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Friday, August 3 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Criticism as Activism Roundtable Series: Activating Agency

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As part of the Criticism as Activism roundtable series, this panel investigates how innovations in performance form and theatrical language challenge critical responses to performances that explore cultural and political empowerment.

Speakers
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Nelson Barre

Human Palimpsests and Layered Storytelling: Ritual, Memory, and Oral Stratification in Enda Walsh’s The Small Things, National University of Ireland, Galway
In 1828, the American actor Edwin Forrest announced a playwriting competition for a $500 prize, "of which the hero, or principle character, shall be an aboriginal of this country." The winning entry was John Augustus Stone's METAMORA; OR, THE LAST OF THE WAMPANOGS, first performed in 1829. The play was a hit and prompted a surge of Indian dramas in the 1830s and 40s, including John Brougham's burlesque METAMORA; OR, THE LAST OF THE POLLYWOGS... Read More →
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Chase Bringardner

Auburn University
VP of Conference, Orlando 2013
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Max Shulman

Doctoral Student, Tufts University


Friday August 3, 2012 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Bryce, Second Floor 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

Attendees (10)