Category Archives: Theatre and Globalisation

Foundlings: Shakespeare Readings in 19th Century Korea (Theatre and Globalization 3)

Browsing old newspapers (고신문) at Media GaOn (미디어 가온) for the first assignment of the Coursera class on “Theatre and Globalization”, I stumbled upon an interesting piece of information in the column “Local Items”. According to The Independent (독립신문), a … Continue reading

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Myeongdong Theatre (Theater and Globalization 2)

While most of Christopher Balme’s Coursera-MOOC on Theatre and Globalization was about ephemerals and moving things (ensembles, people, ideas etc.), “immobilities” (Korean: 부동산, German: Immobilien) such as theatre buildings also played an important role as cultural hubs and “contact zones” … Continue reading

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Foundlings: The Dwarf Ensemble (Theatre and Globalization 1)

This spring I joined a class on “Theatre and Globalization” at Coursera to give this MOOC-thing a try. The class is run by Christopher Balme and his team of the Research Project “Global Theatre Histories” at LMU München (see also … Continue reading

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