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- Brenda Werth's research interests include Latin American theatre, performance, memory studies, and translation. She is author of the book Theatre, Performance, and Memory Politics in Argentina (Palgrave 2010); co-editor (with Paola Hernández and Florian Becker) of Imagining Human Rights in Twenty-First Century Theatre: Global Perspectives (Palgrave 2013); and co-editor (with May Summer Farnsworth and Camilla Stevens) of Escrito por mujeres (LATR Books, University of Kansas 2013). She is currently working on two projects: the first explores emerging forms of autobiography in twenty-first-century Argentine documentary theater and performance. The second investigates the role of theatre in shaping discourses on citizenship and human rights under Peronism.
DegreesPhD, Rutgers University
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Theatre, Performance, and Memory Politics in Argentina
Brenda Werth’s book studies theatrical representations of Argentina’s transition from dictatorship to ...