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

Started by Luciana da Costa Dias Oct 16, 2017. 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, 2017. 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, 2017. 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, 2017. 1 Reply

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

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Division of Labor - Denis Beaubois

Posted by Gabrielle Senza on February 23, 2018 at 0:36 0 Comments

I just came across Denis Beaubois, an Australian multidisciplinary artist whose work, Currency - Division of Labor might be of interest to researchers here.

It is a series of video/performance works that use the division of labor model in capitalism as a structural tool for performance.

From his website:

The Division of labour work explores…


The School of Making Thinking's Summer 2018 Residency Programs

Posted by Aaron Finbloom on January 9, 2018 at 15:01 0 Comments

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!




The School of Making Thinking hosts Summer Intensives for…


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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History, Memory, Performance

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History, Memory, Performance

Edited by David DeanYana MeerzonKathryn Prince

Palgrave, 2014

History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays…


MA Theatre Theory and Dramaturgy & MFA Directing for the Theatre, University of Ottawa

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At 16:52 on June 17, 2014, Anna Street said…

Dear Yana,

I'm so sorry to be replying so late -- I didn't see your message until today! We would be delighted for you to join the group. I'll send you an invite right away.



At 3:53 on March 31, 2014, Michael Fitzgerald said…

That sounds fascinating. I'm not all that familiar with exilic philosophy, except Heidegger's various considerations of 'homecoming through otherness". One of my research areas is the phenomenology of international development, central to which, as I see it, is the concept of the 'other', and also an aspect of socio-economic 'exile' in its origin in colonialism. (And, perhaps, and maybe more significantly, an aspect of environmental 'exile', although I haven't thought this through fully, yet.)

But I'm probably using 'exile' in a rather different sense.

At 2:27 on March 31, 2014, Michael Fitzgerald said…

Hi Yana,

Thanks for your message. I actually work as a consultant, so am not affiliated with any university. However, I have an ongoing connection with Carleton University, both as an alumnus and also because my wife is doing her Ph.D. there right now.

What brought you to this group? I found out about it through one of the philosophy listservs I subscribe to.

Kind regards,



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