Inter-departmental Seminar: Classical Studies, Theater Studies, Women’s Studies

Date: April 10, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: FHI Garage - C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse

Program Schedule





10:45am – 12:15pm:

Panel 1

The Metastases of Performance: Ubiquity, Marginality, Virtuosity
Tavia Nyong’o, Associate Professor of Performance Studies, New York University

What it Means to be Non-human: Feminism, Science, and Molecular Politics 
Deboleena Roy, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University

Chair + Respondent: Bradley Rogers, Assistant Professor of Theater Studies, Duke University


12:15pm – 1:00pm



1:00pm – 2:30pm

Panel 2

Ancient Comedy, Women’s Lives: Finding Social History in Classical Comedy 
Sharon James, Associate Professor of Classics, UNC-Chapel Hill

Feminist Articulations: Gender and Sexuality in a New Feminist Landscape 
Clare Hemmings, Professor of Feminist Theory, London School of Economics

Chair + Respondent: Elizabeth Grosz, Professor of Women’s Studies, Duke University


2:30pm – 3:00pm

– Break –


3:00pm – 4:30pm

Panel 3

A New Paradigm for Studying and Performing Athenian Drama  ‬
Mary-Kay Gamel, Professor of Emerita of Classics, Comparative Literature, and Theater Arts, UC Santa Cruz

Theater, Theory, Practice 
Martin Puchner, Professor of Drama and English Literature, Harvard University

Chair + Respondent: Peter Burian, Research Professor of Classical Studies, Duke University