Trauma as Durational Performance: A Walk Through Villa Grimaldi
Speaker: Diana Taylor, Professor of Performance Studies and Spanish at NYU; Founding Director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
Date: Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009
Location: 126 Voorhies
Villa Grimaldi was a country estate in suburban Santiago that was turned into a covert prison and torture center during the Pinochet dictatorship. The property, mostly leveled, was rescued as something of a museum of memory al fresco in recent years.
This event is cosponsored by: Cultural Studies Graduate Group, Department of Spanish, Department of Theater and Dance, Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory and Hemispheric Institute on the Americas.