Theatre: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities 2008

Kevin Byrne (Theatre) won a 2008-09 Carole and Morton Olshan Dissertation Fellowship ($15,000 + in-state tuition) to support work on Greeting Change: U.S. Blackface and Minstrel Performance in the Early 1920s. (posted 5-08)

Bertie Coralie Ferdman (Theatre) won a 2008-09 MAGNET Dissertation Fellowship ($20,000 + in-state tuition) to support work on Contemporary Site-Specific Theatre: Performance, the City, and Spatial Politics. (posted 5-08)

Kimberly Ramirez (Theatre) participated in the panel "Charting Cultural Spaces: Anarchists, dramatists, archivists—Luisa Capetillo, Papo Márquez, Carmen Rivera, and Doña Angélica Meléndez" at the 8thConference of the Puerto Rican Studies Association, Center for Advanced Studies of the Caribbean, in Old San Juan. His topic was award-winning playwright Carmen Rivera, the subject of his dissertation: “Carmen Rivera: Nuyorican Playwright Reclaims La Lupe and Celia Cruz.” (posted 10-08) She also won a 2008-09 Carell Dissertation Fellowship ($20,000 + in-state tuition) to support work on The Lost Apple Plays: Performing the U.S.-Pedro Pan Exodus. (posted 5-08)

Submitted on: DEC 31, 2008

Category: Student News, Theatre