Deadline: Friday 20 April 2018
TAPRA Annual Conference 2018
Asian Performance and Diaspora Working Group
5-7 September 2018
CFP – Future of Intercultural Theatre: Pedagogy and Performance PracticeA discussion on cross-cultural performance interactions in the UK universities are more significant than ever within the changing political landscape of Britain. Critical debates on intercultural theatre has recently taken a back seat in the current academic discourse. A number of questions emerge in this context: Is intercultural theatre taught in UK universities? What is the methodological approach in devising and designing a course on intercultural theatre in the UK academia? How does cross-cultural and multi-ethnic performance practices influence and shape intercultural pedagogical practice in the UK? To what extent theatre training in the UK universities and schools of drama benefit from cross-cultural exchanges? Asian Performance and Diaspora working group intends to revisit the debate on intercultural theatre practice, this time from a pedagogical perspective and invites workshops, lecture demonstrations, reflections on teaching practice and paper presentations on the following broader themes, although not limited:
Please note: only one proposal may be submitted for a TaPRA event. It is not permitted to submit multiple proposals or submit the same proposal to several Calls for Participation. All presenters must be TaPRA members, i.e. registered for the event; this includes presentations given by Skype or other media broadcast even where the presenter may not physically attend the event venue.