Jens Peters


8th July 2011:

Dramaturgie an der Schnittstelle der Disziplinen

Humboldt Universität, Berlin

Together with Pauline Peyrade, I mapped the history of the term 'dramaturgy' and its use in Britain and France.

21st May 2011:

Dea Loher Symposium

University of Cambridge

My paper commented on specific needs in translating Dea Loher, using examples and problems from already existing English translations

5th May 2011:

Bloomsbury Adaptations

Bath Spa University

My paper analysed the differences between metaphorical and metonymical stagings in a range of stage and film adaptations of Virginia Woolf

18th April 2011:

Invisible Presences: Translation, Dramaturgy and Performance

Paper on Translation of Postdramatic Texts, Queen's University Belfast

The paper will evaluate the results and insights from rehearsing my translation of excerpts from Elfriede Jelinek's Rechnitz (Der Würgeengel) with two groups of actors and directors.

24th September 2010:

Young Plays: On the Situation and Texts of Young Dramatists in Contemporary Theatre

Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich

Paper Doomed to the staged reading? Young German dramatists in the UK at the conference