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
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
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
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
The deadline for application for the MA International Dramaturgy is 1 March 2015, (1 February for those applying for scholarship). For more information and online application procedure, visit the program website. Scholarships for non-EU citizens must be applied for directly on the Nuffic website.
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
Volume 6 Issue 2 of Popular Entertainment Studies Journal is now out. The special issue is entitled, “Negotiating the Entertainment Business: Theatrical Brokers at the Turn of the 20th Century”. My article, “Brokering Sonic Modernities: migrant Manila musicians in the Asia Pacific, 1881-1948”, is included in the issue. You can download it here. Article… Continue reading
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?
Dr. Barbara Titus is organizing the STIMU Symposium at the Utrecht Early Music Festival this summer entitled “The past is a foreign country…”. Come join us! On 30 August, I will be talking about the mediality of music and their migration through time and geographic space taking into account the case of the migrant Manila Musicians…. Continue reading
Next week, I will be at the Universität Konstanz to give a guest lecture at the Symposium on Modern and Contemporary History organized by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Osterhammel. I will be talking about a chapter on my dissertation, “Echoing Modernities: Music and Theatre in Manila and the Asia Pacific, 1869-1948” 11 November 2014 Kolloquium Neuere… Continue reading