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Thursday, August 2 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Patriotic Dissent as Civic Engagement: Political and Protest Theatre After 9/11

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Contributors to _Political and Protest Theatre After 9/11: Patriotic Dissent_ (Routledge 2011) will consider how protest theatre has changed since the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

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Ryan Claycomb

Incoming Book Reviews Editor, West Virginia University
Associate Professor of English | | Assistant Dean of the Honors College | | West Virginia University | | | | Interested in reviewing a book for Theatre Journal? Email me at TJBookReviews@gmail.com to introduce yourself!
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Sara Warner

Object Lessons: How History Matters in the plays of Adrienne Kennedy and Suzan-Lori Parks, Cornell University
This paper will discuss how two examples of theatrical activism have negotiated the politics of the post- or para-human (Rotman 2008) brought to the fore by virtual media and environmental change. Such politics rethink what it might mean to assemble a collective and rehabilitate embodied gesture as political action. In the case studies, humans and non-humans, experts and non-experts are convened in different configurations through performance... Read More →


Thursday August 2, 2012 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Congressional D, Lobby Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

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