Theatre of the Holocaust Conference Keynote: Freddie Rokem

Fine Arts Building Balcony Theatre (Room 400)
Dr. Freddie Rokem (University of Tel Aviv) will give the final of three keynote addresses for the international conference on George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust. The title of his talk is "From Tragedy to Farce."

Freddie Rokem is the Emanuel Herzikowitz Professor for 19th and 20th Century Art and teaches in the Department of Theatre Studies at Tel Aviv University, where he served as the Dean of the Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of the Arts (2002-2006). He is also a permanent guest Professor (Docent) at Helsinki University, Finland and has been a visiting Professor at Stanford University, the Free University in Berlin, the University of Munich, the University of Stockholm, UC Berkeley and UC Davis. His book Performing History: Theatrical Representations of the Past in Contemporary Theatre (2000) received the ATHE Prize for best theatre studies book in 2001. His other books include Strindberg’s Secret Codes (2004) and Philosophers and Thespians: Thinking Performance (2010). He is co-editor (together with Jeanette Malkin) of Jews and the Making of Modern German Theatre (2010), and was the editor of Theatre Research International from 2006 to 2009.

Dr. Rokem's talk is sponsored by the Willson Center for Arts and Sciences and the UGA State of the Art Conference Grant.
  • Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 5:30 pm