Department Colloquium: Sarah Bay-Cheng

Fine Arts Building Room 53
Sarah Bay-Cheng will give a talk titled “Everybody’s Historiography: History, Performance, and Playing the Digital in Museums.”

Dr. Bay-Cheng is Chair and Professor of Theater and Dance in the Department of Theater and Dance at Bowdoin College. Her research focuses on the intersections between performance and media including histories of cinema, social media, and technology in performance. Recent publications include Performance and Media: Taxonomies for a Changing Field (2015) and Mapping Intermediality in Performance (2010) as well as essays in TheatreJournal, TheaterContemporary Theatre Review, and Theatre Journal, among others. Bay-Cheng frequently lectures internationally and in 2015 was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. She has served on the boards of Performance Studies international and the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, and she contributes to several editorial and advisory boards. Bay-Cheng has also worked as director and dramaturg with particular interest in intermedial collaborations and a fondness for puppetry. 
  • Friday, March 23, 2018 at 12:20 pm