Introduction to the book: Interdisciplinarity in the Performing Arts: Contemporary Perspectives
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AbstractThe introduction to this book includes an overview of current discourses on interdisciplinary research and practice within the performing arts, and gives an overview of chapters contained in the book. Interdisciplinarity in the Performing Arts: Contemporary Perspectives contributes to current discussion about the intrinsic interdisciplinary nature of the performing arts, while also identifying the potential which theatre, dance, and music have in creating bridges with other disciplines like neuroscience, social sciences, philosophy, pedagogy, and therapy. Coordinated by the School of Performing Arts of the University of Malta and featuring contributions from KU Leuven, Ghent University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), Royal Holloway (London), Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil), and Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland), this publication explores questions brought forward by approaches to performance that interweave theory and practice, through examples of methodologies, philosophies, interpretations, and applications of interdisciplinarity today.
CitationSarco-Thomas, M. & Aquilina, S. (2018). Introduction. In Aquilina, S. & Sarco-Thomas, M. (Eds.), Interdisciplinarity in the Performing Arts: Contemporary Perspectives (pp. 1-20). Malta: Malta University Press.
PublisherMalta University Press
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