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Cultural Encounters in Heterotopia: Shakespeare and East Asia

Alexa Alice Joubin, George Washington University

Fri, 4/26 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 202 Jones Hall

East Asian Studies Program

How do we analyze diverse and polyphonic performances around the world with an eye towards equity and social justice? This lecture outlines new methodologies for the study of Shakespeare as world literature through the notion of heterotopia—a concept, proposed by Michel Foucault, that describes worlds within worlds, or cultural spaces that are transformative because of their contradictory or trans-historical ideologies.

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