Reparative Re-enactments: Performances of Historical Memory and Activism in East Asia
MULTIDISCIPLINARY SESSION - FOCUS GROUPS: Association for Asian Performance (AAP) Performance Studies Focus Group (PSFG) Theatre History (TH)
Melissa Wansin Wong, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Daphne Lei, University of California, Irvine
Alyssa Kim, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Katherine Mezur, Mills College
Elizabeth Son, Northwestern University
This panel explores performances of memory, redress, and activism. We ask how contemporary re-enactments of historical traumas and injustice address the shifting political subjectivities of Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and China.