Call for Submissions – Body and Awareness (Series title: Ways of Being a Body)

Call for Submissions Body and Awareness (Series title: Ways of Being a Body) (Previous titles in the series: Nine Ways of Seeing a Body and Body and Performance) edited by Sandra Reeve Details I am editing an interdisciplinary collection of writings which seeks to articulate authors’ experiences of ‘the body and awareness‘ in movement, performance, walking art, dance and somatic practices. My…

Call for Papers – Somatics and Performing Arts: experience’s frictions and its influence on higher education and contemporary culture

CALL FOR PAPERS Dossier: Somatics and Performing Arts: experience’s frictions and its influence on higher education and contemporary culture Journal Repertório: Year 22 – Number 31 (Dec 2018) Quarterly journal published by the Post-Graduate Program in Performing Arts of the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. Edited by the Post-Graduate Program in Performing Arts of the…

Call for Proposals – Critical Costume 2018, An international conference and exhibition

Critical Costume 2018 An international conference and exhibition   12th – 14th September 2018 University of Surrey  Theme: ‘Costume Ethics’ Deadline: 16th May 2018 criticalcostume.com There is something risky about costume. Acts of costuming can render bodies as highly visible, yet discourses of ‘the body’ all too often assign this distinctive agency to acting or systems of social…

Call for Proposals – International Conference: Laban’s Philosophy and Theatre Practice

Please see CfP’s below for this International Conference: Laban’s Philosophy and Theatre Practice which will be held on 16th  – 18th July 2018 at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens, Greece. https://www.mcf.gr/index.php/en/our-news/international-conference-laban-s-philosophy-and-theatre-practice Post-doctoral Researcher Dr Kiki Selioni RCSSD, Labanarium and MCF have taken the initiative to organize a Labanarium event in Athens. The aim is to create an international event to…

Theatre, Performance and Philosophy Working Group: Call for contributions

TaPRA 2018: 5-7 September 2018, Aberystwyth University Theatre, Performance and Philosophy Working Group: Call for contributions Dialectics of dread and refuge In A Grammar of the Multitude, Paolo Virno asks how we might overcome the twenty-first century’s crises of politics, the systematic paralysis into which political action is continually falling. He also asks how we might find…

Call for Proposals – ASA 2018 Conference

An exciting opportunity where dance and health meets…submit a paper to the panel Movement therapy for mental health, during the ASA 2018 Conference on 18-21 September in Oxford. Please see abstract and submission guidelines below: https://nomadit.co.uk/asa/asa2018/conferencesuite.php/panels/6852 They are looking for a range of submissions and angles, so your work does not necessarily have to be based in…

Diaspora & Embodiments of Hope: Performances of Spirit & Sustainability

Diaspora & Embodiments of Hope: Performances of Spirit & Sustainability Centre for Performance Philosophy, PATS, University of Surrey April 19th 2018 Registration Now Open Booking: http://gsauk.org/events/research/diaspora-and-embodiment-hope The Centre of Performance Philosophy present a half-day Symposium exploring and interrogating a diverse range of dance practices and other modes of embodied resilience in response to Western modernity and globalization. Key…

PhD – Community performance and gestures of migration

The PERFORMANCE LABORATORY brings together UGA’s performing arts, geography-urban studies and computer science communities to produce innovative performance as research. This new interdisciplinary community of 41 academics will allow the development of cutting edge art research, digital documentation, performance literacy tools and innovative forms of material and immaterial heritage. This will push the very boundaries of the scientific disciplines…

Call for proposals – Reaching | Outreaching

Reaching | Outreaching Loughborough University London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 9 June 2018    The language of ‘outreach’ shapes conversation on university and artistic life, from ‘strategic visions’ to arts council applications. But what does it mean to reach out? What is the discourse on outreach as a gesture – an act and effect? In On Being…