a major Contemporary Arts Center in Montreal called The Darling Foundry.  We are looking for unusual/experimental proposals that performatively explore the fissures between making and thinking.  Deadline is Feburary 15th.

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Words & [     ] — a Durational Conference of Art &…

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Room Dances Festival

Posted by Lior Avizoor on December 13, 2015 at 18:49 0 Comments

Hey all!

Room Dances Festival got a new website. the festival starts this week.

come join us!

www.roomdancesfestival.com…

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Quiddle Pre-Launch and Call for Submissions

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on November 17, 2015 at 20:48 0 Comments

The School of Making Thinking is delighted to announce the pre-launch of Quiddle.



Quiddle is an interdisciplinary and multi-media journal that aims to enliven and expand our experience of the traditional academic platform. We maintain a strong commitment to inquiry while welcoming creative methods which elude the structures of the standard scholarly journal. Serving as a site for both…

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CFP: The Arts of Logistics

CFP: “The Arts of Logistics” Call for PapersProposals due 22 FeburaryQueen Mary University of London3-4 June 2016Keynote Presentations: Deborah Cowen (University of Toronto) and Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths, University of London)The so-called “logistics revolution” and its attendant technologies have made possible capitalism’s reproduction and restructuring over the past half century. Among other things, logistics sped up the loading and unloading of ships and helped establish the “global…See More
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The Ethics and Aesthetics of Stand-Up Comedy at Bucknell University

April 19, 2017 to April 22, 2017
This conference aims to bring together scholars and practitioners interested in stand-up comedy from a range of academic disciplines, including but not limited to philosophy, performance studies, women’s and gender studies, African-American studies, theatre, art history, and culture studies.  In addition to academic papers, comments, and discussion, the conference also includes workshops, an open mic night, roundtable discussion with comedians, and stand-up comedy performances.…See More
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Theatre of the A-human at Goethe University, Institut of Theater, Film and Media Studies

February 12, 2016 at 2pm to February 13, 2016 at 6pm
Symposium on occasion of the 20th anniversary of Heiner Müller’s deathFrankfurt am Main, Goethe-University, Institut of Theater, Film and Media StudiesFebruary 12-13, 2016The symposium departs from plays, essays, letters, manuscripts and stagings of Heiner Müller addressing the a- or inhuman limit of the human by introducing figures of animals, angels or fabulous creatures or by ways of writing and appearing which one might call non-human: Choruses, landscapes of letters, ghosts, images.…See More
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Theatre as Critique Congress of the Society for Theatre Studies, Frankfurt and Gießen, 3.-6. November 2016

Theatre as CritiqueCongress of the Society for Theatre Studies, Frankfurt and Gießen, 3.-6. November 2016Organisers: The Institute for Applied Theatre Studies, Justus Liebig University Gießen (Professor Dr Gerald Siegmund), and the Theatre Studies Chair of the Institute for Theatre, Film and Media Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (Professor Dr Nikolaus Müller-Schöll), in collaboration with the Hessian Theatre Academy (HTA), the Frankfurt LAB and the Künstlerhaus Mousonturm.Under the…See More
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"Have you read Tzachi Zamir's essay "Unethical Acts"(The Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 63, No. 251 April 2013)?  The essay would seem quite relevant to your concerns. "
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Street Theatre

Hopefully, there are people researching this phenomenon. I am starting this group in order to see if there is interest in the following questions/topics:What is the defining characteristic of street theatre?Is street theatre a political form of art? Is it only (conservative) entertainment or does it play a more interesting role?History of street theatre.The future of street theatre.Public spaces, communal spaces.Please join the group and share your research, ideas, publications and proposals!See More
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