SCENARIO: New Issue Online and Call for Papers


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We are proud to announce the 16th issue of SCENARIO (, the bilingual online journal of Drama and Theatre in Second and Foreign Language Education.


Born out of the international SCENARIO FORUM conference on Performative Teaching, Learning and Research, which took place at University College Cork, Ireland, from 29th May to 1st June 2014, this special edition has been thematically extended. The issue includes the following contributions as well as a short film and a conference report:


°        Morgan Koerner, Beyond Drama: Postdramatic theater in upper level, performance-oriented foreign language, literature and culture courses.

°        Deborah Newton, Shifting Perspectives and Collapsing Binaries: Critical Performative Pedagogy in the Performance Studies Classroom.

°        Carola Surkamp, Non-Verbal Communication: Why We Need It in Foreign Language Teaching and How We Can Foster It with Drama Activities.

°        Annegret Thiem, Interkulturelle Kompetenz als Herausforderung für das Lehramtsstudium.

°        Karel Zdarek, Role-Play Kitchen – A Web Application.

°        Bärbel Jogschies & Anke Stöver-Blahak, Ein performatives Konzept im Fremdsprachenunterricht – In 14 Schritten zur eigenen Inszenierung.

°        Alexandra Hensel, Der künstlerisch-ästhetische Aspekt im dramapädagogischen Fremdsprachenlernen.

°        Nina Kulovics & Kerstin Terler, Herzstück: Performatives Lehren und Lernen am Beispiel eines Gemeinschaftsprojekts im universitären DaF-Bereich oder frei nach Schiller: Von der performativen Erziehung des Menschen.

°        Leticia García Brea, TOI, TOI, TOI! Eine Theaterwerkstatt, um Deutsch zu lernen.

°        Stefanie Giebert, Shall I Approach Thee Through Improvised Play? Dramatising Poetry.

°        Isobel Ní Riain, Drama in the Language Lab – Goffman to the Rescue.

°        Nataliia Dzhyma, Don't Play the Visual, Play the Emotion! (Short Film)

°        Silja Weber, Performing a conference: SCENARIO Forum 2014. (Conference Report)


Teachers, scholars, theatre professionals, drama educators, and drama education researchers involved with the teaching and learning of second and foreign languages are invited to submit papers to SCENARIO. Contributors will shape and intensify the debate around the role of drama and theatre in the teaching and learning of second and foreign languages, literatures, and cultures.


Contributions for Volume IX, Issue 2/2015 should be submitted by July 15th, 2015 and contributions for Volume X, Issue 1/2016 by January 15th, 2016. For more information please consult SCENARIO’s website:


The Guest Editors

Micha Fleiner and Stefan Kriechbaumer

Freiburg and Cork, January 2015

******************* The German Studies Call for Papers List Editor: Stefani Engelstein Assistant Editor: Olaf Schmidt Sponsored by the University of Missouri Info available at: