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citation/Olsen/HeartoftheTelling

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Michelle Olson, “Heart of the Telling”  Olson’s article is written lucidly and kinetically. It is bold and unrepentant. This efficient piece offers a real challenge to institutions, funders, researchers, audiences and practitioners, as Olson implicates the national theatre scene in a broader politics of settler-colonialism and within histories of Indigenous…

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Job Posting: Scenic Designer/Artist @ University of Windsor

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 Department of Human Resources Employment Services   2019-13-33 — #244   UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR  NOTICE OF VACANCY  C.U.P.E. LOCAL 1393  POSITION TITLE: Scenic Designer / Artist  CLASSIFICATION/RATE OF PAY: Classification “VI” per Schedule A of the collective agreement DEPARTMENT: School of Dramatic Art  PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  The purpose of the Scenic Designer/Artist…

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Job Posting: Technical and Production Coordinator University of Windsor

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POSITION TITLE: Technical and Production CoordinatorCLASSIFICATION/ RATE OF PAY: Tentative Classification “V” per Schedule A of the Collective Agreement DEPARTMENT: School of Dramatic Art EXTERNAL UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR NOTICE OF VACANCY C.U.P.E. LOCAL 1393 PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The Technical and Production Coordinator [TPC] provides technical direction and will oversee and…

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Mòshkamo Industry Series at the NAC/Mòshkamo Série Industrie au CNA

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Please join us for the Industry Series portion of Mòshkamo: Indigenous Arts Rising at the National Arts Centre. During two and a half weeks of exceptional all-Indigenous programming celebrating Indigenous Theatre’s inaugural season, the Industry Series honours performing arts practitioners and scholars whose work impacts and shapes the way we make, see and receive Indigenous…

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décès de Jean-Cléo Godin

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Chers membres, Nous avons le regret de vous annoncer le décès de Jean Cléo Godin. Il a été membre fondateur de la Société d’histoire du théâtre du Québec (SHTQ), ancêtre de la Société québécoise d’études théâtrales (SQET) et président de 1977 à 1981. En 2009, l’association reconnaissait son apport à…

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Propositions de candidature / Call for nominations: CATR Lifetime Achievement Award AND Honorary Membership/ ACRT Prix Hommage ET Membre honoraire

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Propositions de candidature / Call for nominations: CATR Lifetime Achievement Award AND Honorary Membership/ ACRT Prix Hommage ET Membre honoraire DEADLINE: 15 February 2019 La version française suit. —- The Canadian Association for Theatre Research/ l’Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale invites nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award and Honorary Membership….

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CATR PhD Graduate Dissertation Promotion

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The Canadian Association of Theatre Research is dedicated to promoting the work of our emerging scholar members. As such, we annually invite recent PhD graduates (of the last 5 years) to share the accomplishments in their degree program by submitting details of their completed dissertations for promotion on the CATR…

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JOB POSTING: Department of Theatre, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, York University Indigenous Theatre and Performance Studies

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Indigenous Theatre and Performance Studies Deadline: October 1, 2018The Department of Theatre in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Indigenous Theatre and Performance Studies at the Assistant Professor level from outstanding Aboriginal (Indigenous) candidates (including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit). The position will commence July 1, 2019. All positions…

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Gatherings: Call for Submissions

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Announcing a new series of publications called ‘Gatherings,’ a Chapbook series co-edited by Stephen Johnson and Jenn Cole and printed by Jackson’s Creek Press. We are opening the call for submissions for the second issue. Please send short works that, in some measure and by some means, emerge from individual…

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Call for Applicants: Robert G. Lawrence Prize

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Robert G. Lawrence Prize: Call for Applicants DEADLINE: Monday, May 21, 2018 Send to: Natalie Alvarez at nalvarez@brocku.ca La version française suit. The Robert G. Lawrence Prize was established in 1995 by the Association to honour the memory and contribution of a valued member and friend. The prize recognizes the…

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Call for Papers – Performing the University: an anthology about the concept of the university as performance

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Call for Papers – Performing the University (working title) an anthology about the concept of the university as performance   Volume Editors: James Arvanitakis (Western Sydney University) Peter Copeman (University of Canberra) Amanda Burrell (Western Sydney University)   Universities are cultural entities, fashioned, refashioned and contextualised in specific social and…

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Job Posting: Allan Slaight Chair for the Study of the Conjuring Arts Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University

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Allan Slaight Chair for the Study of the Conjuring Arts Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University Carleton University invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the Allan Slaight Chair for the Study of the Conjuring Arts. This is a ground-breaking and exciting opportunity to develop a new…

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Call for Papers: Performance Matters 5.1 (2019), Special Issue on Dance Studies in Canada

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Call for Papers: Performance Matters 5.1 (2019), Special Issue on Dance Studies in Canada Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2018 BACKSPACE In this dance studies special issue, we explore the productive possibilities of backspace. We approach the back in multiple senses: spatial, temporal, aesthetic, and kinesthetic. Back-story, backstage, background, back-work: although it is…

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CATR2018: Calls for participants in seminars and working groups REMINDER (deadline Jan 15)

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CATR2018 Tuesday 29 May through Friday 1 June 2018 at the Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario CATR2018 is seeking participants for the following sessions. Click the links to go to the full CFP on the conference website: www.catr2018.wordpress.com/cfp/calls-for-participants/ WORKING GROUPS deadline 15 January 2018 Age…

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REMINDER: Call for Contributors Edited Volume: WHY DEVISE?

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Volume editors Heather Fitzsimmons-Frey & James McKinnon Devised theatre, performance creation, collective creation, performer-created theatre – by these or many other names, “devising” is increasingly visible in the global theatre industry, and as such it invites attention in post-secondary theatre studies and training contexts. How and why is devising embraced…

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REMINDER: Call for nominations for CATR Lifetime Achievement Award AND Honorary Membership/  Propositions de candidature : ACRT Prix Hommage ET Membre honoraire

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REMINDER: Deadline is January 15, 2018. — Call for nominations:   CATR Lifetime Achievement Award AND Honorary Membership/ Propositions de candidature : ACRT Prix Hommage ET Membre honoraire DEADLINE: January 15, 2018 La version française suit. —- The Canadian Association for Theatre Research/ L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtre invites nominations…

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REMINDER – Deadline: January 15, 2018 — Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) 2017 Scholarly Awards

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REMINDER – Deadline: January 15, 2018 — Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) 2017 Scholarly Awards:          The Richard Plant, Jean-Cléo Godin, Ann Saddlemyer and Patrick O’Neill Awards Guidelines & Call for Nominations La version française suit. Each year, CATR recognizes the accomplishments of its members and others in our field with…

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CFP: Tri-University Colloquium 2018

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4th Annual Tri-University Colloquium for Theatre and Performance Research University of Victoria, April 27 – 28, 2018 Return to the Phoenix Intersections and Interventions In 2018, the Tri-University Colloquium for Theatre and Performance Research returns to the Phoenix at the University of Victoria to begin a new cycle of presenting…

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CATR2018: Calls for participants in seminars, working groups, and curated panels

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CATR2018 Tuesday 29 May through Friday 1 June 2018 at the Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario CATR2018 is seeking participants for the following sessions. Click the links to go to the full CFP on the conference website: www.catr2018.wordpress.com/cfp/calls-for-participants/ WORKING GROUPS deadline 15 January 2018 Age…

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Call for nominations/Propositions de candidature

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Call for nominations:   CATR Lifetime Achievement Award AND Honorary Membership/ Propositions de candidature : ACRT Prix Hommage ET Membre honoraire DEADLINE: January 15, 2018 La version française suit. —- The Canadian Association for Theatre Research/ L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtre invites nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award and Honorary…

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TRIC/RTAC welcomes new managing editor Cassandra Silver

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Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches théâtrales au Canada (TRIC/RTAC) is pleased to welcome Cassandra Silver to our team as Managing Editor. Cassandra will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the journal as well as primary financial oversight. Cassandra replaces outgoing Executive Editor Barry Freeman. Our most sincere gratitude and appreciation…

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Call for Papers: “Digital Theatre in Canada”

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Digital Theatre in Canada, Volume 12 (May 2021) New Essays on Canadian Theatre Editor, David Owen General Editor, Roberta Barker PLAYWRIGHTS CANADA PRESS (CALL FOR PAPERS)  Contributions of are invited for a new anthology dedicated to the study of digital theatre in Canada. Abstracts defining proposed essays topics of 250 words should be submitted directly to David Owen by December 1st, 2017.  …

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CATR2018 conference CFP Open Papers

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Canadian Association for Theatre Research / L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT) Kingston, Ontario @ Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, Queen’s University Tuesday 29 May – Friday 1 June 2018 Call for Papers DEADLINE 8 DECEMBER 2017   La version française suit. Fieldwork: Excavations and Exchanges in Drama,…

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Call for Submissions: “Gatherings”

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Announcing a new series of publications called ‘Gatherings,’ a Chapbook series co-edited  by Stephen Johnson and Jenn Cole and printed at Coach House. We are opening this series with a first call for submissions of short works for consideration— works that, in some measure and by some means, emerge from…

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Job Posting: Assistant Professor (Theatre, Drama, Performance Studies), Thorneloe University

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Theatre and Motion Picture Arts – Assistant Professor (Theatre, Drama, Performance Studies) Thorneloe University Location: Ontario Date posted: 2017-09-08 Advertised until: 2017-10-08 The Theatre and Motion Picture Arts Program at Thorneloe University (federated with Laurentian University) invites applications for a Tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of…

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Job Posting: Assistant Professor – Indigenous Digital Arts and Performance, University of Toronto Mississauga

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Assistant Professor – Indigenous Digital Arts and Performance – 1701385 Job Field: Tenure Stream Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga Department: University of Toronto Mississauga Campus: Mississauga Job Posting: Aug 10, 2017 Job Closing: Oct 9, 2017, 11.59pm EST Description: The Department of English and Drama and the Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto,…

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Invite: History of Canadian Women Conference

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You are invited to attend a conference on: “Being Shaped by and Shaping Canadian Culture: The Margaret Eaton School (MES) 1901-1942” Held: 12 October 2017—Redeemer University College Speakers include Drs. Dr. Patricia Vertinsky, Anne Warner, Heather Murray, Ben Faber, and Catherine Gidney, plus graduate students Thomas Fabian and Kelsey Blair. Topics focus…

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Job Posting: Theatre Research in Canada Managing Editor

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Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches théâtrales au Canada invites applications to the position of Managing Editor.   TRIC/RTAC is the only peer-reviewed journal published in both official languages devoted to the study of theatre and performance in Canada. The journal, established nearly four decades ago, has a long tradition of publishing the work of diverse theatre…

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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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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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