012

In this episode, Sarah, Pannill, and Harvey discuss Julia Walker and Glenn Odom's article about Performance Studies and Modernist Studies, the place of applied theatre in TAPS, and 2017-18 season announcements from regional theatres. We also end up talking about the movie Arrival.

Links to some of things we discuss in this edition:

  • Julia Walker and Glenn Odom's article in the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, "Comparative Modernist Performance Studies: A Not So Modest Proposal"
  • Anne Basting's profile at the MacArthur Foundation website
  • The MA program in Applied Theatre at CUNY
  • American Theatre magazine's page listing Regional Theatre season announcements

011

In this edition, Sarah, Pannill, and Harvey welcome Jennifer Parker-Starbuck of the University of Roehampton in London to talk about TAPS in the UK. We also talk about the future of the NEA during the Trump presidency and David Hare's comments about "director's theatre" from Europe.

Links to some of the things discussed in this edition: 

  • Harvey Young's essay on arts funding and Republican leadership in Washington. 
  • Recent New York Times articles on the White House budget document proposing elimination of the NEA, and on arts programs responses.
  • Excerpts from a controversial interview with playwright David Hare. 
  • Duska Radosavljevic's response to Hare. 

010

In this first edition of 2017, Sarah, Pannill, and Harvey discuss Branislav Jakovljevic's book, Alienation Effects, the publication TheTheatreTimes.com, and uses of social media in theatre and performance academia.

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009

With special guest Henry Bial of KU, the co-hosts talk about Theatre Studies vs. Performance Studies in 2016, the ramifications of the Presidential Election for the profession, and the statistical tools administrators use to gauge academic output.

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008

Sarah, Pannill, and Harvey get together to discuss the 2016 job market, Emma Rice's departure from Shakespeare's Globe in London, and the ASTR conference in Minneapolis. This edition was recorded in Minneapolis, just before the 2016 election in the US. 

007

In this edition, Sarah, Pannill, and Harvey discuss Nicolas Ridout's book, Theatre and Ethics, trigger warnings in performance pedagogy, and issues related to race and casting in college theatre productions.

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006

In this edition, the co-hosts discuss dramaturgy on the campaign trail, the Call for the Future section of essays in Theatre Survey, and the classes they are currently teaching in the new term.

Links to some of the things mentioned in this edition:

  • Michele Volansky's article on the 2016 campaign in American Theatre magazine
  • CFP for the new journal, GPS: Global Performance Studies
  • The fourth edition of the new Theatre History Podcast at Howlround
  • The September 2016 edition of Theatre Survey with the Call for the Future section
  • The National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival meeting in October
  • The Spectatorship in the Age of Surveillance symposium at Bard College, September 2016

 

005

Our ATHE Special! In this edition, Sarah, Harvey, and Pannill discuss PSi 22 in Melbourne, Australia and the keynotes given by Bruno Latour and Rebecca Schneider, and past ATHE conferences. Plus, in our first live recording, the co-hosts welcome Brian Herrera, Charlotte Canning, and D.J. Hopkins to talk about their favorite texts for introductory courses.

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