MRDS Sponsored Session: MLA 2018

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We hope you’ll join us at the following session, part of the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association in New York City, NY, January 4 to 7, 2018.

Session 273. Early Drama in the Americas

Friday, January 5, 10:15 – 11:30 AM

Location: Hilton, Madison

Chair: Mary Maxine Browne (Purdue University, West Lafayette)


  • El gran teatro del mundo in New Spain: Translating Calderón into Náhuatl,” Obed Lira (Harvard University)
  • “Insecure Receptions: Sor Juana’s San Hermenegildo, the Inquisition, and Náhuatl Theater,” Ben Post (Murray State University)
  • “Forms of ‘Unsettlement’ in Early English Drama,” Caro Pirri (Rutgers University, New Brunswick)
  • ”The Blockade of Boston: Early American Drama beyond the Script,” Betsy Klimasmith (University of Massachusetts, Boston)