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PUBLICATIONS

Read about our project on Howlroundhttp://howlround.com/diversifying-the-classical-canon

 

Now available: Women and Servants, a translation by Barbara Fuchs of Lope de Vega’s recently rediscovered Mujeres y criados, published by Juan de la Cuesta:

https://www.amazon.com/Women-Servants-Lope-Vega/dp/158871277X?ie=UTF8&*Version*=1&*entries*=0.

 

FALL 2016: “THE COMEDIA IN TRANSLATION AND PERFORMANCE” WORKING GROUP MEETINGS

October 4th

October 18th

November 1st

November 15th

November 29th

 

Winter Quarter
Jan. 17
Jan. 31
Feb. 14
Feb. 28
Spring Quarter
Apr. 4
Apr. 18
May 2
May 16
May 30

 

We’ll meet from 12:15 to 2:50 in Rolfe Hall 4330. Lunch will be provided.

EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

In Fall 2017, the Theater Department of Tufts University will be doing a production of Women and Servants using Professor Barbara Fuchs translation.

In November 2, 2016, the UCLA Department of Theater will present a staged reading of our latest translation, Juan Ruiz de Alarcón’s What We Owe our Lies (Los empeños de un engaño) directed by Michael Hackett.  For more information on booking, please visit http://www.1718.ucla.edu/events/lies/

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PRESENTATIONS

In Spring 2017, Professor Fuchs will present a keynote on our work at the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater conference held at the Chamizal Siglo de Oro Festival.

In November 12th, 2016, we will present our work at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) in Pasadena.

In March 2016, we presented our work at the 62nd meeting of the Renaissance Society of America.

In October 2015, we spoke about the Diversifying the Classics‘ initiatives at the 16th Century Society and Conference in Vancouver.

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Professor Michael Hackett and first-year students in the MFA Acting and Directing Programs, Department of Theater, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, in a staged reading of Lope de Vega’s A Wild Night in Toledo, translated by The Comedia in Translation and Performance working group directed by Barbara Fuchs.
Photographer: Reed Hutchinson