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Global Voices in the Time of Coronavirus

Global Voices in the Time of Coronavirus Global Voices in the Time of Coronavirus Selected and edited by Benjamin Gillespie, Sarah Lucie, and Jennifer Joan Thompson n March 2020, Frank Hentschker, director of the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at The Graduate Center, CUNY, in New York City, began his curated SEGAL ITALKS series, hour-long daily conversations with theatre artists and cultural thinkers from around the globe. Hentschker’s aim in conceiving “In the Time of Corona” has been to offer a platform for global voices to discuss the current challenges and sorrows, as well as hope for what he calls the new Weltzustand— the state of the world. This unique program has been made in collaboration with HowlRound Theatre Commons at Emerson College, Boston and is archived at HowlRound.com. The selections reproduced here, representing thirty artists and thinkers from twenty countries, feature edited excerpts from the conversations in April, May, and June 2020. These passages confirm the devastation caused by the pandemic but also reaffirm a collective hope for a better future arising out of the unprecedented challenges we now face. Voices from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America offer ree fl ctions on the pandemic as well as manifestos for the present and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art MIT Press

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MIT Press
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Copyright © MIT Press
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1520-281X
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1537-9477
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10.1162/pajj_a_00532
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Abstract

Global Voices in the Time of Coronavirus Selected and edited by Benjamin Gillespie, Sarah Lucie, and Jennifer Joan Thompson n March 2020, Frank Hentschker, director of the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at The Graduate Center, CUNY, in New York City, began his curated SEGAL ITALKS series, hour-long daily conversations with theatre artists and cultural thinkers from around the globe. Hentschker’s aim in conceiving “In the Time of Corona” has been to offer a platform for global voices to discuss the current challenges and sorrows, as well as hope for what he calls the new Weltzustand— the state of the world. This unique program has been made in collaboration with HowlRound Theatre Commons at Emerson College, Boston and is archived at HowlRound.com. The selections reproduced here, representing thirty artists and thinkers from twenty countries, feature edited excerpts from the conversations in April, May, and June 2020. These passages confirm the devastation caused by the pandemic but also reaffirm a collective hope for a better future arising out of the unprecedented challenges we now face. Voices from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America offer ree fl ctions on the pandemic as well as manifestos for the present and

Journal

PAJ: A Journal of Performance and ArtMIT Press

Published: Sep 1, 2020

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