Papers Presented at Scientific Conferences

  • 1. ‘Metaphor in The Seagull by Chekhov’; Conference: Anton Chekhov, Tel Aviv University, 1982.

  • 2. ‘The Nonverbal Nature of Dialogue in the Theatre’; International Conference: Theatre Semiotics, University of Florence, 1983.

  • 3. ‘Theatrical Conventions’; International Conference: Theory of Drama and Theatre, University of Bochum, 1984.

  • 4. ‘Acting - a Study in Theatrical Reference’; International Conference: Theory of Opera, Paris, Royaumont, 1984.

  • 5. ‘Speech Acts and the Theory of Theatrical Communication’; Conference: New Methods of Theatrical Research, Haifa University, 1987.

  • 6. ‘The Solemn Communion by Arrabal’; International Conference: Reading a Play, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1988.

  • 7. ‘The Purim-shpil - a Theatre of Religiously Established Misrule’; International Conference: Theatre with a Religious Theme, Sant Hilari Sacalm, Spain, 1989.

  • 8. ‘Plot Analysis and Speech Act Theory’; International Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies, Barcelona-Perpignan, 1989.

  • 9. ‘Categorization of Speech Acts in Play and Performance Analysis’; International Congress of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR), Stockholm, 1989.

  • 10. ‘Catalunia, un Paraíso para el Investigador del Teatro Medioeval’; International Conference: Popular Theatre, Barcelona, 1990.

  • 11. ‘The Ironic Treatment of Color Symbolism in Lorca's Tragedies’; Interdisciplinary Symposium: Color, Tel Aviv University, 1990.

  • 12. ‘Theatrical Speech Acts’; Lecture at the Free University of Berlin, Dept. of German Literature, 1990.

  • 13. ‘Living with our own Ugliness’; International Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research, Glasgow, 1990.

  • 14. ‘The Purim Rabbi’; International Conference: Popular Theatre and Carnival, Barcelona, 1991.

  • 15. ‘The Notion of Anti-Aristotelian Drama’; International Conference: Anti-Aristotelian Drama, Barcelona, 1991.

  • 16. ‘Under what Conditions may we View Sexual Behavior as Metaphor’; Conference: Sex as Metaphor, Jerusalem, 1991.

  • 17. ‘New Methods of Theatrical Research’; Series of lectures at the National Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS), Moscow, 1992.

  • 18. ‘The Common Structures of Verbal and Nonverbal Metaphors’; International Conference: Metaphor. Tel Aviv University, 1992.

  • 19. ‘Hand gestures in Life and in the Theatre’; Conference: Gesture in the Theatre, Department of Theatre Studies, Tel Aviv University, 1992.

  • 20. ‘Stage metaphor: With or Without’; International Conference: Performance Analysis, International Federation for Theatre Research, Dublin, 1992.

  • 21. ‘The Case of Garcia Lorca and Franco’; International Conference: Theatre and Politics, International Federation for Theatre Research, Dublin, 1992.

  • 22. ‘The Notion of “Illusion” in the Theatre as a Fallacy’; Seminar on ‘Illusion’, Department of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University, 1992.

  • 23. ‘Guernica in Theatre and Art’; Conference: The Scream in the Arts, Faculty of Arts, Tel Aviv University, 1992.

  • 24. ‘Ancient Hebrew and Modern Israeli Theatre’; International Conference: Modern Theatre, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico, 1993.

  • 25. ‘On the Social Role as Mask: Some Remarks on Goffman’s The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life’; Conference: The Mask, Tel Aviv University, May 1993.

  • 26. ‘Intention and Purpose in Rina Yerushalmi’s Production of Woyzeck’. International Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research, Helsinki, 1993.

  • 27. ‘Nonverbal Communication in Theatre’. Lecture at the University of Helsinki, 1993.

  • 28. ‘Pictorial Metaphor’; International Conference: Zeichen und Zeit, Tübingen, 1993.

  • 29. ‘Theatre or Indexical Art? - Reflections on Suz O Suz by La Fura dels Baus’. International Congress of the International Federation for Theatre Research, Moscow, 1994.

  • 30. ‘Mask and Costume in Ritual, Carnival and Theatre’. International Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies, Berkeley, 1994.

  • 31. ‘The Inception of Jewish Theatre despite of Jewish Ritual’. International Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, Graz, 1994.

  • 32. ‘Is Ornament a Structural Principle?’ Conference: Ornament and Structure, Tel Aviv University, 1995.

  • 33. ‘Ellipsis and the Surface Structures of Verbal and Nonverbal Metaphor’. International Conference: Semiotics of the Media, Kassel, 1995.

  • 34. ‘Ellipsis and the Surface Structures of Verbal and Nonverbal Metaphor’. International Conference: Interart Studies: New Perspectives, Lund, 1995.

  • 35. ‘Acting: the Quintessence of Theatricality’. International Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research: Actor, Actress on Stage, Montreal, 1995.

  • 36. ‘Ellipsis and the Surface Structures of Verbal and Nonverbal Metaphor’. International Conference: Interart Studies, Chicoutimi (Canada), 1995.

  • 37. ‘The Book of Job: A Dialogue between Cultures’. International Conference: Hellenic and Jewish Arts, Delphi, 1995.

  • 38. ‘Female Characters in Drama as Representation of a Suppressed Aspect of the Male Psyche’. Conference: Women in the Arts. Tel Aviv University, 1996.

  • 39. ‘Stage Metaphor’. Series of lectures. University of Szeged, Hungary, 1996.

  • 40. ‘Mythical Thought in Drama’. International Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research: Theatre and Holy Scriptures. Tel Aviv University, 1996.

  • 41. ‘Theatrical Space as an Actor: Some Speculations on H.G. - an Installation by Peter Kuhn and Robert Wilson’. International Conference: Culture - Sign - Space. Amsterdam, 1996.

  • 42. ‘Pictorial and Verbal Metaphor in Goya’s Los Caprichos’. International Conference: Word and Image. Dublin 1996.

  • 43. ‘Deconstruction of Archetypal Characterization in Chekhov’s The Seagull’. International Conference: The Flight of the Seagull. Petersburg, 1996.

  • 44. ‘The Performance-text as a Macro Speech Act’. International Seminar: Teaching Performance Analysis. Free University of Berlin, 1997.

  • 45. ‘Word as Image - The Dramatic Arts as Test Case’. Conference: Word and Image in the Arts. Tel Aviv University, 1997.

  • 46. ‘The Roots of Contemporary Theatre in Unorthodox Biblical and Ancient Greek Trends: Sisera’s Mother and the Trojan Women’. International Conference: Mediterranean Cultural Interaction. Rethymno, Crete, 1997.

  • 47. ‘Playscript and Performance: The Same Side of Two Coins’. International Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research: Theatre and Cultures in the World / Theories and Practices in Today’s Theatre. Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico, 1997.

  • 48. ‘Stage Metaphor: With or Without - On Rina Yerushalmi’s Production of the Chairs by Ionesco’. International Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research, Puebla Mexico, 1997.

  • 49. Round Table on Performance Analysis. International Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research. Puebla, Mexico, 1997.

  • 50. ‘Theatrical Speech Acts and Speech Act Metaphor’. Series of Lectures. University of Cracow, Poland, 1997.

  • 51. ‘The Productions of Nissim Aloni’s The Bride and the Butterfly Hunter’ Conference: Nissim Aloni. Tel Aviv University, 1997.

  • 52. ‘Universality and Actualization in the Israeli Theatre’. Conference: 50 Years of Research on the Israeli Arts. Tel Aviv University, 1998.

  • 53. ‘Intertextuality and Deconstruction in The Death of Molière’. International Symposium: The Death of Molière by Robert Wilson and Heiner Müller. Paris, 1998.

  • 54. ‘The Corporeality of the Actor/Actress’ Body: The Boundaries of Theatre and the Limitations of Semiotic Methodology’. International Congress of the International Federation for Theatre Research: Theatre and Theatre Research: Exploring the Limits. Canterbury, 1998.

  • 55. ‘Actualization of Classical Plays in the Israeli Theatre’. International Conference of the ISSEI: Twentieth Century European Narratives: Tradition and Innovation. Haifa, 1998.

  • 56. ‘Can Theatre be a Political Threat?’ Conference: Federico García Lorca. University of Bar Ylan, 1998.

  • 57. ‘Creative Interpretation in Theatre’. Conference: Interpretation, Tel Aviv University, 1998.

  • 58. ‘Stage Metaphor in Waiting for Godot’. Lecture at the University of Buenos Aires, 1998.

  • 59. ‘Recreation or Adoption in the Christian Theatre of The Middle Ages?’ Conference: Ritual and Theatre, Tel Aviv University, 1999.

  • 60. ‘Actualization of Classical Plays by Means of Set and Costume’. International Conference: Post-Modern Theatrical Design, Prague, 1999.

  • 61. ‘The Nietzschean Anti-Aristotelian Revolution in Dramatic Theory and its Assimilation in Modern and Post-modern Drama’. Conference: Revolution and Institutionalization in the Theatre, Tel Aviv University, 1999.

  • 62. ‘Gesture in A Fleeting Shadow - A Silent Theatrical Production Representing a Speaking Fictional World.’ International Conference: Gesture - Meaning and Use, Porto, 2000.

  • 63. ‘The Ritual Origin of Theatre - A scientific Theory or a Theatrical Ideology’. International Colloquium: Theatre Studies, Seijo University, Tokyo, 2000.

  • 64. ‘A Silent Theatrical Production Representing a Speaking Fictional World - An analysis of A Fleeting Shadow’. International Conference: Sound Space, Visual Space. Lyon, 2000.

  • 65. ‘The Roots of Theatre’ and ‘Metaphorical Thinking’ - Teaching two semestrial courses at the Venice International University, September - December, 2000.

  • 66. 'The Jephthah's Daughter Narrative on Stage - Breaching of Models in Rina Yerushalmi's Vayomer, Vayelekh’. Conference: Model and Anti-model in the Arts, Faculty of Arts, Tel Aviv University, 2001.

  • 67. ‘The Roots of Theatre’. Series of lectures. University of Szeged, Hungary, 2002.

  • 68. ‘A Metaphor of Unjustified War in Ancient Greece and Contemporary Israel - An Analysis of Habimah's The Trojan Women, 1983’. International Conference: Civil War(s) in Contemporary Performance Arts. Rennes, 2002

  • 69. ‘The Jephthah's Daugther Narrative: Breaching of Models in Yerushalmi's Vayomer, Vayelekh’. International Congress of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR): Theatre and Cultural Memory. Amsterdam, 2002.

  • 70. ‘On Dream, Imaginative Children’s Play and Theatre’. Tel Aviv University, 2003 (Hebrew).

  • 71. ‘Fundamental Notions in Theatre Semiotics’. International Conference: Semiotics of the Humanities. Beijing, 2004.

  • 72. ‘Set and Costume and the Metaphorical Nature of the Theatre Experience’. International Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research, Helsinki, 2006.

  • 73. ‘On the Alleged Problem of Inter-medial Relations in Theatre’. International Conference: Blending Media: Gdansk, 2009.

  • 74. 'Non-verbal Literacy – Imagistic Thinking'. Conference in Honor of Prof. Eli Rozik on his eightieth birthday: A Journey among the Arts. Tel Aviv University, 2012.

  • 75. Ezekiel's Exagoge. Conference in Tribute to the Late Prof. Moshe Lazar. Tel Aviv University, 2013.

  • 76. 'Experiencing Metaphor in the Actualization of Canonic Play-scripts'. International Conference: The Languages of Theatre and Art. Gdansk, 2013.

  • 77. 'La Enigmática Atracción de Titus Andronicus'. International Conference marking Shakespeare's 450th birthday. University of Buenos Aires, 2014 (Spanish; video conference).

Email: rozik@post.tau.ac.il
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