Recasting the Borders: Cross-Cultural Performances in Theater and Film

Date: 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Harvard Yard

RecastingPresented by: The Office for the Arts at Harvard and Houghton Library

Recent controversies over cross-cultural and non-traditional casting in theater and film have highlighted continuing inequalities and challenges with regard to representation. Recasting the Borders: Cross-Cultural Performances in Theater and Film features Wesley Morris (New York Times), Ju Yon Kim (Harvard University Department of English) and Brian Herrera (Princeton University) in a conversation presented by the Office for the Arts and Houghton Library and inspired by the exhibition Treading the Borders: Immigration and the American Stage

The event is free and open to the public, but requires RSVP here