Double paper presentation coming up at the ATHE Conference “Theatre of Revolution” in Boston. The first, “Oscillating Between Mythical Past and Recent Events: Alexis. A Greek Tragedy by Motus as a Mechanism for Revolt” for the Performance Studies Focus Group and the second “How to Become an Argentine of Paris: The Lavelli–Gombrowicz–Zachwatowicz Assemblage” for the Latinx Focus Group. See conference program here.
Yesterday I participated in the working group session “(Re)presenting Muslim Bodies of Performance” during the American Society for Theatre Research Conference “Extra/Ordinary Bodies: Interrogating the Performance and Aesthetics of ‘Difference’” in Atlanta, GA, I talked about a play by James Sanua, seen as the father of modern day Egyptian theatre.
On September 16 we’ll spend an entire day speaking about Pirandello’s legacy at 150 years from his birth. Organizing this international conference has been the culmination of six years working with the Pirandello Society of America as board member, PSA Journal editor, and webmaster. At this event, I’ll present the paper “Jorge Lavelli and Pirandello: A Year with Six Characters between France and Argentina.” Full program here.