New deadline for abstract and proposal submission is Friday 21st September 2012.
Given that the organisers have received many inquiries and expression of interest, they have decided to extend the abstract and proposal submission to Friday 21st September 2012. Furthermore, abstracts and proposals submitted beyond the deadline can still be considered provided that there still space for presentation.
The conference ‘AUSTRAL + ASIA ‘Cultural Space, Theatricality and the Performance of Asia in Australasia‘ is the inaugural event of the Asian Performance Research Cluster, and the first annual themed conference sponsored by the Monash Asia Institute.
Conference dates: 15 -16 November 2012
Venue: Performing Arts Centre (Building 68), Monash University Clayton Campus
This conference seeks to define theatre, performance, and cultural spaces in Australasia. We would like participants in this event to engage with the theatricals and performatives that situate Australasia in Asia and Asian theatre and cultural performance in Australia.
Keynote speakers include
- Dr Paul Rae, National University of Singapore, and co-director, with Kaylene Tan, of spell#7 performance (www.spell7.net)
- Paschal Berry Daantos, independent Filipino-Australian writer and dramaturge
Submission Process: We invite community-based artists, practitioners, researchers, policy leaders, academics and students to submit an abstract related to the stated themes for this conference. We seek paper/research participation as well as new ways to stimulate a discussion such as a reflection on a creative or critical practice of an individual’s or theatre group’s experience or a short performance that responds to questions related to the conference theme. Papers must be no more than 20 minutes long when presented, and will be followed by a 10 minute discussion. Workshops or performances must be in the range of 30-40 minutes, followed by a 10 minute discussion.
Please email an abstract of no more than 300 words for a short paper and 300-500 words proposal for a workshop or a performance plus a short biography to Reagan.Maiquez@monash.edu or Tharanga.Dandeniya@monash.edu. Please indicate in the subject of your email “Conference Australia”. The deadline for all proposals is Friday 21 September 2012.
Publication: Current negotiations are underway for a possible publication of high standard papers in an online refereed journal based on the School of English, Communication and Performance Studies at Monash University, especially those from postgraduate researchers. We will be in contact with all participants regarding this matter after the conference.
Registration: Participating individuals must register to attend the conference (AU$60). Registration includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea on both days, as well as a conference kit. Pre-registration is to be made online as there will be no handling of payment on the days of the conference, and the event will be catered. Online registration will be available soon.
For further details, please visit http://arts.monash.edu.au/ecps/conferences/austral-asia/
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