We are pleased to invite you to come discuss a groundbreaking study on the vital role of baroque theater in shaping modernist philosophy, literature, and performance.

In Baroque Modernity, Joseph Cermatori argues that the memory of seventeenth-century baroque stages helped produce new forms of theater, space, and experience around the turn of the twentieth century. In response, modern theater helped give rise to the development of the baroque as a modern philosophical idea.

Hybrid event held at Labyrinth; click the link below for more event details and to register for the livestream:

Joseph Cermatori is assistant professor of English at Skidmore College. Michael Cadden is a professor in the English Department and senior lecturer in Theater at Princeton University, whose areas of interest include modern and contemporary theater, dramaturgy, comedy, the history of theatrical directing, Shakespeare in performance, Australian literature and theater, and ancient Greek drama in performance.

This event is co-sponsored by Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts and Humanities Council.

Presented By

  • Lewis Center for the Arts
  • Humanities Council
  • Labyrinth Books