How did contemporary casting practices come into being? Why do casting controversies figure so prominently in discussions about race, gender and sexuality in contemporary theatre? Audience questions will guide this lively and interactive discussion with Associate Professor of Theater Brian Herrera about his current book project on the material practices of casting in US popular performance.
Guyot Hall, Room 10 · Presented by: Princeton Environmental Institute
Visual arts professor Jeff Whetstone will draw on film and photographs from his PEI-funded documentary about New Orleans and the Lower Mississippi River, “The Batture Ritual,” to discuss the tense balance between people and landscape — between the wild and the controlled — and depict a natural world from which humans are inextricable. FREE