Featured Speaker: Marvin Carlson

The closer we get to FOOT 2016, the more excited we get to hear from Distinguished Professor Marvin Carlson:

Marvin Carlson is the Sidney E. Cohn Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Athens, the ATHE Career Achievement Award, the ASTR Distinguished Scholarship Award, the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, and the Calloway Prize for his book The Haunted Stage (Michigan, 2001), He has served as guest professor at the Freie Universitat of Berlin and the Shanghai Theatre Academy. He is the author of over two hundred scholarly articles in the areas of theatre history, theatre theory and dramatic literature, and his work has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Hungarian, Galacian, Portugese, Finnish, Polish, Arabic, Slovenian, Slovakian, Spanish and Turkish. Among his books are Theories of the Theatre (Cornell University, 1984), Theatre Semiotics: Signs of Life (Indiana University Press, 1990), Performance: A Critical Introduction (Routledge, 1996) and Speaking in Tongues: Language and the Theatre (Michigan, 2007), Theatre is More Beautiful than War (Iowa, 2009), The Theatres of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, with Khalid Amine (Palgrave, 2011) and Theatre: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2014).


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