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Roger Cook on Wed, 3 Aug 2005 09:37:51 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime-ann> [call] Transversalities conference at the University of Reading


There are still some places for delegates at the conference:

Transversality: Crossing Disciplines, Cultures and Identities -
September 16-18 September 2005.

The University of Reading
The Departments of Film, Theatre & Television and The Department of Fine
Art


Keynote speakers include
Philip Auslander
 Liveness

>From Acting to Performance: Essays in Modernism and PostModernism.

Presence and Resistance: Postmodernism and Cultural Politics in
Contemporary
American Performance.

Performance: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies.


Jean Fisher
freelance writer on issues of contemporary art practice and
multicultural
debate and former editor Third Text


Bryan Reynolds
Performing Transversally: Reimaginging Shakespeare and the Critical
Future

Becoming Criminal: Transversal Performance and Cultural Dissidence in
Early
Modern England
Playwright and founder of the Transversal Theatre Company


Susan Hiller
A major survey exhibition of Hiller's career to date initiated by BALTIC
Centre of Contemporary Art, Gateshead (2004) has recently toured to
Museu
Serralves, Porto (2004) and the Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (2005).

Other exhibitions include
Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde (2002);
Gagosian Gallery, New York (2001);
Artangel, The Chapel, London (2000);
Her most recent exhibition 'The J-Street Project' was at the Timothy
Taylor
Gallery, London (2005).

She will be 'in conversation' with the art critic Ian Hunt.
Invited Performer
Aaron Williamson
Writer, choreographer and performance artist. Profoundly deaf,
Williamson
has evolved a physical approach to realising texts, where vocal,
gestural
and signed language combine with his uniquely exertive approach to
performance. He has toured extensively in Europe and America. Most
recent
work: Wild Boy, The Showroom, London, April-May 2005. Publication: Aaron
Williamson, Hearing Things, Bookworks
There is a full programme of papers, performances, screenings and
installations.

 Further information is at:
http://www.rdg.ac.uk/fineart/Conference/mainpage.htm

 Lib Taylor
-- 
Lib Taylor         
Head of Department 
Department of Film, Theatre & Television
The University of Reading
Bulmershe Court
Reading RG6 1HY



Telephone:
Direct Line 0118 378 5877
Department Office 0118 378 8878
e-mail: l.j.taylor {AT} reading.ac.uk


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