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271. Political Play: Memory and Violence in Latin American Theater

Sunday, 4 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 205, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Priscilla Meléndez, Trinity Coll., CT

1. "Signal Distortions: Exile, Memory, and Incomprehension in Multilingual Plays," Amalia Gladhart, Univ. of Oregon

2. "Trotsky's Assassination: The Theatrical Representation of Death in Sabina Berman's Rompecabezas," Priscilla Meléndez

3. "Back to the Future in Cuba: The Violence of Memory in Santa Cecilia and Icaros," Vicky Unruh, Univ. of Kansas

Responding: Sandra Messinger Cypess, Univ. of Maryland, College Park


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Drama

  • Latin American Literature

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