Shockwaves: Immigration & its Racial Reverberations on the Contemporary Spanish Stage

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June 6th at 3:30 p.m. in Sproul 912.
Dr. Jeffrey K. Coleman is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at Marquette University. He gained his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2014. His research interests include immigration, race and other sociopolitical issues within Contemporary Spanish and Catalan Theatre. He has published essays on this and related topics in SymposiumAnagnórisisJournal of Catalan Studies, and others. He is currently working on a book manuscript entitled Shockwaves: Immigration and its Racial Reverberations on the Contemporary Spanish Stage (under contract with Northwestern University Press), which will examine the racialized representation of Latin American, North African, and sub-Saharan African migrants in plays dating from 1992-Present