‘Theatre of Macao’: Eastern and Western Synergies and Imaginations


Date:

3 - 4 Nov 2015

Venue:

Black Box Theatre, E21

Description:

The first event of ‘Theatre of Macao’, an MYRG project led by Matthew Gibson and Katrine Wong, faculty members of the Department of English, brings international and regional scholars and practitioners to the University of Macau to give talks and conduct theatre workshops with a focus on theatre and creative writing of and about Macao.

3 November

10:15Official Welcome
John Corbett, Head of English Department
10:30Talk
Terry Hale, on translation of Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi
11:45Coffee
12:00Papers
i. Matthew Gibson, on Yeats, Buddhism and the theatre of the East
ii. Keith Appler ‘Yellow Face in David Henry Hwang: From Love/Hatred to Neoliberal Appropriation’
13:00Lunch
14:30Workshop
Béatrice Machet, ‘Stream of Consciousness: Monologue Writing’
16:30Coffee
17:00Sharing/reading – by Terry Hale
19:00Dinner

4 November

10:30Talk
Joe Tang, ‘Writing and Imagination through History’
11:45Coffee
12:00Paper
Katrine Wong, ‘Imagining Robert Wilson’s Three Ladies of London in Macao’
13:00Lunch
14:30Workshop
Lawrence Lei, ‘Introduction to Playwriting’
16:30Coffee
17:00Sharing/screening – by Miguel Fernandes
19:00Dinner

Audience:

All are welcome

Language:

English

Enquiry:

Department of English
Tel: (+853) 8822 8201
Email: fah.english@um.edu.mo