Read Tobias Becker’s report on the Emotional Journey’s conference held at the German Historical Institute in November 2015.
Upcoming conference presentations and public lectures
“Energizing the Past through Performance Workshop.” Canadian Association for Theatre Research. Calgary, AB. May 2016. Read the CFP here.
Previous conference presentations and public lectures
“’Too much tragedy in real life': Jean Margaret Davenport in the West Indies, 1840-1841.” Emotional Journeys: Itinerant Theatres, Audiences and Adaptation in the Long 19th Century. German Historical Institute, London, Eng. Nov. 2015. Read the abstract here.
“Clara Fisher’s Head: George Combe and the Phrenological Career of a Child Actress.” Bodies of Capital. Canadian Association for Theatre Research. Ottawa, ON. June 2015. Read the abstract here.
“Louisa Lane and Halifax’s Garrison Theatre, c. 1833.” Performance Historiographies Seminar, Canadian Association for Theatre Research, Ottawa, ON. June 2015. Read the abstract here.
“The Manager’s Daughter – or, the perils and delights of virtuosity.” Society for the History of Children and Youth. Vancouver, BC. June 2015. Read the abstract here.
“Precious Objects: The Material Culture of Nineteenth-Century Child Performers.” Guest lecture, MacKay Lecture Series, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dalhousie University, Nov. 6, 2014. Read the abstract here.
News article about MacKay Lecture. See here.
“Turning on the Methodological Blender: Auto-Ethnographic Performance Historiography?” CATR Performance History Seminar, Canadian Association for Theatre Research, Brock University, St. Catherines, ON, June 2014.
“Scrap Book #2: Object Lessons from Jean Davenport’s Caribbean Scrapbook, c. 1840,” Object Lessons Working Group, American Society for Theatre Research, Dallas, TX, Nov. 2013.
“Keyword = Hemispheric: Canadian Performance Genealogies Roundtable.” Canadian Association for Theatre Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, May 2013.
“Hemispheric Affects: Children Performing Empire in Jamaica and Newfoundland, 1830s-1840.” Victorian Studies Association of Ontario, Toronto, ON, April 2013.