29 November, 2019

The international symposium BRNO THEATRALIA CONFERENCE 2020, hosted by the Department of Theatre Studies, Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic), is dedicated to historical avant-gardes and their development in Czechoslovakia and in Europe. It will be held on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the foundation of the association of Czech avant-garde artists Devětsil.

We welcome proposals focusing on historical avant-gardes in all their artistic forms (theatre studies, performing arts, literature, translation, art history, cinema, photography,...) related to theatre. We propose the following topics:

  • new results of research concerning the European avant-gardes
  • new results of research concerning the Czech avant-gardes
  • the legacy of the Czech avant-garde theatre theory
  • contacts among the members of the Czech theatre avant-garde with the European avant-garde; cooperation projects
  • reception of the Czech theatre avant-garde in Europe
  • reception of the European avant-garde in the Czech milieu
  • translation (from or into Czech)


    Term: May/June 2020 – Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic

     https://btc.phil.muni.cz/conference-2020      theatralia.conference@phil.muni.cz



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