Sian Adiseshiah in conversation with David Bell. What Hope Utopia?

Tue 11 June, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Venue: Martin Hall, room 1.17a/b

Free

Book Tickets

Dr. Siân Adiseshiah’s current book project is a monograph for Methuen Bloomsbury with the title Utopian Drama: In Search of a Genre, which goes back to classical Greek comedy and includes chapters on early modern and early twentieth-century drama as well as the contemporary period.

In Adiseshiah’s current book project is a monograph for Methuen Bloomsbury with the title Utopian Drama: In Search of a Genre, which goes back to classical Greek comedy and includes chapters on early modern and early twentieth-century drama as well as the contemporary period.

Despite the historical span of this publication Siân is primarily a scholar of contemporary drama/literary studies and within this is particularly interested in political theatre, literature and politics, class studies, utopian theory and aesthetics, and feminist theatre, and she has published many journal articles and book chapters in these areas.

Dr David Bell is Programme Co-Ordinator, for LU Arts/Radar at Loughborough University and is the author of Rethinking Utopia: Place, Power, Affect.

Siân Adiseshiah is a Senior Lecturer in English and Drama at Loughborough University. Her research explores contemporary theatre and twenty-first century literary studies, utopianism, class studies, women’s writing and age studies. She is working on a book titled Utopian Drama: In Search of a Genre (Bloomsbury), which goes back to classical Greek comedy and includes chapters on early modern and early twentieth-century drama as well as the contemporary period

Refreshments will be provided.

Search

Loughborough University Arts

Martin Hall Building

Loughborough University

Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK

luarts@lboro.ac.uk

01509 222 948