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Trauma, Invisibility, and the Arts

Trauma, Invisibility, and the Arts
170 St. George Street, Room 1040
Time: Oct 12th, 10:00 am End: Oct 12th, 11:30 am
Interest Categories: Women/Gender, Humanities, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Critical Theory, 2000-, 1500-1800
Master class for faculty and graduate students by Andrew Sofer, Boston College

Master Class for Graduate Students and Faculty Members

TRAUMA, INVISIBILITY, AND THE ARTS

Andrew Sofer, Professor of English, Boston College


A national award-winning poet and theater historian, Andrew Sofer is Professor of English at Boston College and teaches at the Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard. His books include The Stage Life of Props, Wave, and Dark Matter: Invisibility in Drama, Theater, and Performance.
 
This class will be based on “Invisible Wounds: Rehearsing Trauma on the Contemporary Stage” Chapter Six of Dark Matter: Invisibility in Drama, Theater, and Performance (U Michigan Press, 2013)

To participate, please email jhi.associate@utoronto.ca by 11 October 2017.  Space is limited.
Copies of the reading will be circulated beforehand.

Sponsored in partnership with the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies and the JHI Research Community Aesthetic Education: A South-North Dialogue.

Andrew Sofer will also present a public talk titled “How to Undo Things with Words: Theatre and the Deperformative“ on 12 October at 5:30 p.m. at the Robert Gill Theatre, 214 College Street. This talk is free and open to the public.


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