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Platform Journal 12.2 Launch Event

  • Date 14 Mar 2019
  • Time 6pm
  • Category Other

Platform Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts vol. 12 no. 2: On Magic

Please join us for the launch event for the new issue on 14 March, 6pm, at 11 Bedford Square (room 1-01), Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 3RF.

The launch event is a great opportunity to learn more about Platform and to grab a (colour) print copy of the new edition. All are welcome.

The event will include:

     *  Introduction to the issue by Dr Sophie Nield (Royal Holloway)
     *  A Magical Performance by Dr Augusto Corrieri (University of Sussex)
     *  Plenty of food & drink


Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts vol. 12 no. 2, entitled ‘On Magic’, is now available online.

The 'On Magic' issue features the following texts:


'Abnormal Personages and Substantial Lumps: Theatre’s Dialectic of Fairy Magic and Human Work' by Martin Young (Queen Mary, University of London)'

'Sacred Staging: Dramatic Magic in the Medieval Mass' by Eleanor Bloomfield (University of Auckland)

‘I Am a Magician of Soap’: Alchemical Transformations Affecting the Biomedical Politics of HIV-Infection in Jan Fabre’s Drugs Kept Me Alive by Sylvia Solakidi (University of Surrey)

Creative Pieces

If I Return Will You Remember' by Pedro Manuel (Independent)

'Sieving Wax with Oil' by Graydon Wetzler (UC San Diego)

Performance Responses

Notorious by The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein, by Emma M. Chapman (Royal Holloway)

Jack and the Beanstalk by Joel Horwood, by Clio Unger (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama)

Book Reviews

Culture, Democracy and the Right to Make Art: The British Community Arts Movement edited by Alison Jeffers and Gerri Moriarty | Linford Butler (University of Manchester)

New Playwriting at Shakespeare’s Globe by Vera Cantoni | Jemima Hubberstey (University of Oxford)

Twenty-First Century Drama: What Happens Now edited by Siân Adiseshiah and Louise LePage | Karen Morash (Rose Bruford College)

We are looking forward to seeing you 14 March at 6pm to celebrate with you,
Julia and Lisa

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