(Im)migrant Dreams 1: The Pursuit of Cultural Citizenship through and against Hegemonic Theatrical Forms
FOCUS GROUP: Theatre History (TH)
Charlotte McIvor, National University of Ireland, Galway
The Politics of Form: Arambe Productions, Polish Theatre Ireland, and Adaptation/Translation as Interculturalism in Contemporary Ireland
Megan Geigner, Northwestern University
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.