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Performing Tangier 2009 - Final Call - Papers and Proposals - Due Dec 31

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  • George F. Roberson
    Final Call - Papers and Proposals Due Dec 31 (for students Jan 15) Attendees welcome! Fifth Annual Forum Tangier International Conferences Performing Tangier
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 20 9:25 AM
      Final Call - Papers and Proposals
      Due Dec 31 (for students Jan 15)
      Attendees welcome!

      Fifth Annual Forum

      Tangier International Conferences
      Performing Tangier 2009
      --two concurrent conferences--

      1. Critiquing postcolonialism, performing cultural diversity
      Tangier: May 20-22, 2009
      Call for papers, acceptance guidelines, organizing committee, click here
      French Page d'Acceuil, click here
      2. Interconnection of performance cultures
      Tangier: May 23-24, 2009
      Call for Papers, click here
      French Appel à contributions, click here

      Preliminary Program Highlights

      Public events

      Concert & Reflection on World Youth Culture: May 22, 2009
      "Hip-Hop International Youth Culture in a Globalized World", click here

      'Kh' - a video performance installation, click here

      Alchemy de Tarik et Julia Banzi, click here

      Conference partners

      This event would not be possible without the support of our many partners, to view the list, click

      Regrettably a major past conference partner has announced they will not participate this year - USA Embassy and the participation of another is currently in doubt - Moroccan American Commission for Cultural and Educational Exchange (Fulbright)

      Additional partnerships available: $10,000 (title partner), $5000 (sub-title), $1000 (contributor), and in-kind partners

      Keynote speakers

      Featuring Prof. Dr. Erika Fischer-Lichte, preeminent authority on Performance Studies and Semiotics, Director of the Institute for Interweaving Performance Cultures at the Free University, Berlin, Germany, brief bio, click here

      Additional keynote speakers TBA

      Special recognition

      The inaugural panel will include the conferring of a special new recognition
      The ICPS Lifetime Achievement Award
      details to follow

      The closing panel will feature the awarding of the Annual Performing Tangier Prize
      to recognize outstanding contributions to the conference and the goals of ICPS


      Hip Hop artists from Morocco will perform a public event (sponsorship still available)
      more info to follow

      The German Goethe Institute of Casablanca-Rabat is sending experts
      more info to follow

      We're especially pleased to welcome new partner: Institute for Interweaving Performance Cultures, Free University, Berlin, Germany, click here

      Please, everyone contributes - even if by just forwarding our web link to one person, or all you contacts, to help spread our dialogue further afield

      Deadlines to participate are drawing near, for more information, click here

      Many hundreds of attendees will again be welcomed for just one event or for all the events (some events last year were standing-room-only) with people coming from all parts of Morocco and around the world (more than a dozen countries represented last year)

      Video Trailers from Performing Tangier 2008

      Audio-visual conference montage, click here

      Video trailer: "Tanger des Peintres Grey Room to Casabarata" click here

      New Book from Performing Tangier 2008

      Conference proceedings: Bowles, Beats, Tangier, click here

      International Centre for Performance Studies (ICPS) news and welcome page, click here

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