To: Faculty, Staff & Students Date: November 8, 2010
From: David W. McLaughlin, Provost
Mary Schmidt Campbell, Dean, Tisch School of the Arts
Invitation: University Professorship Lecture by Diana Taylor
Provost David W. McLaughlin and Mary Schmidt Campbell, Dean of the Tisch School of the Arts, cordially invite you to attend an Inaugural University Professorship Lecture presented by Diana Taylor and titled Save As: The Archive in the Age of Digital Technologies on December 1, 2010.
Diana Taylor is University Professor of Performance Studies and Spanish at New York University. Her major interests encompass Latin American and U.S. theatre and performance; performance and politics; feminist theatre and performance in the Americas; Hemispheric studies; and, trauma studies. She is the author of several award-winning books, including Theatre of Crisis: Drama and Politics in Latin America (1991), Disappearing Acts: Spectacles of Gender and Nationalism in Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’ (1997), and The Archive and the Repertoire: Performing Cultural Memory in the Americas (2003). In addition to publishing numerous articles on Latin American and Latino performance, she is the co-editor of the PMLA’s special issue on WAR (2009) and many books as well as the editor of five volumes of critical essays on Latin American, Latino, and Spanish playwrights. She is the recipient of numerous awards such as the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2005-6. Diana Taylor is founding Director of
the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, funded by foundations such as Ford, Rockefeller, Mellon, the Henry Luce Foundation and the Rockefeller
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