A playwright has to build their story within their allotted two hours of stage traffic. We are taken on a guided ride from which we glimpse what the playwright chooses, forming our layers of knowledge through which we are manipulated. Often we are privy to the internal thoughts of a character which contrast with their public utterances: e.g., Rosalind/Ganymede, Angelo, or Richard III. Our prescient view makes Macduff's seemingly banal inquiry about his wife and children emotive fire.
Bertolt Brecht was confronted with the alien throughout his life. He was exposed to it everywhere he lived, and in all venues he inhabited, he was as a stranger among strangers. Furthermore, he made the experience of the alien into the linchpin of his entire artistic project. Brecht’s intensive confrontation with the alien is more relevant now than ever in an era when, on a daily basis, fear and hatred of foreigners continue to demonstrate a fundamental inability to live among strangers even (or especially) in a period of increasing globalization and of societies affected by migration.
The Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed Metropolitan Museum Journal invites submissions of original research on works of art in the
The high cost of a college education and the persistent worries about both immediate and future employment opportunities have resulted in students and their families doubting the value of the humanities, and all too often, the value of a college degree.
General Call for Papers - Fall 2019
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, political science, history, anthropology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.
In the wake of a renewed interest in the theoretical framework developed by Arnold Van Gennep and Victor Turner, the conference will focus on liminality as an aspect of falling. Further to Gennep’s theory on liminality as an intermediate, ambivalent social zone, Turner regarded liminality as being characteristic of inter-structural, “betwixt and between” situations, of ambiguity and transition.
Line. Bridge. Body: Call for Participants
The Journal of Applied Arts & Health is seeking book reviewers for the following texts:
“Playing for Time Theatre Company: Perspectives from the Prison”, edited by Annie McKean and Kate Massey-Chase
H-Celebration: Current Affairs Discourse
Our call for ideas is open to all and we would love to hear your ideas about the Haka, a traditional and diverse Maori dance performed in sports, weddings, ceremonies, celebrations and other public occasions.
Topic: ‘The Christchurch Massacre’
The H-Celebration network is deeply saddened by these tragic events and our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends in their time of sorrow and loss.
JOSA Vol. 51
Asian Puppetry: Traditions and Transitions
Deadline: September 30, 2019