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2018 Latinx Theater Commons María Irene Fornés Institute Symposium

April 14, 2018 · Lewis Arts complex

Lewis Center for the Arts, Latinx Theater Commons, Humanities Council

María Irene Fornés (b. 1930, Havana, Cuba) is among the most influential American theater-makers of the twentieth century.

In April 2018, multiple gatherings will activate broader awareness about Fornés’ multifaceted legacy among theater artists, scholars and students. On Saturday, April 14, Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts — in partnership with with the Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) — will host the 2018 LTC María Irene Fornés Institute Symposium in Princeton, New Jersey. The 2018 LTC Fornés Symposium will convene an intergenerational “community gathering” of artists, academics, students, and others for a day of vigorous, Fornés-inspired creativity, conversation, and conviviality.

Supported by the Stephen Trask Lecture Series Fund, the Vice President for Campus Life, the Humanities Council, the Department of English, and the Programs in American Studies, Latino Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Latin American Studies.

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