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CFP: Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies: "Decolonial Poetics and Pedagogies"

Started by Luciana da Costa Dias Oct 16. 0 Replies

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

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Knowing by singing: song, acoustic ecologies and the overflow of meaning - CfP RAI 1-3 June 2018

Started by Valeria Lembo Aug 30. 0 Replies

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

Tags: Voice, Sound, Embodiment, Ecology, Epistemology

Listening After Oliveros

Started by Ed McKeon Aug 17. 0 Replies

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

What does the structureless of shock look like?

Started by Jim Daly. Last reply by Bernard Roddy Feb 22. 1 Reply

You can't impose structure on shock, can you? Continue

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Playing with Virtual Realities - Performances and Symposium

Posted by Einav Katan-Schmid on November 18, 2017 at 13:14 0 Comments

PREMIERE Playing with Virtual Realities  
25. bis 28.01.2018 A research project of the Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung, Humboldt-University of Berlin   …
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looking or people/events/conferences etc

Posted by Veronica Marina Fazzio Welf on November 11, 2017 at 16:52 0 Comments

I am working on my Phd Thesis and looking for people that works with concepts of post humanism, post anthropocene & social sculpture, I am from Buenos Aires, based in Miami Beach, doing my phD in Plymouth University, UK...not sure if I should start a new group...any suggestions?

Aesthetics of Contemplation: Poetry Leaves

Posted by Jack Beglin on October 3, 2017 at 14:06 0 Comments

He met her in the foyer of a theatre, novel in her hand, clip board in his hand,

Market research on the tip of his tongue,…

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Greek Tragedy
Continental Philosophy
Deconstruction
Post 1945 European Theater

Hello! My name is Matthew Roberts. I am the Research Librarian for Comparative Literature, Critical Theory, English, and European Studies at the University of California, Irvine. In this role, I also serve as the Subject Specialist for the Critical Theory Archive, an archival collection that contains the papers of Jacques Derrida, Paul de Man, and many others prominent theorists and literary critics,

My interest in Performance Philosophy is varied. I completed my BA in Philosophy at DePaul University During this time, I developed a passion for Greek tragedy and its reception in German thought (e.g. Hoelderlin, Nietzsche, and Heidegger). This work ultimately contributed to my interest in more contemporary works of European theater, particularly those that break from naturalism. I completed my doctorate at Emory University, producing a dissertation on the work of Harold Pinter, Howard Barker, and Sarah Kane.

Though I am a professional librarian, I continue to conduct research in the fields of theater studies, performance studies, and continental philosophy. My scholarship appears in journals such as Modern Drama and Comparative Drama.

I look forward to establishing relationships with members of this community, and would welcome any opportunities to contribute to existing projects, discussions, or scholarly pursuits.

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