PSWG Speakers Fall 2021

Kimberly Jannarone, Co-Convener, Yale School of Drama

Elise Morrison, Co-Convener, Theater and Performance Studies Program

Tavia Nyong’o, Co-Convener, Theater and Performance Studies Program/American Studies/African American Studies

Evan Hill, Graduate Student Assistant, DFA candidate, Yale School of Drama

Andie Berry, Graduate Student Assistant, PhD candidate, English Literature/African American Studies

This semester, the working group will convene online via Zoom on Tuesdays from 12-1pm EST.  This year’s theme is “Environment in and of Crisis.”  Guests present for approximately 30-40 minutes, leaving time for a robust  Q&A with the broader group.

Sept 10 May Joseph, Professor Social Science & Cultural Studies, Pratt Institue; Founder of Harmattan Theater, Inc

Sept 17 Sean Metzger, Professor, School of Theater, Film, and Television; Associate Dean, Faculty and Students, UCLA

Sept 24  Siobhan Angus, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, History of Art, Yale University; visiting scholar, Yale Center for British Art

Oct 1 Frances Ya Chu Cowhig, playwright; Joshua Chambers-Letson, Professor, Northwestern University; and Christine Mok, Assistant Professor, English, University of Rhode Island

Oct 8 Stacey Sacks, artist and scholar, Stockholm; Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, Naugatuck Valley Community College

Oct 15  Michael Wang, artist, creator of Extinct in the Wild

Oct 22  Yale Fall Break

Oct 29  Jonathan D. Howard, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies, Yale

Nov 5  Lisa Woynarski, Associate Professor, Film, Theatre, and Television, University of Reading

Nov 12  Joshua Chambers-Letson, Professor, Performance Studies, Northwestern University

Nov 19  Jennifer Parker-Starbuck, Head of School, Performance and Digital Art, Royal Holloway