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(Im)migrant Dreams I: American and Other, Performing Cultural Citizenship
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Multidisciplinary panel co-sponsored with the American Theatre & Drama Society and Theatre and Social Change.

7/26/2014
When: 7/26/2014
5:45 PM
Where: Bourbon 11
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(Im)migrant Dreams 1: The Pursuit of Cultural Citizenship through and against Hegemonic Theatrical Forms
Bourbon 11

FOCUS GROUP: Theatre History (TH)

SESSION COORDINATOR:
Charlotte McIvor, National University of Ireland, Galway
The Politics of Form: Arambe Productions, Polish Theatre Ireland, and Adaptation/Translation as Interculturalism in Contemporary Ireland

SESSION CHAIR:
Megan Geigner, Northwestern University

PARTICIPANTS:
Juan Recondo, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Staging Identity for the Cuban Cause: The Spanish-Cuban- American War and Nineteenth-Century Performances of Cubans in the U.S.

Rui Zhang, Illinois State University
Saving the Dream through Twisted Means: Augusto Boal and Contemporary Chinese-American Theatre

We consider the politics of engagement with theatrical form in (im)migrant bids for cultural citizenship within national theatrical cultures including the United States and Ireland. 

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