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“Peer Gynt in a Digital Age” Conference
March 9, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
This international conference brings together scholars, designers, and dramaturgs from Norway, Tel Aviv, Seattle, and California for the second weekend of the performance. The event is held with the support of the Norwegian Consulate, UCSC, and the Norway House Foundation.
Speakers will discuss staging and design histories, what it’s like to perform Ibsen, and the international relevance of Ibsen’s most globally-produced work.
The “Peer Gynt in a Digital Age” conference will include Brian Johnston, translator and Professor (retired) Carnegie Mellon University; Sverre Mørkhagen, Norwegian author and Peer Gynt scholar; Sarah Bryant Bertail, Associate Professor Emerita, University of Washington; Freddie Rokem, Emanuel Herzikowitz Professor of Theatre Studies, Tel Aviv University; Michael Chemers, Associate Professor of Theater Arts, UCSC.
The afternoon portion of the conference will include Kimberly Jannarone, Professor of Theater Arts, UCSC; Brandin Barón-Nusbaum, Associate Professor of Theater Arts, UCSC; Danny Scheie, Professor of Theater Arts, UCSC and Nancy Carlin, Guest Artist; Ben Carson, Associate Professor of Music, UCSC; Jessica Hayden Molla and Chris Molla, soundscape artists and UCSC DANM MFA alumni.
Visit the Gynt Conference website for detailed information on conference and speakers.