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The first International Conference of Centre for Performance Research
entitled â€œAsian Theatres and the Western Worlds: Culture, Alterity and
Representationâ€ will be held on 12th and 13th January 2008 at Thrissur,
Kerala, India. Major conference themes are:
â€¢ Asian Theatres and cultural interventions in the West.
â€¢ Western Theatre and the modern Asian Theatres: mimesis or mimicry?
â€¢ Adaptations and Transformations in theatres
â€¢ Intercultural and the intracultural in theatre.
â€¢ Asian Diaspora and its theaters in the West
â€¢ Alterity in theatre
â€¢ Rethinking â€˜Asianness â€™ in Theatres.
â€¢ History of Asian theatres in the West.
â€¢ Asian traditions, Westernized practices in theatre
â€¢ Reworkings and rewritings.
â€¢ Pedagogy and performance in Asian theatre and Western Academia.
â€¢ Asian (Indian, Japanese, Chinese, Burmese, Srilankan,
Singaporean, Pakistani, Indonesian â€¦) theatres in transition
Conference papers are invited from academics, scholars and practitioners.
Abstracts(200 words) of the papers should reach the Centre for
Performance Research as e-mail on or before December 1st,2007. Please e-
mail your abstracts and brief biographical note to C.S.Biju Ph.D.
[conference coordinator] biju_at_incpr.org or csbiju_at_rediffmail.com
The Centre for Performance Research
College Road, Thrissur
Kerala, India. 680001
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