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Publications

“The ‘Most Shocking’ Death:

Adaptation, Femininity, and Victimhood in the Human Sacrifice of Shireen Baratheon” 

Vying for the Iron Throne:

Essays on Power, Gender, Death and Performance in HBO’s Game of Thrones

Lindsey Mantoan and Sara Brady, eds.

Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press (2018)

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Book Review: 

The Athenian Adonia in Context: The Adonis Festival as Cultural Practice by Laurialan Reitzammer

Reading Religion:

A Publication of the American Academy of Religion

electronic publication (April 2018)

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“Racine’s Ancients: Paradoxes of Adaptation in the Panegyric Tradition of French Neoclassicism

Ecumenica: A Journal of Theatre and Performance

Vol. 11, No. 1 (2018): 53-61

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“Opera’s ‘Return to Antiquity’: 

Adaptation, Gender, and the Illusion of Authenticity in Gluck’s Iphigénie en Aulide”

Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance

Vol. 9, No. 3 (2016): 253-68

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“Woman, Tyrant, Mother, Murderess: 

An Exploration of the Mythic Character of Clytemnestra in All Her Forms"

Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Vol. 38, No. 6 (September 2009): 692-719

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Conference
Presentations

“Sex, Death, and Narrative Codes:

The Role of the Virgin/Ingénue in Blending and Breaking Classical and Neoclassical Rules in HBO's Game of Thrones

    Panel: A Close Look at the Small Screen

            Pippi to Ripley 5: Feminist and Fantastic Pop Culture

Ithaca, NY

April 2019

Conference Program

“Balancing Space and Time:

The Challenges of Integrating World Theatre into the Mainline Curriculum”

Working group: The Pedagogy of Extraordinary Bodies:

Re-Interrogating the Theatre History Syllabus

            American Society for Theatre Research Forum--La Jolla

La Jolla, CA

November 2018

Forum Schedule

“Divided we Fall:

How Theater Studies and Adaptation Theory Can Revolutionize One Another”

         Panel: Starting the Revolution: Lacunae in Theatre and Adaptation Studies            

Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference

Boston, MA

August 2018

Conference Program

“Redistricting Theatre History: How a 'Location First' Approach Can Push Back Against Eurocentrism in Chronological Theatre History”

       Working group: The Pedagogy of Extraordinary Bodies:

Re-Interrogating the Theatre History Syllabus

            American Society for Theatre Research Conference

Atlanta, GA

November 2017

Conference Program

 

“Blood and Thunder: Spectacle in English Neoclassical Adaptation”

           Panel: Blood And Bodies: Spectacles Of Nationalism On European Stages            

Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference

Las Vegas, NV

August 2017

Conference Program

 

“The Myth of ‘Still Relevant’: Rethinking Adaptation as Palimpsest”

         Session: Adaptation            

Comparative Drama Conference

Orlando, FL

March 2017

Conference Program

 

“Adaptation as Erasure and Ethnocentrism in the Neoclassical Theater:

The Case of De la Touche's Iphigenia and Tauride

Working group: The Transmedial and Transglobal Eighteenth Century

American Society for Theatre Research Conference 

Minneapolis, MN

November 2016

Conference Program

“Racine’s Ancients: 

Paradoxes of Adaptation in the Panegyric Tradition of French Neoclassicism”

Panel: French Theatre

Comparative Drama Conference     

Baltimore, MD

March-April 2016

Conference Schedule

“Saving Iphigenia: 

Neoclassical Sensibilities and the Subversion of Euripides's Political Drama in Jean Racine's Iphigénie

Panel: Politics at Play: Raising the Stakes of Public Discourse

Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference     

Orlando, FL

July-August 2013

Conference Program

“Desintegrando las fronteras: 

el rechazo de othering de los inmigrantes en ‘Fátima de los naufragios’ y Princesas

Panel: Critical Approaches to Spanish Literature and Film

Spanish Matters Colloquium     

Tacoma, WA

April 2008

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