On February 4th 2017, FSA attended the Symposium Global Chaucer and Shakespeare in a Digital World organized and sponsored by the GW Digital Humanities Institute. The event took place at The National Churchill Library & Center within The George Washington University’s Gelman Library in The United States of America.
Participants: José Francisco Botelho, award-winning translator and poet (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), Candace Barrington (Central Connecticut State), Jill Bradbury (Gallaudet), Laura Estill (Texas A&M), Alexa Huang (George Washington), Jonathan Hsy (George Washington), Carol Robinson (Kent State at Trumball), Michael Saenger (Southwestern), Mike Shea (Southern Connecticut State), Mercedes de la Torre and Carlos Drocchi (Fundación Shakespeare Argentina), Eve Salisbury (Western Michigan), Sam Yates (George Washington), Katherine Schaap Williams (NYU Abu Dhabi).
The Directors of FSA Carlos Drocchi and Mercedes de la Tore presented FSA Website and the latest activities and projects of the Fundación Shakespeare Argentina.
Watch FSA Interview to Dr. Alexa Huang, founder and y Co-Director of GWU Digital Humanities Institute
Dr. Alexa Huang is Professor of English at The George Washington University and (with Jonathan Hsy) founding Co-Director of the GW Digital Humanities Institute. Her teaching and publications are unified by a commitment to understanding the mobility of early modern and postmodern cultures in their literary, performative, and digital forms of expression. She is the author and editor of Shakespeare and the Ethics of Appropriation; Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange; Shakespeare in Hollywood, Asia, and Cyberspace; Class, Boundary, and Social Discourse in the Renaissance; Weltliteratur und Welttheater: Ästhetischer Humanismus in der kulturellen Globalisierung; and The Shakespearean International Yearbook (volumes on topics such as Shakespeare on Site; Shakespeare and the Human; Digital Shakespeares). To promote cross-cultural understanding, she co-founded the open access MIT Global Shakespeares digital performance archive
See link: www.globalshakespeares.org
FSA is very proud to collaborate with this excellent international project.