Asian Theatres and the Western World: Culture,Alterity and Representation

Venue: Medleycott Hall , Centre For Performance Research

Location: Thrissur, Kerala, India

Event Date/Time: Oct 10, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 01, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Dec 30, 2007
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conference themes
Asian Theatres and cultural interventions in the West.
Western theatre and the modern Asian theatres: mimesis or mimicry?
Adaptations and Transformations in theatres
Intercultural and the intracultural in theatre.
Asian Diaspora and its theaters in the West
Alterity and theatre studies in the United States
Rethinking ‘Asian Theatres’
History of Asian theatres in the West.
Asian traditions, Westernized practices in theatre
Culture, counter culture and interculture.
Pedagogy and performance in Asian theatre and Western Academia.

Call for Papers
Conference papers are invited from academics, scholars and
practitioners for the international conference proposed to be held
on 12th and 13th, January 2008 at Thrissur, Kerala, India. The venue
of the conference, Thrissur is the city of “Thrissur Pooram” ( a
grant festival) and renowned as the cultural capital of Kerala. The
title of the seminar, “Asian Theatres and the Western World: Culture,
Alterity and Representation” defines a nexus of themes for discussion
pertinent to theatre practice in Asia and the West. Abstracts of the
papers should reach the Centre for Performance Research as e-mail
on or before December 1st,2007. Please e-mail your abstracts to
The Indian Centre for Performance Research
St.Thomas’ College
College Road, Thrissur
Kerala, India. 680001