Institute of Modern Languages Research
'Working for the Dead': Commemorating and Remembering the Sabra and Shatila Massacres in Literature and on Stage
Dr Clare Finburgh will open the series with a talk on the adaptation of Jean Genet's Quatre heures à Chatila for the stage.
First of a new series of French theatre, these seminars provide a unique space for the discussion of theatre practise in France and Francophone countries. At the crossroads of French and Theatre/Performance Studies, it will explore societal, cultural and artistic issues. Invited guest speakers shed light on aspects of staging and dramaturgy, programming and cultural planning, institutional networks and ideological battles.