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broken heart syndrome

Started by Savannah Dalcourt. Last reply by advyl kuza Jul 11. 6 Replies

Giselle comes to mind, of course, but are there any other performance pieces which highlight death from a broken heart?Continue

Educational Journal of Philosophy

Started by Atanaska Cholakova Jun 5. 0 Replies

Dear friends,I am using the forum to announce that the Educational Journal of Philosophy, published by the Ministry of Education and Science in Bulgaria is gathering papers for our third volume this…Continue

Tags: Bulgaria, performance, publication, philosophy

Staging Moral Philosophy

Started by Matthew Hood. Last reply by Darla Migan May 21. 1 Reply

'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

Book Anouncement -MAxine Sheets-Johnstone "Putting Movement into Your Life: A Beyond Fitness Primer"

Started by Jodie McNeilly May 20. 0 Replies

The Phenomenology of Performance Group is pleased to announce the print publication of leading North-American phenomenologist of dance and movement Maxine Sheets-Johnstone's new book Putting Movement…Continue

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This Body is in Danger! Shift-shaping CorpoRealities in Contemporary Performing Arts

Posted by Aneta Stojnic on July 12, 2014 at 17:03 0 Comments

Call for proposals (book):



This Body is in Danger!



Shift-shaping CorpoRealities in Contemporary Performing Arts



Editors: Aneta Stojnić, Christel Stalpaert and Marina Gržinić



http://www.theaterwetenschappen.ugent.be/bodydanger



Book theme:



Changing corporealities in the light of:



1. Necropolitics - from Foucault through Agamben to Mbembe



2.… Continue

NEW BOOK SERIES FROM EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS

Posted by Kevin Curran on June 7, 2014 at 19:34 0 Comments

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Shakespeare and Philosophy

Editor, Kevin Curran (University of North Texas)

“Edinburgh Critical Studies in Shakespeare and Philosophy” takes seriously the speculative and world-making properties of Shakespeare’s art. Maintaining a broad view of “philosophy” that accommodates foundational questions of metaphysics, ethics, politics, and aesthetics, the series also expands our understanding of philosophy to include the unique kinds of theoretical work…

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Phantasm of the Scene. From Deleuze's Logic of the Sense to the Work of the Actor (paper presented at "What is Performance Philosophy. Staging a new field")

Posted by Fernando Machado Silva on June 6, 2014 at 23:07 0 Comments

Before I begin I must address an apology to you all. Perhaps you all have already lived this particular situation: you have pages and pages regarding your investigation, they seem to have a logic within them, how concepts play with others or are connected to others, but when faced with a strict economy of time and you need only to address one…

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Meeting philosopher performers at Berlin

Posted by Fernando Machado Silva on June 6, 2014 at 22:56 2 Comments

Hello everyone,

while i'm waiting for my PhD defense, I decided to move to Berlin (11th of June) and start a new life. This to say, to all our Berliner friends, I would like to meet them, discuss some ideas with them, and even help with their work and research if they would be interested. I'm trying to develop further the problem questioned on my PhD for a post-doc fellowship, but for most important is to be close to people working on performance philosophy. So, please get in touch…

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This working group is based at Brown University and explores the multiple facets of the relationship between philosophy, theatre, and performance. Themes currently under investigation include: philosophy and performance behavior; ontology and phenomenology; performance, politics, and the market; performance and pathology; philosophy and mise en scene; philosophy and film; (thought) experiments and performance; Wittgenstein; Husserl; Descartes and the post-Cartesian. See More
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Performance and Science Fiction

Science Fiction Studies has relied on performance theory in order to define itself.   For instance, the 'father' SF studies, Darko Suvin, relied on Brecht in the development of his definition of SF as the literature of cognitive estrangement. Later, Carl Freedman wrote of the effect that SF performs on the reader. And, more recently, China Miéville  draws from Austin in order to make a point that SF is 'something done with language by someone to someone' and then flirts with Stanislavski by…See More
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Call for papers conference DOES IT MATTER? at Ghent University in collaboration with Vooruit Arts Centre and CAMPO

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