Colloquia

Academic Year 2016/2017

  • Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 10 a.m. Evelyn Annuss: Migrating Masks
  • Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 10 a.m. Oliver Kontny: Beyond the Ineffable: Writing about Spirituality in Performance
  • Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 10 a.m. Ismael Ivo: Career as a Dancer
  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 10 a.m. meLê Yamomo: Interweaving Sounds: Migration of Modernities in the Early Global Southeast Asia
  • Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 10 a.m. Kedar Kulkarni: Literature in Public: Poetry and Drama before Indian Nationalism, 1790-1890
  • Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 10 a.m. Nora Amin: One-on-One Performance: Re-Defining Spectatorship
  • Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 10 a.m. Koffi Kôkô: What is behind the Mask That is My Body
  • Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 10 a.m. Saar Magal: Extinction/I'm Still Here: Performing the Histories of Tomorrow
  • Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 10 a.m. Jean Graham-Jones: Challenges of Theatrical Translations
  • Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 10 a.m. Balakrishnan Ananthakrishnan: Locating Modern Theatre as a Subject: The Indian Initiatives
  • Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 10 a.m. James Harding: Surveillance and Performance Post-Democracy
  • Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 10 a.m. Stephen Wilmer: Performing Statelessness by Subversive Identification
  • Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 10 a.m. Chetana Nagavajara: Literature Revivified: A Performative Contribution
  • Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 10 a.m. Jung-Soon Shim: After Leaving a Doll's House: Korean Receptions of Noraism in the 1920s and 1930s

Academic Year 2015/2016

  • Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 10 a.m. Nora Amin: A Talk about Her Work
  • Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 10 a.m. Navtej Johar: Deciphering Rasa: Understanding Performance Aesthetics through Linguistics, Poetics and Yoga
  • Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 10 a.m. Johanna Devi: Presentation of Her Work-in-Progress
  • Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 10 a.m. Danny Yung: In Conversation with Sin Cha Hong
  • Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 10 a.m. Paul Carter: Scripting Turbulence: Phonographies of Meeting
  • Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 10 a.m. Lynette Hunter with Nicole Peisl: Felt Sense as a Lodestone in an Interweaving Conversation
  • Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 10 a.m. Agota Revesz: The Contemporary Context of Traditional Chinese Theatre
  • Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10 a.m. Hanne de Bruin: Recycling Performance: Towards an Alternative Historiography of the Rural Stage in North Tamil Nadu, India
  • Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 10 a.m. Phillip Zarrilli: Beyond Discourses of ‘Pain’ and ‘Torture’ and toward ‘Compassion’ and ‘Exhilaration’ in the Work of the Beckett Actor
  • Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 10 a.m. Małgorzata Sugiera: Performance, Performative Acts, Performativity: Cultural Mobility of Words and Ideas
  • Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 10 a.m. Guy Cools: The Greek Moiroloi as a Template for Performing Mourning in Contemporary Performance
  • Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 10 a.m. Hanne de Bruin: RamaRavana: A Critical Interpretation of the Ramayana
  • Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 10 a.m. Jacqueline Shea Murphy: Radical Indigenous Dance: Choreographies of Activation
  • Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10 a.m. Aparna Dharwadker: Theorizing the Modern in Indian Theatre
  • Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 10 a.m. Tara McAllister: The Role of ‘Presence’ in Training Actors’ Voices: An intercultural approach using principles and practices of Korean p’ansori and the “natural/free” voice approach
  • Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 10 a.m. Tadashi Uchino: After the Quake: Some Reflections on Immediate Performative Responses to 3.11.
  • Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 10 a.m. Nora Amin: Theatre and Political Transformation in Post-Revolutionary Egypt: the Model of "An Enemy of The People"
  • Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10 a.m. Peter Boenisch: Institutional Dramaturgy: Analysing the "Gorki"-Situation
  • Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 10 a.m. Richard Gough: Augenschmaus - A Feast for the Eyes: Remembrance of Tastes Past (In Search of Lost Hospitality)
  • Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 10 a.m. Koffi Kôkô: Presentation of His Artistic Work
  • Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 10 a.m. Janez Janša: NAME READYMADE
  • Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 10 a.m. Jung-Soon Shim: Neoliberalism and Contemporary Korean Theatre
  • Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 10 a.m. Nanako Nakajima: This is (Not) the Aging Body in Dance: Tino Sehgal's Ann Lee and Robotization of Dancing Bodies in/from Japan
  • Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 10 a.m. Chetana Nagavajara: The Rise of the Intermediary

Academic Year 2014/2015

  • Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 10 a.m.Aparna Dharwadker: The Really Poor Theatre: Postcolonial Economies of Performance
  • Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 10 a.m.Magdi Youssef: Egyptian Theatre throughout the Ages
  • Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 10 a.m.Guy Cools: Akram Khan: The creative confusion of the migrating body
  • Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 10 a.m.David Savran: Celebrating the Great Tralala: Musical Theatre between Art and Entertainment
  • Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 10 a.m.Claudius Lünstedt: Crossing Boundaries - Notes from a Playwright´s Perspective
  • Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 10 a.m.Susan Foster: Dance and Labor
  • Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 10 a.m.Cody Poulton: Antigone in Japan: Some Theatrical Responses to Fukushima
  • Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 10 a.m.Nicola Savarese: Difficulties in Studying Theater and Its History throughout Cultures: Variations and Concordances
  • Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 10 a.m.Shen Lin: The Great General and Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Beijing People’s Art Theatre’s Production of Coriolanus in 2007
  • Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 10 a.m.Kuan-wu Lin: "An Opera with Olympic Flair" – "Turandot" Performances as Superlatives and Branding of Chineseness by Means of Self-Orientalism
  • Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 10 a.m.Khalid Amine: Performing the Memory of the ‘Years of Lead’ in Morocco
  • Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 10 a.m.Sruti Bala: The Micropolitics of Participatory Art
  • Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 10 a.m.Narges Hashempour: Contemporary Theatre and Performing Arts in Iran: Realist Illusion ─ Reality without Illusion
  • Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 10 a.m.Azadeh Sharifi: Postmigrant Theatre in Europe? ─ Some Critical Thoughts on Ascription and Self-Definition
  • Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 10 a.m.David Savran: Is Korean Music Theatre The Next Wave of Hallyu?
  • Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 10 a.m.Stephen Elliot Wilmer: Biopolitics in the Laundry: Ireland’s Unwed Mothers
  • Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 10 a.m.Nanako Nakajima: Throwing the Aging Body into the Fight: »An Evening with Judy« in Kyoto by Raimund Hoghe
  • Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 10 a.m.Chetana Nagavajara: Usurpation by the secondary: A Dramaturgical Shift

Academic Year 2013/2014

  • Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 10 a.m.
    Magdi Youssef: The Aesthetics of Self-Liberation: Performances by North African 'Sans Papiers' in France
  • Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 10 a.m.
    Richard Gough: Devouring Theatre: After Taste
  • Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 10 a.m.
    Catherine Diamond: Nature on Stage
  • Tuesday, 30 April 2014, 10 a.m.
    Lynette Hunter: Hanging out at the in-breath/the out-breath: Moments of Ar(res)t in performativity as rehearsal moves to performance
  • Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 10 a.m.
    Kuan-wu Lin: »Homecoming of a Cruel One« ─ Two Chinese »Turandots,« two Operas and two Concepts of Authenticity
  • Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 11 a.m.
    Richard Gough: Travelogues
  • Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 10 a.m.
    Hypatia Vourloumis: Fugitive Insistence: Performancescapes
  • Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 10 a.m.
    Peter Lichtenfels: Broken Words and Silence: Directing Ota Shogo's Plays
  • Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 10 a.m.
    Ananda Breed: Applied Cultural Forms in Central Asia
  • Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 10 a.m.
    Hana Worthen: Liberal Rationality and Theatrical Propriety: Thomas Ostermeier's Ein Volksfeind in the U.S.
  • Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 10 a.m.
    Jean Graham-Jones: Buenos Aires Artists and Contemporary International Performance Networks: Lola Arias Remaps the Real
  • Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 10 a.m.
    Paul Carter: The Dramaturgy of Turbulence
  • Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 10 a.m.
    Ric Knowles: Indigenous Knowledge, Contemporary Performance: A Dramaturgy of Decolonization
  • Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 10 a.m.
    Ayat Najafi: Stand-up tragedy
  • Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 10 a.m.
    Catherine Diamond: Dream in Hanoi
  • Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 10 a.m.
    Yoshiteru Yamashita: Psycho-cultural Analysis: George Tabori and Hideki Noda
  • Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 10 a.m.
    Chetana Nagavajara: University as Performance: A Thai Case Study

Academic Year 2012/2013

  • Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 10 a.m.
    Rabih Mroué: Counter Narratives
  • Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 10 a.m.
    Christopher Balme: Perspectives on Global Theatre History
  • Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 10 a.m.
    Navtej Johar: Dance, Yoga, and Urban Activism
  • Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 10 a.m.
    Maria Shevtsova: Interwoven Processes of Research for Performance:
    Teatr ZAR's Expeditions and 'Secret Knowledge'
  • Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 10 a.m.
    Shinya Takahashi: Modern Japanese theatre and the performativity of 'Silence'
  • Tuesday, 12 March 2013, 10 a.m.
    Ivan Medenica: Jozef Nadj and his Kanjiža: Memory and identity, private and political
  • Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 10 a.m.
    Avanthi Meduri: Dance, Heritage Festivals, and Globalization
  • Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 10 a.m.
    Lydia Haustein: Views on Contemporary Art in China: Performances between imagination and social initiative
  • Tuesday, 29 January 2013, 10 a.m
    Tian Mansha: Breath and Mindfulness in the Performing
  • Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 10 a.m.
    Stephen Barber: Performance, Film, Urban Space: Across/Between
  • Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 10 a.m.
    David Savran: Branding as Cultural Performance
  • Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 10 a.m.
    Chengzhou He: The Adaptation and Staging of Western Plays in Contemporary China
  • Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 10 a.m.
    Hypatia Vourloumis: Bad Athena: Notes on Crisis and Trans-Civic Cross-Cultural Imaginaries
  • Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 10 a.m.
    Shen Lin: Arrogant Intruder or Aspirant Interweaver:
    The Director’s Role in the Transformation of a Pre-dramatic Theatre
  • Tuesday, 18 September 2012, 10 a.m.
    Cristina Rosa: Democracy of Races
  • Tuesday, 11 September 2012, 10 a.m.
    Chetana Nagavajara : The »Lean Theatre« and Its Contribution to Contemporary Thai Performance Culture

Academic Year 2011/2012

  • Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 10 a.m.
    Carol Fisher-Sorgenfrei: Guilt, Nostalgia and Victomhood: Korea in the Japanese theatrical imagination
  • Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 10 a.m.
    Femi Osofisan: But then, what about the interwoven? – Notes from an African Playwright on the Global Circuit
  • Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 11 a.m.
    Michael Roes: Kabul City Faces
  • Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 3 p.m.
    Mansha Tian: Breath and Mindfulness in Performance
  • Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 10 a.m.
    Lynette Hunter: Risking Breath in Western Theatre: Performative analogues for self and agency
  • Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 10 a.m.
    Maria Shevtsova: This Step before the Next One – Towards Teatr ZAR
  • Tuesday, 24 January 2012, 10 a.m.
    Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak: Translating for Performance – Working with Jingju (Beijing “Opera”)
  • Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 10 a.m.
    Natascha Siouzouli: Placing Precarious Presence in Contemporary Theatre Practice
  • Tuesday, 10 January 2012, 10 a.m.
    Marta Elena Savigliano: Cartographies of Sensuality: Dance and Postexoticism in the Era of Globalization
  • Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 10 a.m.
    Peter Lichtenfels: Being the Text: Presence in the theatre of Tadeusz Kantor and Shogo Ohta
  • Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 10 a.m.
    Ivan Medenica: The work of Joszef Nagy
  • Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 10 a.m.
    Kimho Ip: A Movement in between the Centre and the Peripheral
  • Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 10 a.m.
    Nikhil Chopra: Grüntaler 9: Black and White, Grüntaler 9 Art-space, Berlin
  • Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 10 a.m.
    Sudipto Chatterjee and Proshot Kalami: Meeting the Man of the Heart
  • Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 10 a.m
    Sabine Sörgel: Transnationalism and Performance

Academic Year 2010/2011

  • Tuesday, 26 July 2011, 10 a.m.
    William B. Worthen: The written troubles of the brain: Writing Character, The Cognition of Performance and Sleep No More
  • Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 10 a.m.
    Nikolaus Wolcz: Looking into an actor’s notebook – or The Actor’s Zibaldone
  • Tuesday, 5 July 2011, 10 a.m.
    Aparna Dharwadker: Theatrical Modernity and the ‘Problem’ of Performance in India
  • Tuesday, 28 June 2011, 10.30 a.m.
    Hasibe Kalkan Kocabay: Migration Theatre
  • Tuesday, 21 June 2011, 10 a.m.
    Zvika Serper: The Use of Japanese Traditional Theatre Techniques and Aesthetics in Training and Directing
  • Tuesday, 31 May 2011, 10 a.m.
    Kazuo Fujino: German Opera in Japan
  • Wednesday, 25 May 2011, 10 a.m.
    Kaite O’Reilly: Your tongue, my lips: Alternative Dramatugies informed by a d/Deaf and disability perspective
  • Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 10 a.m.
    Friederike Felbeck: Everyman – literally speaking. Actors trespassing borders towards transcultural companies
  • Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 10 a.m.
    Jean Graham-Jones: Performing Argentina’s Femicons, Performing Evita
  • Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 10 a.m
    Phillip Zarrilli: Intercultural actor/performer training(s)
  • Tuesday, 26 April 2011, 10 a.m.
    Peter Eckersall: Performativity and Event: City Body, memory in 1960’s Japan
  • Tuesday, 19 April 2011, 10 a.m.
    Chetana Nagavajara: From Mutual Illumination of the Arts to Mutual Illumination of Criticism
  • Thursday, 14 April 2011, 3 p.m.
    Katherine Mezur and Peter Eckersall: Déjà vu and Affect in Japan-land: Robots, Butoh-media, dumb type, and Anime Fairy-tales (visual presentation)
  • Tuesday, 12 April 2011, 10 a.m.
    Katherine Mezur: Mobile Nationalisms and 'Stranger' Communities: Performing Japan, Berlin, and Places Between
  • Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 10 a.m.
    Natascha Siouzouli: Un/familiar landscapes – tragedy and festivals
  • Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 10 a.m.
    Helen Gilbert: Indigeneity: Performance, Politics, Belonging
  • Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 10 a.m.
    Gastón A. Alzate: Contemporary Mexican Political Cabaret
  • Tuesday, 18 January 2011, 1 p.m.
    Hasibe Kalkan Kocabay: Turkish theatre as a field for construction of identity
  • Tuesday, 11 January 2011, 1 p.m.
    Michael Gissenwehrer: The Olympic Ceremonies as a Century-Old Key Discipline of Theatrical Interweaving
  • Tuesday, 14 December 2010, 10 a.m.
    Margaret Werry: Nintendo Museum: Intercultural pedagogy, neoliberal politics, and a theatre without actors
  • Tuesday, 7 December 2010, 10 a.m.
    Friederike Felbeck: If, As, So – The Many Metamorphoses of Constantin Stanislavski
  • Tuesday, 30 November 2010, 10 a.m.
    Katherine Mezur: »Bodies in Translation and Transformation.« Cute Mutant Girls: Live Performance and New Media Art by Japanese Women Artists.
  • Tuesday, 23 November 2010, 10 a.m.
    Helen Gilbert: Indigeneity in the Contemporary World
  • Tuesday, 18 November 2010, 10 a.m.
    Yu Kuangfu: Kun-Ju Macbeth (video presentation)
  • Tuesday, 16 November 2010, 10 a.m.
    Dennis Kennedy: The Woven and the Unwoven: The Politics of the Intercultural in Contemporary Performance
  • Tuesday, 26 October 2010, 10 a.m.
    Klaus-Peter Köpping: Subversive performances as ludic forms of cultural criticism in ritual and theatrical frames
  • Thursday, 7 October 2010, 3 p.m.
    Farah Yeganeh: The Performance of the Green and the Iranian Recent Movement

Academic Year 2009/2010

  • Tuesday, 10 August 2010, 10 a.m.
    Hana Worthen: Rehabilitating Europe: Postwar Stages and Discourses of HUMANisms
  • Tuesday, 3 August 2010, 10 a.m.
    William B. Worthen: Shakespeare: The Textures of Performance Culture
  • Tuesday, 20 July 2010, 10 a.m.
    Zvika Serper: Interweaving of techniques and aesthetics of Japanese classical theatre into productions of classical Western plays
  • Tuesday, 13 July 2010, 10 a.m.
    Carol Fisher-Sorgenfrei: The Brothers Itō: Interweaving Art and Politics in Twentieth Century Japanese-Western Performance
  • Wednesday, 7 July 2010, 10 a.m.
    Ramona Mosse: Politics of rap music
  • Tuesday, 29 June 2010, 10 a.m.
    Holger Hartung and Gerko Egert: De-Scribing Site-specifiCity: Emily Jacir and Jacques Villeglé
  • Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 1 p.m.
    Farah Yeganeh: A Historiographical Study of the Permeation of Western Drama into Iranian Theatre
  • Tuesday, 15 June 2010, 10 a.m.
    Lina Saneh: Community vs. the Individual: Limits and Constraints of Performance Art
  • Thursday, 27 May 2010, 10 a.m.
    Nikolaus Wolcz: The »as if« of »ur-scenes«
  • Thursday, 29 April 2010, 10 a.m.
    Kaite O’Reilly: »Crip« Culture and »Alternative Dramaturgies Informed by a Deaf and Disability Perspective«
  • Thursday, 22 April 2010, 10 a.m.
    Chetana Nagavajara: When the Arts Come to the Humanities’ Rescue: A Thai Experience
  • Thursday, 15 April 2010, 10 a.m.
    Phillip Zarrilli: Told by the Wind: A Practice-Led Interrogation of ‘Quiet Theatre’ as a Site for Making and Reflecting upon Post-Dramatic Intercultural Theatre
  • Thursday, 25 March 2010, 10 a.m.
    Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento: Brazilian Group Theatre Through the Dictatorship and After: Rehearsing Community, Performing Resistance
  • Thursday, 18 February 2010, 10 a.m.
    Gitta Honegger: Translating Culture
  • Thursday, 28 January 2010, 10 a.m.
    Lina Saneh: Performance Art in Lebanon and the Arab World
  • Thursday, 21 January 2010, 10 a.m.
    Daryl Chin: The Post-Modern Pastiche in Current Cultural Discourse: Journey to the East
  • Thursday, 14 January 2010, 10 a.m.
    Esiaba Irobi: There is a Thief in All of Us: The Politics and Aesthetics of International Performance in the Age of Globalization
  • Thursday, 3 and 10 December 2009, 10 a.m.
    Discussion about: Postcolonialism – Globalisation – Migration – challenges for theatre productions
  • Thursday, 26 November 2009, 10 a.m.
    Daryl Chin: Three piches (lunch lecture)
  • Thursday, 19 November 2009, 10 a.m.
    Weijie Yu: From Kuo Pao Kun’s initial practice to Ong Keng Sen’s interweaving
  • Tuesday, 3 November 2009, 10 a.m.
    Theoretical Debate: Crucial notions to our research
  • Thursday, 22 October 2009, 10 a.m.
    Discussion about Rimini Protokoll’s »Radio Muezzin«
  • Thursday, 15 October 2009, 11 a.m.
    David Moss: Seeding the performative: The power of expectation
  • Thursday, 17 September 2009, 10 a.m.
    Stanca Scholz-Cionca: Invisible threads
  • Thursday, 10 September 2009, 10 a.m.
    Carol Fisher-Sorgenfrei: Twentieth century Japanese-Western performance

Academic Year 2008/2009

  • Thursday, 30 July 2009, 10 a.m.
    Reading texts of Dipesh Chakrabarty, Carola Dietze, Klaus-Peter Köpping
  • Thursday, 23 July 2009, 10 a.m.
    Shen Lin: Use of the Old and the Western in the Quest for a New and Chinese Theatre
  • Thursday, 2 July 2009, 10 a.m.
    William B. Worthen: The Textures of Performance Culture
  • Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 10 a.m.
    Nikolaus Wolcz: Interweaving experience in Romania, Germany and the US
  • Thursday, 11 June 2009, 10 a.m.
    Jacqueline Lo: Beyond happy hybridity: Contemporary Asian Australian cultural production
  • Thursday, 7 May 2009, 10 a.m.
    Stanca Scholz-Cionca: Japanese experiences
  • Thursday, 30 April 2009, 10 a.m.
    Weijie Yu: Instant-noodle-writing in Singapore
  • Thursday, 23 April 2009, 11 a.m.
    André Lepecki: Intransit
  • Thursday, 16 April 2009, 10 a.m.
    Femi Osofisan: Performance in an/Other Space: Recreating the Genre of European Crime Fiction in an African Context
  • Thursday, 26 March 2009, 10 a.m.
    Ramona Mosse: American hip hop culture’s and theatre
  • Thursday, 12 March 2009, 11 a.m.
    Weijie Yu: Lust – Caution: Acting between Reality & Illusion
  • Thursday, 4 December 2008, 9 a.m.
    Stanca Scholz-Cionca: Japanese Performance
  • Thursday, 20 November 2008, 10 a.m.
    Khalid Amine: Fields of Silence in Arabic Performance Studies – Emerging Sites of Research
  • Thursday, 13 November 2008, 10 a.m.
    Chetana Nagavajara: Staging prehistory: A Thai case study
  • Thursday, 6 November 2008, 10 a.m.
    Evelyn Schuler Zea: Translation Rituals: Detours in Northern Amazonia
    David Moss: Seeding the performative: The power of expectation
    Stanca Scholz-Cionca: Intertwined theatre cultures in contemporary Japan and the appropriation of native traditions
    Ramona Mosse: Hip hop, opera, and the politics of music