Journal article

Contemporary Queer Theatre and Performance Research: A Forum by the Queer Futures Working Group. Introduction

Alyson Campbell, Fintan Walsh

Theatre Research International | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

Abstract

The Queer Futures working group had its first formal meeting at the International Federation for Theatre Research's annual conference at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in 2010. That year those gathered decided on our group's name, mindful of queer theory's temporal turn, but more fundamentally hoping it would signal a commitment to fostering queer research within IFTR for years to come. While some of us working on queer theatre and performance projects had found supportive homes in other working groups in the past, there was a sense among the founding members that a working group specifically dedicated to queer research was long overdue, in order to adequately respond to the range an..

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