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Réagir, créer, persévérer

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December 1, 2020 Appel de communications Réagir, créer, persévérer : les initiatives culturelles québécoises au temps de la COVID-19 Colloque les 10, 11, 12 et 13 mars 2021Événement en ligne organisé par le CRILCQ et son équipe Recensement d’initiatives culturelles mises en œuvre en temps de la COVID 19. Chercheurs…

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Jan. 8, 2021: CATR E-roundtable on Indigenous Theatre and Research Methods

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November 30, 2020 Dear members of the CATR, MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!  January 8th, 2021  Time TBA  CATR E-roundtable on Indigenous Theatre and Research Methods  Moderator: Deneh’Cho Thompson   This panel is accompanied by a short online performance from Thirdspace Edmonton Playback Theatre, a BIPOC collective focused in ‘playback’ theatre. Thirdspace uses a…

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Nov. 3 E-Roundtable Online

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November 10, 2020 The recording of the CATR e-roundtable on conducting research during COVID-19 (Nov. 3, 2020) is now available. It is posted on our YouTube channel in two parts, available here: PART ONE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lW_Og79skg8&feature=youtu.be PART TWO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLOmDYZ52TA&feature=youtu.be *** L’enregistrement de table ronde virtuelle de l’ACRT sur des activités de recherche…

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CATR 2021: Call for Proposals (Deadline Dec. 1, 2020)

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November 5, 2020 CATR-SQET 2021 – June/July2021, Online Relay Conference Crisis and Recovery: Theatre and Performance Before and After the Global Pandemic Call for Papers and Organizers The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our professional and personal lives, deeply affecting every member of our organizations and our field in general. Theatre and…

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CATR Grants Scholarships Announcement

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Oct. 19, 2020 The CATR Grants and Scholarships Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 CATR awards! Here is the committee’s video announcement celebrating this year’s recipients – https://youtu.be/zj64q9FJSa8 – with more information available on the CATR Website under Grants & Awards. Le Comité des subventions et…

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Employment Opportunity: Playwrights Guild of Canada

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Oct. 19, 2020 The Playwrights Guild of Canada is currently searching for its next Executive Director! “The Executive Director will be a strong advocate for Canadian playwrights providing consistent, competent and innovative leadership. The ED will be responsible for implementing the goals and priorities of the PGC. The Executive Director…

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Oct. 1 E-Roundtable Online

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Oct. 5, 2020 The recording of the CATR E-RoundTable on teaching online courses in theatre practice (Oct. 1, 2020) is now available.  Follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdvx5toHy_E&feature=youtu.be L’enregistrement de table ronde virtuelle de l’ACRT sur l’enseignement de la pratique théâtrale en ligne (1er octobre 2020) est maintenant disponible. Suivez le lien : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdvx5toHy_E&feature=youtu.be

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Job Posting: Sheridan College

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Oct. 4, 2020 Two full-time positions have opened up at Sheridan College (located just outside of Toronto) in the Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance program. One is dedicated to ‘Professor, Music Theatre Performance (Acting)’ and the other is ‘Professor, Music Theatre Performance (Vocal).’ Please see links below for more…

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29th Annual FOOT Conference

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Sept. 23, 2020 Bordered States 29th Annual FOOT Conference Call for Proposals Proposals Due: Monday, October 19, 2020 The 29th annual Forum of Original Theatre/Theory/Thought (FOOT) conference at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies invites proposals on the theme of Bordered States. As we navigate…

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Sept. 1 E-Roundtable Video Online

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Sept. 7, 2020 The recording of the CATR E-RoundTable on teaching theatre history and theory online (Sept.1, 2020) is now available.  Follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiJDAr1-U3E&t=5169s The next round table will be on October 1, between 4 and 6 p.m. (Ottawa time), stay tuned for more information.   L’enregistrement de table ronde virtuelle de l’ACRT sur l’enseignement…

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CTEC’s Monday Night Tea-Time

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Sept. 7, 2020 On behalf of the Canadian Theatre Educators Conference (https://www.canadiantheatreeducatorsconference.com/):CTEC is hosting a weekly Tea-Time on Monday nights: an informal, judgment-free space for support and encouragement. Drop in whenever you’d like to ask for help, to share ideas, to celebrate your victories, and (every now and then) to indulge in…

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Partition/Ensemble – Signed Music Panel

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August 27, 2020 The organising team of Partition/Ensemble is thrilled to announce that the plenary session “Signed Music and the Deaf Musicians” is now LIVE! You’ll find here the video of the session (in ASL and LSQ) as well as the ASL/English and LSQ/French transcripts, videos of the performances referenced…

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Annual CATR Conference Survey

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August 24, 2020 Dear CATR/ACRT membership, Below you will find a survey about our annual conference that we are very eager for you to fill out. The first part of the survey asks about your hopes for future iterations of the event, and the second part asks you to register…

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American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowships

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August 21, 2020 ACLS fellowships are available to any scholar, regardless of membership in ASTR or any other organization: “ACLS welcomes applications from scholars without faculty appointments and scholars off the tenure track.” The application deadline is September 30, with notification in March 2021. Please see the ACLS website for details. https://www.acls.org/Competitions-and-Deadlines/ACLS-Fellowships#eligibility

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CFP – “Decolonizing Dramaturgy”

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August 13, 2020 Dear Colleagues, Please see below the call for papers for an anthology on “Decolonizing Dramaturgy” forthcoming from the Routledge Focus on Dramaturgy series.Please contact Prof. Taiwo Afolabi directly with your proposals and questions.  Feel free to share this CFP with others who might be interested. ***Routledge Dramaturgy…

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ASTR Commons

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August 13, 2020 Dear ASTR Colleagues and Friends,  Welcome to the ASTR Commons. The Commons is a virtual space where scholars and artists at every stage of their careers can connect with each other, offer their expertise, and share resources. It complements work already underway by ATHE, MATC, ATDS, and other…

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Partition/Ensemble: Dernière journée du symposium

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August 9, 2020 Last day of Partition/Ensemble: Lucky #13  (en français ci-dessous) Dear P/E Participants, It’s hard to believe that the Partition/Ensemble symposium comes to an end today. Our collaborator and advisor, Peronik Hébert Basile, does us the honour of closing this symposium in a silent presentation that ushers us into her…

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Partition/Ensemble: Final Events

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August 7, 2020 Hello everyone, The symposium is almost over! Until then, have you paid a visit to Jean-Paul Quéinnec, Andrée-Anne Giguère, and Pierre Tremblay-Thériault’s Habitaciones: Amazonian Phonography? Sponsored, for the occasion, by the Cole Foundation, their ‘cylinder’ will allow you to create your own heterogeneous partitions by positioning yourself…

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Partition/Ensemble: Tomorrow’s Live Events

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August 6, 2020 Dear participants, The symposium is what it is thanks to people working “backstage.” Among them, Linna Qin, our super assistant who describes here the making of the event workbook. Good job and thank you, Linna! Two live events will take place tomorrow: 1) While Anand Rajaram’s performance had…

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Partition/Ensemble: ‘Performing Feminism in Networked Spaces Online and Offline’

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August 5, 2020 Hello everyone,First, please note that Julie Sermon’s keynote, entitled “Partitional Regions and the Distribution of the Sensible,” is now available in three formats: video (French and LSQ), transcript (French and English), and podcast (English). You can access these documents here:https://partitionensemble2020.com/contrees-partitionnelles-et-partages-du-sensible-partitional-regions-and-the-distribution-of-the-sensible/ Also, the session “Performing Feminism in Networked…

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Partition/Ensemble: Latest News

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August 4, 2020 Good day Partition/Ensemble participants! How can we trace the dialogue between sound, light, play, and video? How can we transcribe the space left to the unpredictable, the unsayable, the sensitive, in the creation of a work? In what ways and to what degree can we evolve the…

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Partition/Ensemble: Events for Emerging Scholars

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August 3, 2020 Time obviously flies: the second week of the symposium is already well on its way! Emerging scholars, take note that the following three events are organized especially for you: Panel “Careers Beyond the Academy / Table ronde sur les parcours alternatifs” (bilingual, with same-language captioning) and two…

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Repercussion Theatre Job Openings

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August 2, 2020 Job posting: Artistic Associate Repercussion Theatre is seeking young artists to join our team! We are looking for artists who have been working in theatre for a few years, have an interest in engaging critically with classical work, and are invested in the Montreal (and surrounding area)…

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Partition/Ensemble 2020: Update

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July 30, 2020 If you missed Émilie Monnet’s keynote, you can access it here in the language of your choice:https://partitionensemble2020.com/je-suis-nee-libre-i-was-born-free/ Little reminder that the performance by Anand Rajaram that was meant to take place today has been postponed. That said, there are still many activities to take part in:https://partitionensemble2020.com/program/

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Partition/Ensemble 2020 – “Age and Performance: Expanding Intersectionality” Live Tomorrow

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July 28, 2020 Great conference by Émilie Monnet yesterday! And among the many asynchronous events taking place, tomorrow you can attend “Age and Performance: Expanding Intersectionality” live at 1pm (EST). If you want more info or wish to register:https://partitionensemble2020.com/age-and-performance-expanding-intersectionality-au-croisement-de-lage-et-de-la-performance/

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Call for Proposals – Rehearsing Racial Equity: A Critical Anthology on Anti-Racism and Repair in the Arts

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13 July 2020 Edited by Roxy Hornbeck and Jasmine Mahmoud, Assistant Professors, Seattle University In the arts sector, “racial equity” has — in the last 15 years — become a central language through which artists, as well as arts administrators, educators, policymakers, and scholars frame their practice. In Seattle, WA,…

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Message from ASTR

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12 May 2020 Dear ASTR Colleagues: We hope the members of our ASTR community along with their friends and families are well and safe in this extraordinary and challenging time. The Empowerment Committee was designed to advocate for an equitable and sustainable future of the fields of theatre and performance…

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Job Posting: Director of Performing and Fine Arts @ Douglas College

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Reporting directly to the Dean, Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts, this position is responsible for the overall leadership, strategic planning, student recruitment, enrolment management, operations, evaluation and collaborative management of the Performing Arts programs in the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts. This position provides academic leadership…

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2020 Board of Directors Election

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The CATR/ACRT requires a Board of Directors that includes one representative from each of the following geographical areas: Atlantic Region, Québec, Ontario, Prairie Region, Alberta and the Territories, and British Columbia. In addition, the Board will also include one francophone representative, two graduate student representatives, three Representatives at Large, and…

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Élections au conseil de l’ACRT – 2020

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Le conseil de l’ACRT compte un représentant de chacune des régions géographiques suivantes: les provinces de l’Atlantique, le Québec, l’Ontario, les Prairies, l’Alberta et les Territoires et la Colombie-Britannique. À ces représentants s’ajoutent un(e) représentant(e) francophone, deux représentant(e)s des étudiant(e)s des cycles supérieurs, trois membres sans désignation régionale, et un(e)…

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JOB POSTING: Departmental chair; open-ranked tenured position at Brock University, Ontario, Canada: Drama in Education / Applied Theatre

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This position is part of the BUFA (Employee Group) Careers are Built at Brock. As a Top Employer in Hamilton-Niagara, Brock University offers unique opportunities in leadership, teaching, research, student support services, and administration. We have a history of developing the strength and career potential of our employees. We are on…

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Job Posting: Assistant Professor, Acting and Directing @ York University

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Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream – Assistant Professor Discipline/Field: Acting and Directing Home Faculty: School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design Home Department/Area/Division: Theatre Affiliation/Union: YUFA Position Start Date: July 1, 2020 The Department of Theatre in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) invites applications for a professorial-stream tenure-track appointment in…

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Job Posting: Probationary Instructor @ Department of Theatre and Film at University of Winnipeg

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Probationary – Instructor – Department of Theatre and Film Job Number:U14.19Department:Theatre and FilmLocation:Winnipeg, MBJob Type:ContinuingClose Date:01/31/2020Professional Areas:FacultyDescription: #U14.19 DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND FILM VACANCY: PROBATIONARY POSITION IN FILM PRODUCTION The Department of Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg (www.uwinnipeg.ca) invites applications for a probationary position in Film Production at…

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Job Posting: Tenure-Track @ Department of Theatre and Film at University of Winnipeg

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor – Department of Theatre and Film Job Number:U13.19Department:Theatre and FilmLocation:Winnipeg, MBJob Type:Tenure TrackClose Date:01/31/2020Professional Areas:FacultyDescription: #U13.19 DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND FILM VACANCY: TENURE-TRACK POSITION IN PERFORMANCE STUDIES: ACTING The Department of Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg (www.uwinnipeg.ca/theatre-film) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Performance Acting at…

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Partition/Ensemble : SQET/ACRT 2020 — Partition/Ensemble: CATR/SQET 2020: Call for Open Papers, Demonstrations or Posters

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Partition/Ensemble : SQET/ACRT 2020 Appel de communications libres, conférences-démonstration ouprésentations par affiche (ENGLISH VERSION FOLLOWS) La Société québécoise d’études théâtrales (SQET) et l’Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (ACRT) organisent conjointement un colloque bilingue du 25 au 28 mai 2020, à l’Université du Québec à Montréal et à l’Université Concordia….

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Job Posting: Performance and Technology CLTA @ University of Toronto

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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) – Performance & Technology – 1904537  Job Field : Limited Term (Teaching Stream) Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science  Department : Centre for Drama, Theatre, Performance  Campus : St. George (downtown Toronto)  Job Posting : Oct 24, 2019  Job Closing : Dec 16, 2019, 11:59pm EST  Description…

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Partition/Ensemble : SQET/ACRT 2020 Appel aux responsables de groupes de travail

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La Société québécoise d’études théâtrales (SQET) et l’Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (ACRT) organisent conjointement un colloque bilingue du 25 au 28 mai 2020, à l’Université du Québec à Montréal et à l’Université Concordia. L’événement, qui a pour thèmePartition/Ensemble, se veut un lieu d’échanges autour des modes de composition,…

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Theatre Studies (Assistant Professor), Dept. of Theatre and Film University of British Columbia

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Theatre Studies (Assistant Professor), Dept. of Theatre and Film, University of British Columbia. The Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia seeks to fill a tenure track professorial stream appointment in Theatre and/or Performance Studies at the Assistant Professor level. We invite applications from outstanding candidates…

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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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