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TAZM Silence of Light

Studio ROSA from Poland presents TAZM Silence of Light, a performance, in the School of Arts' Jarman building: Saturday 20 September @ 7pm Sunday 21 September @ 6pm & meet the company @ 8 pm Based on This Blinding Absence of Light, an account by a former prisoner in Morocco who survived 18 years in the darkness of TAZMAMART Support by Univ...

15th September 2014

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Digital Image – Digital Art: ARC Seminar 22nd September 2014

The Aesthetics Research Centre is pleased to announce its next research seminar: Monday 22nd September, 4pm 6pm, Keynes Seminar Room 17, University of Kent Katherine Thomson-Jones, Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences Digital Image - Digital Art Abstract My paper explores the sense in which digital images are digital and how this bears on the proper appreciation of artworks that comprise digital images. Drawing on Goodman...

11th September 2014

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‘Playing Identities – Performing Heritage’ : Funding Allocation

'Playing Identities, Performing Heritage: Theatre, Creolisation, Creation and the Commons' is a two-year interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Scienze Storiche e Beni Culturali at the University of Siena, Italy (Principal Investigators), the Drama Department at the University of Kent, and four Academies of Dramatic Arts in Romania (University Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca), Spain (Institut del Teatre, Barcel...

9th September 2014

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Theatre and Adaptation: Return, Rewrite, Repeat by Dr Margherita Laera

We are delighted to announce the publication of Dr Margherita Laera's new book, Theatre and Adaptation: Return, Rewrite, Repeat, published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. Contemporary theatrical productions as diverse in form as experimental performance, new writing, West End drama, musicals and live art demonstrate a recurring fascination with adapting existing works by other artists, writers, filmmakers and stage practi...

9th September 2014

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Call for papers – Politics and Humour: Theory and Practice

A two-day interdisciplinary conference at The University of Kent Friday 16th and Saturday 17th January 2015. The School of Arts, University of Kent, is circulating the following call for papers for a two-day comedy conference taking place on 16 and 17 January 2015. This event will stimulate the dialogue between the theory and practice of comedy, and hopes to bring together theorists and practitioners, academ...

4th September 2014

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