Performance Study, à la 1856

April 19, 2013 (All day)

Tracy C. Davis, Northwestern University

When: Friday, April 19, 2013, 1:30pm
Where: Hutchinson Hall 154

Tracy C. Davis, from Northwestern University, is a specialist in performance theory, theatre historiography, and research methodology. She edits the book series Cambridge Studies in Theatre and Performance Theory. She is Director of the Graduate School's Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring initiative and Chair of Northwestern University Press's Editorial Board. She has served as President of the American Society for Theatre Research and is a member of the Board of Directors for Performance Studies International. Her monographs include Actresses as Working Women (1994), George Bernard Shaw and the Socialist Theatre (1994), The Economics of the British Stage, 1800-1914 (2000), and Stages of Emergency: Cold War Nuclear Civil Defense (2007). Her edited volumes include, among others, Playwriting and Nineteenth-Century British Women (co-edited with Ellen Donkin, 1999), Theatricality (coedited with Thomas Postlewait, 2003), and The Cambridge Companion to Performance Studies (2008).