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lindsay goss

 

education 

Ph.D. Theatre and Performance Studies, Brown University, May 2014 

Dissertation: Entertaining the Movement: Jane Fonda, GI Resistance, and the FTA

Committee: Patricia Ybarra (Chair), Rebecca Schneider, Nicholas Ridout

B.A. Honors thesis in English Literature, Macalester College, 2004

 

employment

Assistant Professor of Theater, Temple University, August 2017-present

Pforzheimer Fellow in American Drama, City University of New York - CUNY, August 2016-May 2017

Lecturer, New York University Abu Dhabi Writing Program, August 2014-August 2016

 

publications and presentations

articles

2018 "You Are Invited Not to Attend: Answering the Call for a Cultural Boycott of the. Shiraz Festival of the Arts," Performance Paradigm 14, pp. 10-27

2017 "Theater for Beginners: Germinal," (Critical Acts) TDR 61.3, pp. 165-72 

2015 “The Body in the Margins: Alexandra Kollontai’s Command Performance,” special issue of Performance Research 20.6, pp. 12-16

2015  “Class/Work: Labor, Theatricality, and the Student,” special issue of Contemporary Theatre Review 25.3, pp. 327-343

reviews

2015 Review of Karen Jürs-Munby, Jerome Carroll, and Steve Giles, editors, Postdramatic Theatre and the Political: International Perspectives on  

          Contemporary Performance, Theatre Survey 57.1, pp. 160-62

2013 “At Home and Abroad,” Afterimage 41.2, September, pp. 6-8 

 

works in progress

"Tactical Actors: Jane Fonda, GI Resistance, and the FTA," book manuscript 

"Crisis Actors and Ally Theater," journal article

invited talks

2018 “The Performative Threat: Expressions of Injury and Perceptions of Violence from Black Power to Black Lives Matter,” conference on Performativity and             the Political, National Autonomous University of Mexico, May 7

2013 “Screening the ‘Emancipated Spectator’: The FTA’s Soldier-Spectator on Display” Performance Studies Working Group, Yale University, November 19 

 

conference plenaries

2019 “Crisis Actors,” American Society for Theatre Research, Arlington, VA, Nov 7-10 (upcoming)

conference presentations and working groups 

2021 “Covert Rehearsal: Training the Spectator,” American Society for Theatre Research, San Diego (upcoming)

2020 “Future Tense: on crisis and its circulation in theatre and political theory,” American Comparative Literature Association, Chicago, March 19-22 (event       

           cancelled due to COVID- 19)

2018 “Sex and Solidarity: Jane Fonda’s Role in the GI Resistance,” American Society for Theatre Research Symposium, San Diego, Nov 15-18

          “Words from another place: Rethinking the place of the actor in the politics of anti- theatricality,” ACLA, Los Angeles March 29-April 1

2017 "Theatricality and Injury in Pallywood," Spectacular Transgressions Roundtable, Association for Theater in Higher Education, Las Vegas, August 3-6

2015 “No Show: Iran's Shiraz Festival of the Arts and the Politics of the Cultural Boycott,” American Society for Theatre Research, Portland, OR, November 5-8

          “Solidarity and Spectatorship,” paper presented in absentia, On Tilted Earth, Performance Studies International Conference in Manila, Philippines,  

           November 5-8

           Visiting Correspondent to Luzon/Philippines site of Performance Studies International #21, April 19 - May 1

2014 “Doing Something Else,” American Society for Theatre Research, Baltimore, MD, November 20-23 

          “Looking at Looking at Tazieh,” Performance Studies International #20, Shanghai, July 4-8

          “Class/Work: Students Performing Solidarity,” Historical Materialism, Toronto, May 8-11

2013 “Performing Solidarity,” Rethinking Marxism Conference, Amherst, MA, September 19-22

2012 “Interfering with Time: A History of Ta’ziyeh as History,” American Society for Theatre Research, Nashville, TN, November 1-4

           Debating (In)civility Roundtable, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Washington, DC, August 2-5

           “When the Art/Work Owns You,” Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Washington, DC, August 2-5

2011 “Excess in the Economy of Injury,” American Society for Theatre Research, Montreal, November 17-20

           “The Fixative Pose in Theatricality, Photography and Memory,” Performance Studies International Conference #17, Utrecht, May 25-29

2010 “Entertaining Resistance: Free The Army, Counterpublics, and the Theatre of Solidarity,” PSi Conference #16, Toronto, June 9-13

 

courses taught (first year)

2020 World of the Play

2019 Graduate Seminar in Dramatic Literature II, Temple University

2018 Graduate Seminar in Dramatic Literature I, Temple University

          Theater History II, Temple University

2017 Theater History I, Temple University

          Introduction to Theater Process, Temple University

          Black Theater USA, City College of New York

          Theatre and Politics, City College of New York

2016 Introduction to Literary Study, City College of New York

         20th Century U.S. Representative Writers, City College of New York

2015 Pain, New York University Abu Dhabi

2014 Analysis and Expression: Writing in Disguise, New York University Abu Dhabi

          Persuasive Communication, Brown University (also 2011, 2010)

2013 Anarchy, Activism, and the Avant-Garde: The Politics of Performance, Brown University 

          Writing for Performance: Sketch Comedy, Brown University Continuing Education (also 2012, 2010, 2009)

          English On Stage: Building Language Skills Through Performance, Brown University Continuing Education

2012 Controversy in Context, Brown University/Trinity Repertory Theatre Consortium

selected theatre works

2020 Somewhere by Marisela Treviño Orta, Director, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 

2016 quite the best news in some considerable - rinse and repeat version, Co-creator and performer, Peopling the Palaces, Queen Mary University of London

2015 quite the best news in some considerable time, Co-creator and performer, New York University Abu Dhabi

2014 What is the role of the intellectual in the revolutionary struggle? Co-creator and performer, Peopling the Palaces, Queen Mary University of London 

          O-K by Katie Pearl, Performer, Brown University, RI

2013 Fight. Flight. Plant. Possum. Performer, 6x6, 95Empire, Providence, RI

          The State Department Presents, Co-creator and performer, 95Empire, Providence, RI 

          Scenes from Scenes from a Marriage, Co-creator and performer, 95Empire, Providence, RI 

2010 Mo’reece and the Girls by Jackie Sibblies, Dramaturg, Brown University, RI

2009 Lament and Fragmentation by Dale Perrault, Director, Infiltrage 2, The Flea, NY

2007 Boxes by Robert Askins, Director, Living Image Arts, NY

2005 Trifles by Susan Glaspell, Director, Theatre Unbound, MN

          Corporate Karaoke, Co-writer and co-director, Fringe Festival, MN

2004 Untitled: Figure in White, Writer and director, Theatre Unbound, MN

          City Pagez: The Show, Co-writer and co-director, Fringe Festival, MN

 

awards, residencies, and grants

2017 Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research Participant, Harvard University

          German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Interdisciplinary Summer Seminar Participant and Grant Recipient, “Rethinking Performance in Theory and           Practice,” University of Chicago

2013 95Empire Residency, Providence, RI

2012 Creative Arts Council Grant, Brown University

          Emerging Scholar, Performance Studies Focus Group, Association for Theatre in Higher Education

2011 Graduate International Colloquium Grant, Brown University

          Critical Language Scholarship (Persian/Tajikistan), U.S. State Department

service

to the profession

2013 Member-at-Large, Performance Studies Focus Group, Association for Theatre in Higher Education

 

to the university

2014 Graduate student representative to Brown University Graduate School governing council

2013 Guest participant in Brown/Trinity Repertory Theatre Consortium, Design Practicum for MFA Directing students

2012 Conference Coordinator, “Performing Under Pressure: Life, Labor, and Art in the Academy,” Brown University

2011 Conference Organizer, “In a Strange Land: One Thousand Years of Shahnameh,” Brown University

 

to the department

2019 School of Theater, Film and Media Arts coordinator for Symposium of Undergraduate Research and Creativity

2018 Member, Department Committee on Theater Studies Curriculum, Temple University Faculty coordinator for Temple University Undergraduate Research             and Creative Works Conference
2016 Member, Departmental Committee on Literature in the Major, City College

 

related experience

2007 Producer, Living Image Arts, NY

2006 Literary Intern, New York Theatre Workshop, NY

2004 Education Intern, Teatro del Pueblo, MN 

           Intern, Derry Playhouse, Northern Ireland

2003 Intern, Penumbra Theater, MN

2002 Intern, In The Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, MN

 

 

 

projects

publications

in progress

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