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Staff in Drama are committed to encouraging dialogue between academics, practitioners, and the public.

We foster such dialogues through organising and contributing to a wide range of events. These include film and performance festivals, conferences and symposia, workshops, Q&As, interviews, and performances. The list of recent events below can be filtered by type of event and role of academic.

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Nadia Davids Organiser Sequins, Self, Struggle; Performing and Archiving Sex, Place and Class in Cape Town’s Pageants Conference 17-19 July 2015 17/07/2015
Nicholas Ridout Co-Curator

Curator

Performance and Politics in the 1970s, Whitechapel Gallery, London. Documentation here Performance 30 May 2015 30/05/2015
Shane Boyle Host Imag(in)ing Containers as Social Landscapes Conference 16 November 2015 16/11/2015
  Co-Convenor

Organiser

'Beyond the Postdramatic?' Working Session, American Society for Theatre Research, Portland Conference 7 November 2015 07/11/2015
  Co-Convenor

Organiser

'What Performs in Postdramatic Theater?' Working Session, American Society for Theatre Research, Baltimore Conference 22 November 2014 22/11/2014
Bridget Escolme Writer (Programme Essay) Royal Shakespeare Company, Measure for Measure, dir. by Roxana Silbert, Swan Theatre Performance 17 November 2011-10 March 2012 17/11/2011
  Lecturer Lecture delivered to the RSC acting company for the 2011-12 production of Measure for Measure, dir. by Roxana Silbert, Swan Theatre Performance November 2011 01/11/2011
  Advisor Royal Shakespeare Company, Richard III, dir. by Roxana Silbert, Swan Theatre (Bridget cut/edited and advised on the rehearsal text) Performance 22 March-15 September 2012 22/03/2012
  Writer (Programme Essay) Royal Shakespeare Company, Richard III, dir. by Roxana Silbert, Swan Theatre Performance 22 March-15 September 2012 22/03/2012
Dominic Johnson Curator Outside AiR Festival, a week-long festival of live art in the People's Palace, QMUL Festival 7-15 March 2010 07/03/2010
  Curator Outside AiR Festival, a week-long festival of live art in the People's Palace, QMUL Festival 8-12 November 2010 08/11/2010
  Curator Outside AiR Festival, a week-long festival of live art in the People's Palace, QMUL Festival 14-20 March 2011 14/03/2011
Lois Weaver Curator Outside AiR Festival, a week-long festival of live art in the People's Palace, QMUL Festival 7-15 March 2010 07/03/2010
  Curator Outside AiR Festival, a week-long festival of live art in the People's Palace, QMUL Festival 8-12 November 2010 08/11/2010
  Curator Outside AiR Festival, a week-long festival of live art in the People's Palace, QMUL Festival 14-20 March 2011 14/03/2011
  Lecturer Critical introduction to a series of films in the 'Unrestrained Indulgence' strand of the Film Fashion Festival, Tate Modern Festival, Preshow 4 December 2010 04/04/2010
  Interviewer Discussion with Liz Rosenfeld, Afterimage: Engagements with the Cinematic, INIVA Preshow 5 November 2010 05/11/2010
  Interviewer Discussion with Marisa Carnesky, Sacred festival, Chelsea Theatre Preshow, Festival 29 October 2010 29/10/2010
  Interviewer Discussions with Mark Ravenhill, A Life in Three Acts, Soho Theatre Preshow 13 and 22 February 2010 13/02/2010
  Curator A Feast for Open Eyes: Jack Smith, Institute of Contemporary Arts Festival 8-18 September 2011 08/09/2011
  Interviewer Discussion with Jonas Mekas accompanying Jack Smith's Flaming Creatures, ICA Festival, Preshow 7 September 2011 07/09/2011
  Interviewer Durk Dehner (Tom of Finland Foundation) in conversation with Dominic Johnson, ICA London Preshow 7 September 2013 7/09/2013
  Interviewer Discussion with Romeo Castellucci accompanying premiere of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio's On the Concept of the Face, Regarding the Son of God, SPILL festival, Barbican Theatre Festival, Preshow 21 April 2011 21/04/2011
  Writer (Programme Notes) Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio at Barbican BITE Performance 2-3 April 2009 02/04/2009
  Writer (Programme Notes) Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio at Tokyo Festival Performance 11-13 December 2009 11/12/2009
  Panelist The Gallery as Protagonist, Whitechapel Gallery Conferences 21 May 2009 21/05/2009
  Co-Curator Peopling the Palace, People's Palace, QMUL Festival 17-24 February 2013 17/02/2013
  Co-Curator Peopling the Palace, People's Palace, QMUL Festival 17-24 February 2013 17/02/2013
  Exhibitor (Video) Luminous Darkness, MIX 22 Festival of Queer Experimental Film and Video, Mix Factory, New York Exhibition 11-22 November 2009 11/11/2009
  Exhibitor (Photograph) SPILL Performance Tarot Exhibition, Looking Aside: Eventhood and the Documentation of Performance, Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University Exhibition 10 November-11 December 2009 10/11/2009
  Exhibitor (Video) Surreal Nightmares, SHUNT, London Exhibition November 2010 01/11/2010
  Exhibitor (Video) Luminous Darkness, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco Exhibition 2010 01/01/2010
  Exhibitor (Photographic Print) Bittersweet: Expressions of Love and Hate, Macroom Town Hall, Ireland Exhibition July 2010 01/07/2010
  Exhibitor (Photographic Print) Bittersweet: Expressions of Love and Hate, Doswell Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cork Exhibition 12 February-7 March 2010 12/02/2010
  Exhibitor (Video) Luminous Darkness, kinoKULTURE, Horse Hospital, London Exhibition 7 August 2010 07/08/2010
  Exhibitor (Suite of Photos and Installation) Fierce, Birmingham Exhibition 2010 01/01/2010
  Exhibitor (Photographic Print) Art for Survivors, Candid Galleries, Candid Arts Trust Exhibition 3-7 May 2011 03/05/2011
  Exhibitor (Photographic Print) SPILL Performance Tarot Exhibition, SPILL 2011, Barbican Arts Centre Exhibition 18-23 April 2011 10/04/2011
  Exhibitor (Video) Homoccult & Other Esoterotica, Radical Queer Semaine, Montreal Exhibition 2011 01/01/2011
  Exhibitor (Video in Group Exhibition) Mesures prosthétiques/Prosthetic Measures, Skopia Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland Exhibition 18 January-2 February 2013 18/01/2013
  Jury Member

Juror

Silver Baobab Award, Film Africa Festival September 2012 01/09/2012
  Jury Member

Juror

The Golden Rhino Mapungubwe Film Festival Festival 2-5 February 2012 02/02/2012
  Jury Member

Juror

The Golden Rhino Mapungubwe Film Festival Festival 22-25 September 2011 22/09/2011
  Co-Convenor

Organiser

Sex Worker Open University, QMUL Conference May 2009 01/05/2009
  Member of the Conferences Committee

Organiser

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) Conference 2008, Boston Conference November 2008 01/11/2008
  Member of the Program Committee

Organiser

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) Conference 2008, Boston Conference November 2008 01/11/2008
  Programme Chair

Organiser

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) Conference 2011, Montreal Conference November 2011 01/11/2011
  Organiser

Organiser

On the Margins of Technology symposium, Space Gallery Conference 29 January 2008 29/01/2008
  Organiser Democratising Technology Professional Development Seminar, Space Gallery Conference February 2008 01/02/2008
  Member of the Programme Committee

Organiser

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) Conference 2012, Nashville Conference November 2012 01/11/2012
Martin Welton Co-Organiser

Organiser

On Taking Care symposium, QMUL Conference 1 December 2012 01/12/2012
  Co-Director

Organiser

ArtsCross/DansCross research colloquium, Beijing Dance Academy Conference November 2012 01/11/2012
  Co-Chair

Organiser

Performing Mobilities colloquium, QMUL Conference June 2012 01/06/2012
  Co-Chair

Organiser

The Ends of Audience workshop, QMUL Conference 30-31 May 2012 20/05/2012
  Co-Director

Organiser

The Aesthetics of Elsewhere conference, QMUL Conference 11 August 2013 11/08/2013
  Organiser The Bridge Project Conference June-August 2004 01/06/2004
Paul Heritage Participant Dois Cavalheiros de Verona, Barbican Centre, London Performance 9 October 2008 09/10/2008
  Participant In Conversation with Declan Donnellan, Cheek by Jowl, Barbican Preshow 3 June 2008 03/06/2008
  Chair Post-show Discussion on Mental Health and Performance, Hysteria, St Barts Great Hall Preshow 12 June 2008 12/06/2008
  Jury Member

Juror

Gulbenkian Arts Participation Award Performance 2010 01/01/2010
  Participant Discussion with Sharad Sharma and Paul Heritage, Cartoon, Teatro e Música, Antidote Festival, São Paulo Festival 20 May 2010 20/05/2010
  Organiser Points of Contact Seminar, St Paul's Pavilion, Southbank Centre, London Conference 18 October 2010 18/10/2010
  Co-Curator Cultural Olympic and Paralympic Forum, Museu de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro Festival 17-19 April 2013 17/04/2013
  Co-Curator/Producer Unlimited Festival, Rio de Janeiro Festival 20-21 April 2013 21/04/2013
Aoife Monks Speaker English National Opera's Pre-Show Debates Preshow 2010- 01/01/2015
  Participant Pre-show talk, Favelisation, Barbican Preshow 27 September 2008 27/09/2008
  Participant Post-show discussion, Two Gents of Verona, Barbican Preshow 9 October 2008 09/10/2008
  Consultant Festival Brazil, Southbank Centre Festival 19 June-5 September 2010 19/06/2010
  Executive Producer Dance for Live Symposium and Royal Opera House Gala, Theatro Municipal Rio de Janeiro Conference February 2013 28/02/2013
  Co-Curator Democratising Technology: The Not Quite Yet Exhibit, Space Gallery, London Exhibition January 2008 01/01/2008
  Artistic Director and Co-Curator Performing Rights, festival of performance, QMUL Festival 14-18 June 2006 14/06/2006
  Co-Curator Performing Rights, Glasgow, National Review of Live Art, Glasgow Festival February 2008 01/02/2008
  Creator and Producer Everything You Wanted To Know About Live Art But Were Afraid To Ask, QMUL Conference May 2008 01/05/2008
  Creator and Curator [Long Table] Lineages, Memories, Legacies, 'The Pigs of Today at the Hams of Tomorrow' Symposium, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth Conference 22-24 January 2010 22/01/2010
  Creator and Curator [Long Table] The Artist, the People, the Place, Outside AiR Festival, QMUL Conference 9 March 2010 09/03/2010
  Creator and Curator [Long Table] Putting the People Back in the People's Palace, Outside AiR Festival, QMUL Conference 13 March 2010 13/03/2010
  Creator and Curator [Long Table] Autobiology, Science, and Autobiography, 'The Inside Story Festival', University of Wisconsin, Madison Conference 5 December 2010 05/12/2010
  Creator and Curator [Long Table] Live Art or Performance Art, US or UK, British Council Festival of UK Artists, PS 122: Performance Space, New York Conference 4 June 2011 04/06/2011
  Creator and Curator [Long Table] Performing the Real, in response to the work of Cuqui Jerez, PS 122: Performance Space, New York Conference 15 October 2011 15/10/2011
  Creator and Curator [Long Table] Austerity, Feminism, and Gender, Roehampton University Conference 7 February 2013 07/02/2013
  Organiser Workshop on Creative Hospitality as Public Engagement, ASTR Conference, Nashville Conference 3-5 November 2012 03/11/2012
  Organiser Doing Time, a workshop on durational performance in context of incarceration, PSI 19, Stanford University Conference June 2013 01/06/2013
  Organiser Public Address Systems, a workshop on performance and public engagement, CREATE, Dublin Conference March 2013 01/03/2013
Ali Campbell Organiser Embodied Emotions, a series of intensive interdisciplinary seminars on the history and theory of emotions Conference March 2010 01/03/2010
  Organiser London Lighthouse conference and presentation, QMUL Conference 2 May 2013 02/05/2013
  Deviser The Argument Room, a discussion streamed online around a topic that interacts with both the arts and social justice Performance Ongoing 01/01/2011
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