Peter Kuling | College of Arts

Peter Kuling

Assistant Professor
School of English and Theatre Studies
Email: 
pkuling@uoguelph.ca
Phone number: 
x 54341
Summary: 

Areas of Specialization:

  • Canadian Theatre and Literature
  • Early Modern Theatre
  • Performance Studies
  • Queer Theory
  • Video Games and Virtual Reality
  • Professional Sports
  • Digital Media Production

EDUCATION

PhD, University of New Brunswick
MA, University of Toronto
BFA, York University

BIOGRAPHY

Peter Kuling teaches courses on introductions to theatre and performance, theatre history, dramaturgy, ensemble practices, digital performance, and special topics on media theory and performance technology. His research focuses on early modern and Canadian theatre as well as performance theory across theatrical adaptations, digital media, video games, professional sports, and queer history. He has edited special journal issues on Digital Performance, Theatre and Sports, and Drag as well as contributed to anthologies on Gender and Theatre, Shakespeare in Canada, and Theatre and Immigration.

He is an Associate Editor with the International Journal of Performance Arts & Digital Media. He also works with the program team for IQeSports to reinforce positive communication, intercultural, and competitive education through online video games.

PUBLICATIONS

"Theatre Goes Digital - Provocations." Co-Edtior. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 18.1, 2022.

With Kim Solga. “Practicing Intersectional Masculinity in Contemporary Canadian Theatre.” Bloomsbury Companion to Gender and Theatre Research. Ed. Sean Metzger and Roberta Mock. Bloomsbury, 2022.

"Echoes of the Virtual North: Digital Representations of Indigineity and Canadiana in SuperMassive's Until Dawn." Digital Performance in Canada. New Essays on Canadian Theatre, Vol 11. Ed. David Owen. Playwrights Canada Press, 2021.

“Drag!” Co-Editor with Cameron Crookston. Canadian Theatre Review 185, Winter 2021.

“Refugee and Immigration Performances during the Opening Ceremonies and Broadcasts of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.” Migration, Representation, Stereotypes. Ed. Daniel McNeil. Palgrave–McMillian, 2020. 

“Virtual Migration: New Canadian Digital Performance Experiences.” Performing New Frontiers: Theatre and Immigration. New Essays on Canadian Theatre, Vol 10. Ed. Yana Meerzon. Playwrights Canada Press, 2019.

“Tilted Dramaturgy: Theatrical Spectatorship, Playwriting, and Role-Playing in Bully Pulpit’s Fiasco.” Canadian Theatre Review 178, Spring 2019.

“Theatre and Sports.” Editor. Canadian Theatre Review 169, Winter 2017.

“Counterfactual History at the Stratford Festival: Timothy Findley’s Elizabeth Rex and Peter Hinton’s The Swanne.” Shakespeare in Canada: Remembrance of Ourselves. Eds. Irene Makaryk and Kathryn Prince. University of Ottawa Press, 2017.

“Daniel MacIvor’s Arigato, Tokyo: Cultural Palimpsests in Performance.” Daniel MacIvor. New Essays on Canadian Theatre, Vol 5. Ed. Richie Wilcox. Playwrights Canada Press, 2015.

“Digital Performance.” Co-Editor with Laura Levin. Canadian Theatre Review 159, Summer 2014.