Spectacularising Black Bodies on 19th Century Stages
Start time: 15:00 / End time: 16:30 / Date: 27 Jun 2017 / Venue: Anthony Walker Education Centre, International Slavery Museum, Albert Dock, L3 4AX
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About the event
Speaker: Lisa Merrill, Professor, Department of Rhetoric & Performance Studies, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, USA (Ph.D., New York University)
Professor Merrill's ongoing research and publications are in the fields of performance studies, critical race and cultural studies, American studies, and women's and LGBTQ history. Her critical biography, When Romeo was a Woman: Charlotte Cushman and her Circle of Female Spectators (U of Michigan Press, 2000) was awarded the Joe A. Callaway Prize for Best Book on Drama or Theater.
Professor Merrill’s talks and appearances in Britain on nineteenth century performances of race in the abolition movement and onstage were sponsored, in part by IBAR, the Institute for Black Atlantic Research, UCLAN, Preston England, where she was Visiting Scholar 2016. She has published widely in the US and UK, most recently in the Slavery and Abolition Journal, 2016, vol 37, no.3: “Amalgamation, Moral Geography and Slum Tourism’: Irish and African Americans Sharing Space on the Streets and Stages of Antebellum NY.”
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