|Event date||April 09, 2018 - April 13, 2018|
|Submission deadline||February 28, 2018|
|Host(s)||Freie Universität Berlin|
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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
“The Power of Immersion: Performance – Affect – Politics”
1st International Spring School, 9–13 April 2018, Freie Universität Berlin
Application Deadline: 28 February 2018
We are pleased to announce the 1st International Spring School on “The Power of Immersion: Performance – Affect – Politics”, organized by Rainer Mühlhoff (philosophy) and Theresa Schütz (theatre and performance studies) from the Collaborative Research Centre “Affective Societies” of the Freie Universität Berlin. In an intensive one-week workshop, we will discuss the multi-layered phenomenon of immersion, currently evident both as an aesthetic strategy and a power technique in many areas of contemporary western societies.
Topics/Fields of Study
Affect Theory, Reception Theory, Subjectivation, Aesthetics and Politics of Immersive Theatre, Philosophy of Social Science, Governmentality, Power Techniques
From the fields of theatre and performance studies, philosophy, affect theory and design practice we’re happy to announce contributions by (in alphabetical order):
Dr. Adam Alston (University of Surrey, Guildford)
Mathew Arthur (Vancouver)
Dr. Eva Holling (Justus-Liebig-
Dr. Robert Lepenies (Centre for Advanced Studies Justitia Amplificata, FU Berlin)
Dr. Gregory J. Seigworth (Millersville University of Pennsylvania)
Candidates are requested to apply to participate by 28 February 2018 by sending a short motivation letter (300 words), an abstract of their current research project or interests (400 words), and a CV. Decisions will be communicated by 6 March 2018.
Please send your application to powerofimmersion2018@gmail.