Registration is now open at Theatreagora.ca for Crisis and Recovery: Theatre and Performance Before and After the Global Pandemic, the 2021 joint online conference of the Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) and the Société québécoise d’études théâtrales (SQET).
This year’s conference features keynote addresses by Harvey Young (author of Embodying Black Experience and the forthcoming collection Theatre After Empire), Kevin Loring (N’lakap’amux from the Lytton First Nation in British Columbia, Artistic Director of Indigenous Theatre at the National Arts Centre of Canada), and Sylvie Chalaye (author of Race et théâtre : un impensé politique).
The conference features panels and roundtables on Indigenous Theatre Practice and Research, Performance and the Climate Crisis, Disability Justice, Black Lives Matter and Performance, COVID-era Digital Theatre, Québécois Theatre, Performing Queerness during COVID, and much more. We will also be launching new issues of Canadian Theatre Review, Theatre Research in Canada, and celebrating the first issues of Percées. Explorations en arts vivants, the new iteration of L’Annuaire théâtral. Revue québécoise d’études théâtrales.
The conference happens in three acts: June 10-11 hosted by the University of Ottawa, June 25-26 hosted by the Société québécoise d’études théâtrales, and July 8-9 hosted by the University of Manitoba.
Please register for the conference here. There are no fees to attend the virtual conference, but all attendees must register and be members of either CATR or SQET. You can become a member of CATR here. You can become a member of SQET here.
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