Focus & Scope

Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches théâtrales au Canada is Canada’s only peer-reviewed journal with an explicit focus on Canadian and québécois theatre in both official languages. As such, it provides a necessary forum for the dissemination of scholarly research that uses the full range of critical approaches applied to the study of theatre as a multidisciplinary art, in the context of the cultures of Canada and Quebec.

Current Issue

38.2: Defying Stage Monolingualism:
 Bi- and Multilingual Theatre Practices in Canada

This special issue gives voice to researchers, artists and educators who investigate various combinations of the use of multiple languages in Canadian theatre. The objective is to go beyond the study of multilingual drama in Quebec and other regions of French Canada, as well as to venture past the question of Canada’s official bilingualism in order to gain a larger comparative and methodological understanding of various forms of multilingual theatre in Canada.
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Upcoming Issue


39.1: General Issue
 

This general issue includes articles from two senior academics and two emerging scholars, on topics ranging from Robertson Davies at the Shaw Festival to site-specific performance in Newfoundland, plus two extended Forum contributions on pressing issues in our field right now. We are also excited to debut our expanded digital content with this issue; look for an in depth and interactive review of 2017’s Postmarginal Symposium and Project.

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About Us

About Us

Focus & Scope
Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches théâtrales au Canada is Canada’s only peer-reviewed journal with an explicit focus on Canadian and québécois theatre in both official languages. As such, it provides a necessary forum for the dissemination of scholarly research that uses the full range of critical approaches applied to the study of theatre as a multidisciplinary art, in the context of the cultures of Canada and Quebec.
Read More »