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August 2020

Decolonising DMU Workshop for Professional Services Staff

21st August 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Microsoft Teams

These workshops aim to explore what Decolonising DMU means in your own working contexts. For example, what could decolonising mean for marketing and recruitment activities or security staff or #DMUGlobal staff?  How can you make your practices more inclusive? You will have an opportunity to discuss the meaning of ‘decolonising’ as well as to consider practical examples of what Decolonising DMU might look like in your own areas of professional practice. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE WORKSHOPS VIA THE MY…

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Decolonising DMU Drop-in Session

24th August 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Microsoft Teams

If you have any questions/queries or feedback about Decolonising DMU or how you might apply principles of decolonising in your own working practices, please feel free to drop in to speak to members of the Decolonising DMU team. These sessions are open to all members of staff (academic and professional services) and are intended to support the recorded briefings which have been made available and the workshop sessions (you can sign up to the workshop sessions via MyDevelopment). Please follow…

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September 2020

Decolonising DMU Workshop for Academic Staff

9th September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Microsoft Teams

This workshop aims to get you thinking about what Decolonising DMU means in your own working contexts. For examples, what could decolonising the curriculum mean to you?  How can you make your learning and teaching more inclusive? You will have an opportunity to discuss the meaning of ‘decolonising’ as well as to consider practical examples of what Decolonising DMU might look like in your own areas of professional practice. PLEASE BOOK VIA THE MY DEVELOPMENT TAB

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Decolonising DMU Drop-in Session

16th September 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Microsoft Teams

If you have any questions/queries or feedback about Decolonising DMU or how you might apply principles of decolonising in your own working practices, please feel free to drop in to speak to members of the Decolonising DMU team. These sessions are open to all members of staff (academic and professional services) and are intended to support the recorded briefings which have been made available and the workshop sessions (you can sign up to the workshop sessions via MyDevelopment). Please follow…

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Decolonising DMU Workshop for Professional Services Staff

21st September 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Microsoft Teams

These workshops aim to explore what Decolonising DMU means in your own working contexts. For example, what could decolonising mean for marketing and recruitment activities or security staff or #DMUGlobal staff?  How can you make your practices more inclusive? You will have an opportunity to discuss the meaning of ‘decolonising’ as well as to consider practical examples of what Decolonising DMU might look like in your own areas of professional practice. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE WORKSHOPS VIA THE MY…

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December 2020

Performance Process and the Politics of Multilingualism – a two part round table discussion

14th December 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Online
Free

On the Economics and Politics of multilingualism in contemporary theatre and translation practices Monday 14th December, 6 – 7.45pm GMT book via Eventbrite. This next event in our Borderlines 2020-2021 Seminar Series involves a collaboration between DMU’s Drama, Dance and Performance Studies Research Institute, the University of Central Florida and Reflections on Contemporary Performance Process (Julia Listengarten and Alissa Clarke’s new book series for Bloomsbury Methuen Drama). Julia and Alissa are developing a virtual companion for their book series, Reflections…

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Performing multilingualism in and against the extremes Monday 21st December 6 – 7.45pm GMT

17th December 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To join this second part of our roundtable discussion, which is free, please book through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/performance-process-and-the-politics-of-multilingualism-part-two-tickets-131264663141   Speakers: Adela Karsznia is an independent researcher, translator, and editor. She received her PhD in Theatre from the University of Wrocław, and has professional diplomas in Translation (UNESCO centre for Translation Studies and Intercultural Communication) and Cultural Management (Association Marcel Hicter/Polish National Centre for Culture). She is former international publishing coordinator at the Grotowski Institute (2005–12) and her research-writing and translations have…

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Performing multilingualism in and against the extremes Monday 21st December 6 – 7.45pm GMT

21st December 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To join this second part of our roundtable discussion, which is free, please book through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/performance-process-and-the-politics-of-multilingualism-part-two-tickets-131264663141   Speakers: Adela Karsznia is an independent researcher, translator, and editor. She received her PhD in Theatre from the University of Wrocław, and has professional diplomas in Translation (UNESCO centre for Translation Studies and Intercultural Communication) and Cultural Management (Association Marcel Hicter/Polish National Centre for Culture). She is former international publishing coordinator at the Grotowski Institute (2005–12) and her research-writing and translations have…

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January 2021

Ayanna Thompson, Arizona University – On Protean Acting in Shakespeare: Race & Virtuosity

January 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

From the early modern period, actors have been praised for being "protean" when they perform cross-racial impersonations. This talk will think through that legacy and how virtuosity in acting is implicitly and explicitly racialized. Speaker Ayanna Thompson (Arizona State University) Biography Ayanna Thompson is director of the Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies at Arizona State University. She is the author of Shakespeare in the Theatre: Peter Sellars (Arden Bloomsbury, 2018), Teaching Shakespeare with Purpose: A Student-Centred Approach (Arden Bloomsbury, 2016), Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race,…

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Amanda Shuman, Transnational and International: Athletes and sports networks in China under Mao

January 13 @ 6:00 pm

Date: 13 January 2021,18.00-19.00 UK time This International Sports' History and Culture (@ICSHC) research webinar is part of the Decolonising DMU project Dr Amanda Shuman is a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the University of Freiburg (Germany). She received her PhD in East Asian History from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and researches the politics of socialist sport in Mao’s China. She has published a number of articles on sport, politics, and diplomacy. She is also the primary administrator…

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