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Thursday, September 5 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Working Group Session 3: Performance, Identity and Community

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Session Title: Labour, precarity and value


Nadine Holdsworth

No Optimism, Just Getting By: Inviting empathy through representations of precarious Labour in Contemporary British Theatre Whilst Jill Dolan’s seminal Utopia in Performance (2005) offers an invitation to regard the potentiality of theatre to rehearse a ‘better world’, it might... Read More →

Louise Owen

Money’s futurityWhat role does contemporary theatre play in shaping cultural understandings of money as a trans-historical given? This paper seeks to respond to this question through an analysis of two contemporary productions of Shakespearean dramas that each grapple with money... Read More →

David Calder

Disorderly Spaces for Uncertain Times: Street Theatre after BataclanThe state of exception sometimes referred to as the War on Terror is self-perpetuating: as an abstract concept, terror is unable to surrender, and as an emotion, terror is generated or intensified by the very war... Read More →

Thursday September 5, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm BST
Thornlea: White House 1