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Eliot College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NS

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Tuesday 27th June, University of Kent Canterbury


09.45: Introduction

10.00: Stefan Kaegi (Rimini Protokoll)

10.30: Farokh Soltani (RCSSD), “Radio Learns to Listen: The Spaces and Bodies of Audio Drama in Historical Perspective”

11.10: Break

11.30 – 13.30: Panel

Dan Barnard (LSBU and fanSHEN), “A Case Study of Two Contrasting Pieces of Headset Theatre from the Same Company: fanSHEN”

Shaun May (Kent), “Aphantasia and Aurality: Engaging with The Encounter without a Mind’s Eye”

Danielle Hancock (UEA), “Put On Your Headphones and Turn Out the Lights: Exploring the New Auditory Horror Experience in 3D-Sound Podcasting”

Oliver Double (Kent) “A History of Comedy in Several Objects: Podcasting and Public Engagement”

13.30 – 15.00: Lunch Break

During this break you are encouraged to engage with the practice that’s on the website, and also available on mp3 players at the symposium.

15.00 – 16.30: Keynote Panel

Lynne Kendrick (RCSSD), “Headphone Theatre Aurality”

Rosie Klich (Kent), Title TBA

16.30: Drinks Reception

Attendance is free, but registration is required. To book your place, please visit www.headphonetheatre.eventbrite.com.

This symposium is supported by the Centre for Cognition and Kinesthetics and the Centre for Popular and Comic Performance at the University of Kent. For more information, please contact Shaun May at s.r.may@kent.ac.uk

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