Program

Conference Schedule

Friday, September 21, 2018 University of Massachusetts Amherst

8:30-9:00: Registration. Hotel UMass, conference room 917.

9:00-9:15: Welcoming Remarks. Hotel UMass, conference room 917.

Julie C. Hayes (Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts Amherst)

9:15-10:30: Panel 1, Memory and Exile. Chair: Jennifer Duprey (Rutgers University). Hotel UMass, conference room 917.

Pilar Martínez-Quiroga (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

“Metatragedia y exilio interior en Voaxa e Carmín (2015) de Esther F. Carrodeguas”

Sara Brenneis (Amherst College)

El triángulo azul: Staging the Margins of the Holocaust”

Juan Hernando Vázquez (University of California Davis)

“Ligeros de equipaje. Crónica de una retirada: memoria humillada y conciencia histórica en el teatro sobre el exilio”

10:30-10:45: Coffee Break

10:45-12:00: Panel 2, Performance from the Margins. Chair: Regina Galasso (University of Massachusetts Amherst). Hotel UMass, conference room 917.

Javier Castro-Ibaseta (Rutgers University–Newark)

“‘Disposing Your Body as a Scorpion’: Libel, Performance, and Comedia in Seventeenth-Century Spain”

Elisabet Pallàs (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

“¿Presos políticos o políticos presos? Cultura represaliada y visibilización de los límites democráticos de Joglars a Valtònyc”

Juan Menchero (New York University)

“Dissident Spectacular Realities: Anarchism and Spiritism in Late Nineteenth-century Spain”

12:00-1:15: Lunch for Participants. Hotel UMass, Hadley Room, 10th floor. 

1:15-2:30: Panel 3, Women and Gender. Chair: Barbara Zecchi (University of Massachusetts Amherst). Hotel UMass, conference room 917.

Anton Pujol (University of North Carolina Charlotte)

“Gender Marginalization in Paco Bezerra’s Lulú (2018)”

Margot Versteeg (University of Kansas)

“El teatro ‘marginal’ de Emilia Pardo Bazán: Hernán Cortés y la Malinche”

Elena Cueto Asín (Bowdoin College)

“Descentralización de Teresa en la escena conmemorativa”

2:30-2:45: Coffee Break

2:45-4:00: Panel 4, Sexuality. Chair: Esther Fernández (Rice University). Hotel UMass, conference room 917.

Daniel Valtueña (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

“Hacia una dramaturgia sexual: agencia interpretativa y prácticas sexuales no normativas en El debut

Elena García-Martín (University of Utah)

“Un-vanishing Acts: Recognition and Representation of Female Bodies in Plays by Yolanda Dorado and Gracia Morales”

Mara Valderrama (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

“Queering Andalusian Folklore: Refusing Gender in Vértebro’s God Has a Vagina

4:30-5:45: Keynote Address. (Integrative Learning Center, S240)

María M. Delgado (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London)

“Disappearing Acts: Bringing creative process from the margins to the fore”

5:45-7:15: Free time for dinner in Campus Center (UMass)

7:30-9:00: Desde lo invisible, by Irma Correa and Rubén Tejerina. Cast: Isabel Rodes, Victoria Teijeiro, and Juan Hernando Vázquez (Rand Theater, UMass)

Saturday, September 22, 2018 Amherst College

8:30-9:00: Coffee, Pastries and Fruit. Fayerweather Hall, Pruyne Lecture Hall, First floor.

9:00-10:30: Panel 5, Translating the Margins. Chair: Nieves Romero-Díaz (Mount Holyoke College)Fayerweather Hall, Pruyne Lecture Hall, First floor.

Margaret Boyle (Bowdoin College)

“Staging Ana Caro in the Age of #metoo”

Alison Guzmán (Bentley University)

“Translating and Subtitling Marginalization and the Historical Memory of Women: Haciendo memoria in Bentley University”

Harley Erdman (University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Gina Kaufmann (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

“From La serrana de la Vera to Wild Thing: Scenes from a new translation of Luis Velez de Guevara”

10:30-11:00: Coffee Break at Center for Humanistic Inquiry. Frost Library, 2nd Floor.

11:00-12:15: Panel 6, Islam on Stage. Chair: Steven Hutchinson (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Frost Library, Center for Humanistic Inquiry, 2nd Floor.

Mercedes Alcalá Galán (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

“El teatro de la identidad en el teatro cervantino: mor@s y cristian@s en El gallardo español y La gran sultana

Catherine Infante (Amherst College)

“Performing the Reconquest: Images of the Virgin Mary/ Maryam on the Battlefield”

Javier Irigoyen-García (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

“El traje moro como elemento escénico en la comedia de Lope de Vega”

12:15-1:30: Lunch for Participants at the Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room. Frost Library, 2nd Floor.

 

1:30-3:05: Panel 7, Marginal Spaces and Characters. Chair: Albert Lloret (University of Massachusetts Amherst). Frost Library, Center for Humanistic Inquiry, 2nd Floor.

Antonio Guijarro-Donadiós (Worcester State University)

“Duelos cómicos: Violencia urbana en el teatro breve barroco”

Andrés Pérez-Simón (University of Cincinnati)

“Espacio teatral y espacio social: una reflexión sobre el concepto de ‘margen’ en la obra de Paloma Pedrero”

María del Pilar Chouza-Calo (Central Michigan University)

“Amores marginados en La bella malmaridada o La cortesana de Lope de Vega”

Miguel Martínez (University of Chicago)

“Teatros oficiales. Trabajo manual y producción dramática en el Renacimiento ibérico”

3:05-3:15: Coffee Break

3:15-4:30: Meeting of the Iberian Theater and Performance Network. Frost Library, Center for Humanistic Inquiry, 2nd Floor.

Esther Fernández (Rice University). Presentation of Romance Quarterly volume “Marginality in Spanish Theater”

5:00-6:30: De algún tiempo a esta parte by Max Aub. Cast: Esther Lázaro (Holden Theater, Amherst College)

7:00: Banquet Dinner for Participants at the Lord Jeff Hotel (Webster Room)