Issue 22


June 1999. Editor: Anjum Katyal

In April this year, STQ was invited to participate in the fifth international Performance Studies conference held at Wales, U.K,—a vast gathering of over 400 experts, scholars, researchers, academics, graduate students, performance artists, theatre directors and practitioners.

The benefit of the conference, quite apart from the stimulation of seeing a widely differing variety of contemporary performance/theatre approaches and styles, was that it turned out to be an extremely valuable source of assessment and evaluation for STQ. It helped us understand STQ's difference from most other performance/ theatre journals in terms of its relationshiop both with the field it serves, and with the world of academia and theory.
A Playwright of Human Relationships
An Interview with Mahesh Elkunchwar

A Feminist Retrieval of a Silenced History
God Has Changed His Name
By Way of Introduction... 
Avanthi Meduri

Can the Devadasi Speak? 
Issues of Feminist Representation and Feminist Form
A Discussion

Evaluating the Experience: 
Koothu-p-pattarai Discusses God Has Changed His Name

The Colour Of Feminism: Medeamaterial At The New York 
Fringe Festival 1998
Fawzia Afzal-Khan

The Many Faces of the Bahurupi
Biren Das Sharma

Extensions: A Playscript
Smita Nirula

Theatre Log
Sundari: An Actor Prepares
Dr Amrita Shodhan

Outcaste Eternal
Vasanthi Sankaranarayanan

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