365 Fifth Ave (btwn 34th & 35th)
New York, New York

Opening with an excerpt from the new stage adaptation of William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury, which will be performed by the provocative downtown theater company Elevator Repair Service at New York Theater Workshop this spring, this event will bring together directors, literary scholars, and scholars of theater to explore the excitement and challenge of modernist literary adaptation. Discussants will include John Collins, director of Elevator Repair Service, Sarah Jane Bailes, Professor of Theater, University of Sussex, England, Morris Dickstein, Distinguished Professor of English, The Graduate Center, CUNY and David Savran, Distinguished Professor of Theater, The Graduate Center, CUNY. Moderated by Julie Bleha.

Martin E. Segal Theatre

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Added by Center for the Humanities on March 10, 2008