Theatre, Music and Performance
A research area within The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Theatre, Music and Performance research
Research in the area of theatre, music and performance is undertaken by a number of scholars across the cultures represented in the School.
Work on drama includes studies of Chinese theatre and the Beijing opera; north African theatre; the sociology of Arabic translations of Shakespeare’s tragedies; contemporary Austrian drama, and the stage and screenplays of Peter Turrini; Golden Age drama in contemporary Spain; Greek and Roman tragedy and comedy, in antiquity and its modern reception; the theory of audiovisual and theatre translation, and the reception of subtitled performances. Our work on music includes studies in Spanish popular music and its role in multiculturalism.
Research groups and networks
Language at Leeds
Language at Leeds brings together professionals within the University involved in the study of language, connecting individuals and groups to support research across various disciplines. The central tenet of the centre is an interdisciplinary approach to addressing and understanding issues relating to language, linguistics and communication.