Christel Stalpaert (°1971) is a Professor of Theatre, Performance and Media Studies at Ghent University and co-director of the research unit S:PAM (Studies in Performing Arts and Media). Her main field of study is performing arts, dance and new media at the crossroads of philosophy. She is a member of the editorial boards of Documenta, Studies in Performing Arts and Film (Academia Press Ghent) and Theater Topics (Amsterdam University Press). She has recently edited Deleuze Revisited: Contemporary Performing Arts and the Ruin of Representation (2003), No Beauty for Me There Where Human Life Is Rare: On Jan Lauwers’ Theatre Work with Needcompany (2007) and Bastard or Playmate? Adapting Theatre, Mutating Media and the Contemporary Performing Arts (2012), and is currently preparing a book on Performing Violent Conflicts and Traumas: Towards an Embodied Poetics of Failure for Routledge.
ContactProf. Dr. Christel Stalpaert
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Research centre S:PAM (Studies in Performing Arts & Media)
Technicum, Blok 4, 2de verdieping, 120.053
B-9000 GhentT.: 00 32 (0)9 2644077
F.: 00 32 (0)9 2644181
E-mail : Christel.Stalpaert@Ugent.be