Theatre of the Holocaust Conference Keynote: Henry Bial

Russell Special Collections Library Room 271
Dr. Henry Bial (University of Kansas) will give the second of three keynote addresses for the international conference on George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust. The title of his talk is “The Funny Thing About Jewish Performance Studies.”

Dr. Bial is the Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the Director of the School of the Arts at the University of Kansas, and the President of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. Dr. Bial is the author of Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the American Stage and Screen (University of Michigan Press, 2005), the editor of The Performance Studies Reader (Routledge, 2004; Second Edition, 2007), and the co-editor of Theater Historiography: Critical Interventions (with Scott Magelssen, University of Michigan Press, 2010) and Brecht Sourcebook (with Carol Martin, Routledge, 2000). He has published essays in TDR, Theatre Topics, The Journal of American Drama and Theatre, and elsewhere.

Dr. Bial's talk is sponsored by the Willson Center for Arts and Sciences and the UGA State of the Art Conference Grant.
  • Friday, February 27, 2015 at 1:15 pm