Posts by "melejy"

Theater als Kritik

The German Theatre Studies Association (Gesselschaft für Theaterwissenschaft) will hold its 16th Congress with the theme: “Theater als Kritik” (Theater as Critique) on 3-6 November 2016. This year’s conference is co-organized by the Department of Applied Theatre Studies at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, the Institute of Theatre, Film, and Media Studies at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, and the Hessischen… Continue reading

Translocating Theatre Histories

The Global Theatre Histories Research Project holds its final conference entitled Translocating Theatre Histories on 19-21 August 2016. The event will conclude the project’s six-year run under the funding of the German Research Foundation (DFG), and will inaugurate the new Center for Global Theatre Histories in Munich. In the conference, I will be talking about… Continue reading

IFTR 2016: Presenting the Theatrical Past

The International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR) 2016 Annual Conference will be hosted by Stockholm University on 13-17 June 2016. This year’s theme will be “Presenting the Theatrical Past. Interplays of Artefacts, Discourses and Practices”. I am excited because it will be my first time in Sweden and I get to talk about some of the new materials… Continue reading

Learning Gong Semar Pegulingan

Gong Semar Pegulingan Rehearsals from habi on Vimeo.     This semester, gamelan master I Made Agus Wardana teaches Gong Semar Pegulingan (Balinese Gamelan) at the Musicology Department at the University of Amsterdam. It is meditative to be repeating the complex interlocking rhythms over and over until it becomes second nature to the mind and… Continue reading

Kolloquium Globale Theater und Mediengeschichte(n)

Prof. dr. Nic Leonhardt invited me to give a guest lecture on “Medating Modernities” as part of her lecture Kolloquium Globale Theater und Mediengeschichte(n) at the Institut für Medienkultur & Theater, Universität zu Köln, Germany. Perhaps see you there? 17 December 2015 Institut für Medienkultur & Theater, Universität zu Köln, Germany

Open Encounter: The Boat is Sinking? Addressing the Urgency of Artistic Cross-Cultural Dialogues

Saving the world with meals on wheels. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas? They’re not aliens, they’re Earth…liens! Stop talking, brain thinking. Hush. You know how I sometimes have really brilliant ideas?

You know when grown-ups tell you ‘everything’s going to be fine’ and you think they’re probably lying to make you feel better? All I’ve got to do is pass as an ordinary human being. Simple. What could possibly go wrong?