Drama and Theatre Studies

event: Accessing New Technologies for Performance: Teaching Multimedia Performance in the 21st Century

08/05/2010

TaPRA New Technologies for Theatre and Performance Working Group Interim
Symposium

In 1921 the Stage printed an article that asked why the new ‘Kinema’ had not
remained part of theatre. The reasons offered centred on finance and lack of
skill in the training of directors to be able to integrate this screen based
phenomena with live actors.

Issues surrounding the appropriate training of performance makers in dealing
with ‘new’ technologies still abound and the digital age has brought an
unprecedented plethora of new presentation systems into the live [read more...]

Location

Theatre Workshop, the University of Sheffield
Sheffield
United Kingdom

new website Yiddish Sources

Dear friends and colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the launch of the new version of Yiddish Sources today. You can visit the website here:

http://yiddish-sources.com

Yiddish Sources aims to be a comprehensive source of information for those who are interested in using Yiddish materials in their research. The information is arranged in three main sections: reference, research and events. A new addition is the Yiddish Studies Bibliography, an online bibliography which lists relevant scholarly literature in the field of Yiddish Studies. [read more...]

event: THATCamp London

06/07/2010 08:30
07/07/2010 13:00

THATCamp is a user-generated “unconference” on digital humanities developed by the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University. This year, for the first time, a THATCamp will occur at the same time and same place as the DH conference — the world’s premere conference on the Digital Humanities, and we expect that having both together will spark exciting new ideas!

You need to apply to take part in the THATCamp. Find out more about it at http://thatcamplondon.org/. [read more...]

Location

King's Building, Strand Campus, The Strand King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

event: PIXILERATIONS: A showcase of digital media and interactive performance

30/09/2010
10/10/2010

PIXILERATIONS is a new media showcase in Providence, Rhode Island that investigates the state of new media arts through installations, concert performances and film/video screenings. It is part of the larger FirstWorks Festival (www.first-works.org ), a multidimensional performing arts festival held in Providence each fall. Pixilerations is produced by FirstWorks in collaboration with the Rhode Island School of Design, Brown University, and the City of Providence's Department of Art, Culture + Tourism. [read more...]

Location

Providence, Rhode Island
United States

event: Preservation of New Media Art and Performance: group discussion

23/02/2010 10:30
23/02/2010 16:00

Small group discussion amongst invited participants to consider the challenges of successful preservation of new media art, digital art, and performance. We aimed to consider firstly the current situation in practice, thought and funding in this area in the UK, and then go on to identify opportunites for further research and concomitant funding.

A summary of the day's discussion is attached.

We hope to continue this conversation amongst new media art, digital art and performance practitioners, artists, researchers, collectors, curators and funders. [read more...]

Location

Glasgow G12 8QQ
United Kingdom
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