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Thinking Through Tragedy and Comedy - SEyTA
Berlín, del 4 al 5 de diciembre de 2014. Primer simposio internacional del Performance Philosophy Working Group ‘Tragedy and Comedy: Genres of Dramatic Thought’. Reune a investigadores de disciplinas como la filosofía, la literatura, el teatro y los estudios performativos. A Symposium on Performance Philosophy and the Future of Genre December 4-5, 2014 At the ICI Berlin Keynotes/ • Simon Critchley The New School • Erika Fischer-Lichte Free University Berlin • Hans-Thies Lehmann Goethe University Frankfurt/Main Panelists/ Russell Ford Elmhurst College Rupert Glasgow Independent Scholar Joachim Küpper Free University Berlin John Morreall College of William and Mary Nikolaus Müller-Schöll Goethe University Frankfurt/Main Freddie Rokem University of Tel Aviv Jennifer Wallace Cambridge University Stephen Wilmer Trinity College Dublin About the Symposium/ Tragedy and comedy describe manners of action as well as modes of thought. Philosophy’s interaction with tragedy is well established while comedy has remained, until recently, something of a stepchild. As performance enters the disciplinary rivalry between theatre and philosophy, we have to stake out new ground for the encounter with tragedy and comedy. It seems both apt and timely to break down oppositions between dramatic genre and performance as event. Instead, the suggestion …