Giselle Garcia


9th October 2018:

Creative Practice PhD Forum

(University of Exeter, U.K.)

I presented my creative methodological approach to writing theatre histories.

21st September 2018:

Department of Drama Pre-Sessional

(University of Exeter, U.K.)

I presented a paper at the Methods Roundtable on walking and autoethnography for performance documentation and historiography.

August 2018:

Summer Institute Cologne 2018

(University of Cologne, Germany)

Poster Presentation on Adaptation and Walking

24th April 2018:

College of Humanities PGR Conference

Crossing Borders (University of Exeter, U.K.)

I presented a paper on how a psychogeography of Manila emerges from a trialectic of Shakespearean turns in the panel "Intellectual Encounters and Conflicts" 

7th November 2017:

DocPerform 2: New Technologies

Documenting Performance: The Future of Documents Project

(City, University of London U.K.)

I presented on the second day of the conference under the theme: "Where are we going?" where I looked at the subject position of the drama researcher as a walking dramaturg because the catalogue of such experience becomes a form of performance documentation in the archive of theatre histories. 

5th November 2017:

A Sense of Place: arts, enterprise and placemaking

(University of Bedfordshire, Luton, U.K.)

Presented on the Panel "Urban Gentrification and Arts Practice"

I presented a case study on a specific area in Metro Manila in the Philippines called "Teacher's Village" where the regenerative role of food in its gentrification relates to arts practice within the area. 

22nd September 2017:

Department of Drama Pre-Sessional

(University of Exeter, U.K.)

I presented a revised version of "Acts of Autopsy: A Performace Analysis of The Mousetrap: Anti-Hamlet" for the 2017 Department of Drama Pre-Sessional in the Research Panel: Performance in the World

20th May 2017:

The Past is Back on Stage

(Universite Paul-Valery, Montpellier, France)

Presented on the Panel "Through the Lens of Theater Companies"

I presented a paper entitled, "Acts of Autopsy: A Performance Analysis of The Mousetrap: Anti-Hamlet" discussing how the performance interrogates Shakespeare's Hamlet  and its relevance in Filipino theatre.

8th June 2016:

Idea Exchange: Tok! Tok! Talk! Conference at Karnabal Festival

(Metro Manila)

Forum Panelist on Performance Practices: Working with/in universities

23rd April 2016:

Asian Dramaturgs Network Inaugural Symposium

Mapping Out, In and About (Singapore)

Forum Panelist on "Mapping the Terrain" and "Dramaturgy in Action I: Practical Realities"

21st February 2014:

MNL X: Experimental Theatre Festival

(Cultural Center of the Philippines, Metro Manila)

Forum Panelist on "What kind of theater animal is dramaturgy?"

Graduate School Skills Workshops

August 2018:

Summer Institute Cologne 2018

Summer Institute Cologne 2018: Construction Sites

(University of Cologne, Germany)

Theatre Historiography Seminar Participant

Led by Tracy Davis and Peter Marx

27 August - 7 September 2018

15th March 2018:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 2 - Humanities

Four-week program that covered:

- teaching for interactive learning, teaching methods, using technology

- planning your teaching

- assessment principles and challenges

- marking and giving feedback

- practising teaching through an extended microteaching exercise

- evaluating practice and future professional development

12th January 2017:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Stage 1 - Humanities

One-day workshop aimed at discussing the foundational skills required for teaching students at a higher education institute.


9th December 2018:

IFTR (International Federation for Theatre Research) Conference Bursary

Awarded a conference bursary to attend the 2019 IFTR Conference in Shanghai, China

5th July 2017:

The Glynne Wickham Scholarship (The Standing Conference of University Drama Departments)

Received funding support for The Past is Back on Stage conference in Montpellier, France

May 2017:

The Past is Back on Stage Conference Bursary

Received funding support from EMMA, Universite Paul-Valery, Montpellier, France 

Awards and Recognitions

July 2018:

TaPRA Postgraduate Essay Competition

Shortlisted Essay: Acts of Autopsy