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Migration/Representation/Stereotypes: an International and Interdisciplinary Conference

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  This is to announce that MIGRATION/REPRESENTATION/ STEREOTYPES, an international and interdisciplinary conference, will take place on 28-30 April, 2017; at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Information about our key-note speakers: http://artsites.uottawa.ca/studies-migration/en/conference/key-notes/ special events and presentations:   http://artsites.uottawa.ca/studies-migration/en/conference/ is on the conference website.   The final program is available at: http://artsites.uottawa.ca/studies-migration/en/conference/conference-program/   Registration…

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News: Magnetic North Theatre Festival Cancelled

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Statement by Chair of the Canadian Theatre Festival Society Wednesday 22 March 2017 Magnetic North Theatre Festival Cancelled The Board of Directors of the Canadian Theatre Festival Society announced today that it is cancelling the Magnetic North Theatre Festival. The Festival was scheduled for 16-24 June 2017 in various arts…

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CATR/ACRT Awards 2017: Call for Nominations

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Un message en français suit. The CATR/ACRT conference awards were established in 2010 to support travel expenses for emerging scholars, theatre practitioners, and independent or underemployed scholars presenting at the CATR/ACRT annual meeting. There are four awards, valued at $500 each: • Theatre Practice • Outstanding submission for an open…

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Job Posting: UVic_Theatre History

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN THEATRE HISTORY Department of Theatre, University of Victoria RTR# 230-051 The Department of Theatre at the University of Victoria invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenure-track) in pre-nineteenth-century theatre history. The appointee will be responsible primarily for teaching…

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Invitation and Call for Papers

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In 1901 Emma Scott Raff founded The Margaret Eaton School of Literature and Expression, a school dedicated to educating women in Canada. The School gradually shifted its teaching emphasis to physical education and played a pioneering role from 1901-1942 in the development of theatre and physical education in Ontario and…

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CATR/ACRT statement of concern

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February 10, 2017 The Canadian Association for Theatre Research/L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale joins universities, academic societies, theatre companies, educators, and artists around the world, in expressing our concern and dismay surrounding U.S. President Trump’s recent executive order to temporarily suspend all refugee admissions and the subsequent barring of…

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CFP: National Theaters Around the Globe

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Any aspect of worldwide National Theaters (the institution usually manifest in buildings; not dramatic literatures). All periods: history, ideology, relation to culture industry, etc. 250 word abstract by 15 March 2017; Michael Schinasi (schinasim@ecu.edu). https://apps.mla./cfp_detail_9334 

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CATR/ACRT2017 Conference Call for Papers

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Canadian Association for Theatre Research Conference | ColloqueL’association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (La version française suit.) We would like to acknowledge this sacred land. It has been a site of human activity for 15,000 years. Takaronto has been stewarded by the Erie, Petun, Wendat, and Seneca First Nations, the…

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Conference CFP: Indigenous Expressions of Culture in Storytelling, Drama, Theatre and Performance

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A Conference Organized by the University of Silesia, Poland and the University of the Fraser Valley, Canada April 26-28, 2017, University of Silesia, Sosnowiec campus Indigenous Expressions of Culture in Storytelling, Drama, Theatre and Performance –Traditional and Contemporary Canadian and Polish Upper Silesian Perspectives. Confirmed Speaker: Tomson Highway (Cree) “Storytelling is…

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Poste contractuel en Études d`art dramatique (2017-2018)

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The English text follows the French ÉTUDES D’ART DRAMATIQUE Université York, Collège universitaire Glendon Le programme d’Études d’art dramatique du Collège universitaire Glendon, Université York, sollicite des candidatures pour un poste contractuel d’une durée d’un an, renouvelable jusqu’à concurrence de trois ans, en Études d’art dramatique. Entrée en fonction :…

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CFP for Untold Stories of the Past 150 Years

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Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation offers a pivotal moment not only to re-evaluate the dominant narratives that helped to shape Canadian national identity, but also to consider those narratives that, until recently, have been suppressed or held considerably less attention in public forums and debates. Many of the nation’s dominant stories and…

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Nominations for CATR Board of Directors 2017

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Hello CATR members, Please find enclosed the nomination forms for the election of the members of the CATR/ACRT Board of Directors for 2017. Nominations are sought for a two-year term (2017-2019) for the following positions: Vice President Atlantic region Ontario British Columbia Prairie region 1 X Graduate Student 1 X…

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CFP: CATR conference Toronto 27-30 May 2017

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Canadian Association for Theatre Research Conference | Colloque L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale La version française suit. We would like to acknowledge this sacred land. It has been a site of human activity for 15,000 years. Takaronto has been stewarded by the Erie, Petun, Wendat, and Seneca First Nations,…

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Post-Doc in Disability Studies and Social Innovation

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Some of you may be interested in this, or know someone who is: http://www.concordia.ca/research/students-and-postdocs/postdoctoral-fellows/horizon-postdoctoral-fellowships/1021.html Fellowship Description Research program title Confronting Able-ism: Social Innovation, Research Creation and Collaborative Media-Making Reference number 1021 Supervisor Kim Sawchuk and Giuliana Cucinelli Program description The purpose of the PDF, Confronting Able-ism: Social Innovation, Research Creation and Collaborative Media-Making,…

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CATR 2017 Scholarly Awards

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La version française suit. Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) 2017 Scholarly Awards           The Richard Plant, Jean-Cléo Godin, Patrick O’Neill and Ann Saddlemyer Awards Guidelines & Call for Nominations Nominations for the Richard Plant Award, the Jean-Cléo Godin Award, the Ann Saddlemyer and the O’Neill Award will be…

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Job Posting: University of Warwick, UK

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Head of School & Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Warwick, UK   The School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies at Warwick is seeking to appoint a Head of School & Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, commencing 3rd April 2017. The School incorporates the Department…

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Job Posting: Theatre Studies at UBC

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Theatre Studies (sessional teaching 2016W) Theatre Studies Program September 2016 to April 2017 (2016W Term 1 and Term 2) The Theatre Studies program, within the Department of Theatre and Film, is pleased to advertise openings for the 8 instructional months (September 2016 to April 2017) of the upcoming academic session,…

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Job Posting: Replacement Professor Theatre Studies at University of Ottawa

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(English text follows below) Professeur remplaçant ou professeure remplaçante  LE CONTEXTE L’Université d’Ottawa est situé au coeur de la capitale nationale et est entouré d’un riche éventail d’institutions culturelles. Au premier cycle, le Département offre un baccalauréat ès arts (B.A.) avec spécialisation approfondie en théâtre, un B.A. avec majeure, ainsi…

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Job Posting: Theatre Studies at University of Guelph

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COLLEGE OF ARTS THEATRE STUDIES: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR The School of English and Theatre Studies in the College of Arts at the University of Guelph invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Theatre Studies. This appointment will begin August 1st, 2016. The successful candidate must…

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Banff Away Day: 27 May 2016

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Hi CATR friends! I’m pleased to announce that our online booking portal for the Banff away day (Friday, 27 May) is now live! You may choose an option with or without lunch; the lunch provided, should you go that route, will be in the attractive canteen at the Banff Centre…

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Graduate Student Travel Funding

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Graduate students who present work in any of the annual conference sessions are eligible for travel assistance.  The Treasurer will have copies of the application form available at the conference, and a copy is available on the CATR website.  Applicants can usually expect to receive reimbursement at a level of…

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Ada Slaight Drama-in-Education Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT: Josée Duranleau | 416 652 7672 | josee@duranleau.com Young People’s Theatre Announces New $10,000 Ada Slaight Drama-in-Education Award CALL FOR APPLICATION Toronto, ON – In the interest of supporting and advancing the field of Drama-in-Education, YPT is excited to announce the Ada…

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CATR 2015 Conference Travel Funding Support

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Dear colleagues— Each year, CATR reimburses graduate students a minimum of 50% of the travel cost to our conference.  The CATR Executive has authorized the Treasurer, for this year, to provide additional funding to bring that reimbursement to 75%.  We do this to show solidarity and respect for our colleagues…

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CATR/ACRT Awards 2015: Call for Nominations / Prix d’excellence de l’ACRT/CATR 2015: mise en candidature

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CATR/ACRT Awards 2015: Call for Nominations Un message en français suit. (2015 Awards Committee: Nicholas Hanson (chair), Kim Solga, Roberta Barker, Glen Nichols) The CATR/ACRT conference awards were established in 2010 to support travel expenses for emerging scholars, theatre practitioners, and independent or underemployed scholars presenting at the CATR/ACRT annual…

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING EDITORIAL POSITION: EDITOR / APPEL DE CANDIDATURES: RÉDACTEUR EN CHEF

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING EDITORIAL POSITION: EDITOR APPEL DE CANDIDATURES: RÉDACTEUR EN CHEF* THEATRE RESEARCH IN CANADA/RECHERCHES THÉÂTRALES AU CANADA http://journals.hil.unb.ca/index.php/TRIC http://www.catr-acrt.ca/ EDITOR: The Management Board of THEATRE RESEARCH IN CANADA/RECHERCHES THÉÂTRALES AU CANADA invites applications for the editorship of its journal. TRIC/RTaC, publishes scholarly articles using the…

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In mourning for a great loss to our arts community…

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Most of you reading this message will already know of the great loss to the arts communities of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and all of Canada, in a tragic automobile accident on 11 February. Four of our own were lost, including Michael Green, co-founder and artistic director of One Yellow Rabbit…

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