Contact Us | Print Page | Sign In | Join
Our Sounds, our Laughs, our Heroes: Performing the (Jewish-)American Dream
View Registrations Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

When: 7/26/2014
2:15 PM
Where: Princess E
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Our Sounds, Our Laughs, Our Heroes: Performing the (Jewish-)American Dream
Princess E

FOCUS GROUP: Theatre History (TH)

Kane Anderson, University of Puget Sound
Super-Immigrants and Jewish Americanism in David Bar Katz’ The History of Invulnerability

Rick DesRochers, Long Island University, Post
The Family Act Goes to School: The Marx Brothers, Vaudeville, and Americanization

Liz Kinsley, Northwestern University
The Isle is Full of Noises, Sounds, and Sweet Airs: Rhetorical A/Effects of Shakespearean Sound in Manhattan’s Ethnic Theatres, 1880-1924

Excavating the history of Jewishness on America’s stages, this panel reveals how Shakespeare, the Marx Brothers, and Superman served Jewish artists (re)negotiating anxieties of assimilation. 

2016 Association for Theatre in Higher Education. All rights reserved.
1000 Westgate Drive, Suite 252 | St. Paul, MN 55114 | Phone: 800.918.9216 or 651.288.3430 | Fax: 651.290.2266