Consciousness, Literature and the Arts
Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe studied English and Philosophy at the Universität Düsseldorf, Germany. In 1994 he obtained his Ph.D. at the Department of Drama, Theatre and Media Arts, Royal Holloway, University of London. His thesis on Consciousness and the Actor was published by Peter Lang (Frankfurt, 1996). From 1994 to 2007, he was a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, University of Wales Aberystwyth. From October 2007 to February 2017, he wasProfessor of Drama at the Lincoln School of Performing Arts, University of Lincoln. For Routledge he edited Who’s Who in Contemporary World Theatre, and published Approaches to Acting, Past and Present with Continuum in 2001. He has numerous publications on the topic of Theatre and Consciousness to his credit, including Theatre and Consciousness: Explanatory Scope and Future Potential (Intellect, 2005) and Theatre, Opera and Consciousness: History and Current Debates (Rodopi, 2013). He is founding editor of the peer-reviewed web-journal Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, and of the book series of the same title with Rodopi.