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Typologies féminines ibséniennes en contextes contemporains

Feminine typologies from Ibsen's works to contemporary contexts

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Published on Thursday, July 16, 2015 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

Bucharest University's Center for Image Studies welcomes paper proposals for the upcoming special issue of its publication Images. Imagini. Images. Journal of Visual and Cultural Studies, number 6/2016. This issue, dedicated to the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, is related to the international project Hedda's Sisters. Empowering Women Artists from Romania and Eastern Europe. The project was realized with the support of an Ibsen Scholarship, offered by the Norwegian Government, and it focuses on Ibsen’s feminine characters, aiming to use them as a tool to showcase contemporary women’s perspective and to empower Romanian women artists on the theater stage. 

Announcement

Publication

Images, Imagini, Images. Journal of Visual and Cultural Studies, Number 6/2016

  • ISSN 2247 – 7950 (Print)
  • ISSN-L = 2247 – 7950 (Print)

Images, Imagini, Images. Journal of Visual and Cultural Studieswelcomes high quality contributions in English, Romanian and French investigating topics in visual and cultural studies, history and theory of arts, philosophy and literature, visual anthropology etc.

The Journal’s aim is to ensure and develop an academic forum in the field of cultural studies, a discursive space in which debate and research can generate ideas that matter. We focus mainly on cultural practices that involve images and image making and we pay close attention to the connection between the visual dimension of different cultural products and the textual forms that grasp their meaning. Furthermore, we observe these products within the complex web of social structures that governs their existence.

Images, ImaginiImagesJournal of Visual and Cultural Studiesis a peer-reviewed periodical in Arts & Humanities, edited by the Center of Excellence in Image Studies (CESI), University of Bucharest.

Director of CESI: Professor Sorin Alexandrescu.

Editor

  • PhD Lecturer Cristina Modreanu

Argument

Possible research topics include:

  • Ibsen in contemporary staging
  • Reimagining the classics for the contemporary stage
  • Ibsen's influence on contemporary fiction and theater writings
  • Feminine characters in Ibsen plays

This issue is related to the international project Hedda's Sisters. Empowering Women Artists from Romania and Eastern Europe. The project was realized with the support of an Ibsen Scholarship, a prestigious grant offered by the Norwegian Government, and it focuses on Ibsen’s feminine characters, aiming to use them as a tool to showcase contemporary women’s perspective and to empower Romanian women artists on the theater stage (curator of the project: Cristina Modreanu).

Submission guideline

The editor welcomes abstracts (300-400 words) in English, Romanian or French

until September 13, 2015.

The editor will inform about the paper acceptance until October 1st 2015. Full-length articles should be sent no later than January 20th 2016.

Scholars in Theater Studies, Cultural Studies, Visual Studies, Feminist Studies or related areas are invited to contribute with articles reflecting their research and teaching interests, that will inspire the exchange of ideas and expertise across cultures and disciplines.

Contact

Adress: Center of Excellence in Image Studies, 5 Mihail Moxa Street, Sector 1, Bucharest, postal code 010961; phone/fax: +4.021.2125028.

Email: office@cesi.unibuc.ro.

Publisher: European Institute (Iaşi, Romania)

Places

  • 5 Mihail Moxa
    Bucharest, Romania (010961)

Date(s)

  • Sunday, September 13, 2015

Keywords

  • Ibsen, théâtre, femme

Contact(s)

  • Laura Marin
    courriel : volum [dot] salexandrescu [at] gmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Irina Rus
    courriel : irinarus89 [at] yahoo [dot] com

To cite this announcement

« Northern Lights », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Thursday, July 16, 2015, https://calenda.org/335044

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