Summer 2013 ConferencesFaculty and doctoral students from the Department of Theatre and Film Studies presented their research around the world during the summer break. Dr. Emily Sahakian presented “Ina Césaire’s Ti-Jean and Creole Morality within Time(s)” for the Performance Studies International (PSi) conference at Stanford University, and Dr. David Saltz presented “Time and Space in Multimedia Performance.” Dr. Freda Scott Giles presented a paper on The Darker Face of the Earth at the International Colloquium of the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Dr. Marla Carlson presented “Affective Flow, Disrupted? The Curious Incidence of ‘Autism’ in the Theatre” to the Feminist Research Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) in Barcelona, and Ph.D. candidate Arnab Banerji presented “Munni Badnam Hui: The Consumable Female Body in Bollywood Item Numbers” as part of the IFTR New Scholars’ Forum. He also presented “Kolkata's Street Corners as Performance Space” at the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Conference in Singapore, and doctoral student Jieun Lee presented “Oh, Tae-suk's The Tempest: Shakespeare’s Mythical World through Korean Shamanism and Bongsan Talchum” for the European Shakespeare Research Association (ESRA) conference in Montpelier.