Global Shakespeare

Global Shakespeare

Global Shakespeare

This special afternoon on Global Shakespeare features a lecture-demonstration by visiting artist-scholar Jay Pather, followed by presentations by three UCI graduate students and recent PhDs: Letty Garcia (Drama), Anandi Rao (Comparative Literature) and Sheiba Kian Kaufman (English).

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Jay Pather is Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town, Director of the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts and Artistic Director of Siwela Sonke.  A Fulbright Scholar, he read for an MA in Dance Theatre at New York University and since then Pather’s work has traveled widely extending across discipline, site and culture. He has collaborated with visual artists, architects and urban planners, since 1984, taking his inter-cultural performances into public spaces and working with the architecture of Johannesburg, Durban, London, Zanzibar, Amsterdam, New York, Barcelona, Mumbai, Muscat, New Delhi, Copenhagen and Cape Town.

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