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BRAZILIAN JOURNAL ON PRESENCE STUDIESRevista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença DECOLONIAL POETICS AND PEDAGOGIES CALL FOR PAPERS The Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies [Revista Brasileira de…Continue
We invite 250-word abstracts for an anthropology and interdisciplinary conference on the theme of 'Art, materiality and representation'. The event will be held at the Clore Centre, British Museum in…Continue
The School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies and School of Music at the University of Leeds are very excited to announce Listening after Pauline Oliveros: A Meditation.Thursday 12…Continue
Hi everyone! I help run an amazing interdisciplinary artist/thinker residency program called The School of Making Thinking based out of the U.S. and I wanted to share our summer programs and encourage Performance Philosophy ppl to apply (as I think many will find them quite interested :- )
see below! best, Aaron
The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…
My research project experiments with Arabic oral and dramatic traditions as forms of subjugated knowledges and sites of political disputation. This experimentation navigates beyond interest in Arabic discursive, literary and textual genres towards staging the embodied, enacted and ephemeral in relation to ways of thinking about politics and political subjectivity. Over the course of the project I aim to introduce the genre of ḥikāya (tale in Arabic) and the figure of the ḥakawāti (teller of tales) to interrogate how tragedy and comedy became the two constitutive genres of theatre; to trace how enduring renaissance understandings of folly become complicit in colonizing the fool as a universal figure; and experimenting with different "tellings" of the festival of ‘Ashura as a political tragedy (as opposed to the usual "readings" of classic Greek tragedies).
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