Faculty Notes

Peter Erickson: Black dramatists on Black actors

Jan. 4 Peter Erickson, visiting professor of humanities, has published “Black Characters in Search of an Author: Black Plays on Black Performers of Shakespeare” in the collection Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (Palgrave, 2010).  This article examines the varied critical perspectives generated when contemporary black dramatists focus on Shakespearean performances by black actors.

Michael J. Lewis: "The Bauhaus Restored"

The Bauhaus restored | December 2009 The New Criterion On “Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. In his feature in The New Criterion on MOMA’s show, ‘Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity,’ Lewis writes “the spellbinding exhibition now at the Museum of Modern Art.[1] Although it topples a good more »