Out of the Wings brings together practitioners, researchers, writers and translators for an afternoon of discussion and exploration of the work of black playwrights in the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking worlds, their translation into English, and the companies, artists and educators foregrounding their work.
2:45-3pm Introduction and Welcome with Dr Camila Ymay González.
3-3:45pm Focus on Colombia-Pacifico with Manuel Francisco Viveros, Eddy Janeth Mosquera Hinestroza and Johanna Robledo, chaired by Dr. Rosa Andújar.
4-4:45pm Focus on Spain with Layla Benitez-James and Dr. Jeffrey K. Coleman, chaired by William Gregory.
5:15-6pm Focus on Afro-Lusophone Playwriting with Xinha Morais, Dr. Eunice Ferreira and Dr. Ramiro Silveira, chaired by Dr. Almiro Andrade.
6:15-7:15pm Film Screening and Q&A: Fátima Patterson, Race, Gender and Theater. A portrait of the Afro-Cuban theatre director, playwright and actress Fátima Patterson, with film-maker Dr. Juanamaría Cordones-Cook, chaired by Prof. Catherine Boyle.
This event will take place via Zoom. All ticket holders will receive a Zoom invitation to the email address they book with one day prior to the event. Places are limited so snap up a spot while you can!