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Jean Graham-Jones
Position: Professor of Theatre, Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, and Comparative Literature
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Phone: (212) 817-8873
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles

Professor Graham-Jones’s research and teaching specializations include contemporary and colonial Latin American (especially Argentine) theatre and performance in addition to theatre, performance, cultural, and translation theories. Major publications include Exorcising History: Argentine Theater under Dictatorship (2000), Reason Obscured: Nine Plays by Ricardo Monti (ed. and trans., 2004), BAiT: Buenos Aires in Translation (ed. and trans., 2008), Timbre 4: 2 Plays by Claudio Tolcachir (ed. and trans., 2010), and Evita, Inevitably: Performing Argentina’s Female Icons Before and After Eva PerĂ³n (2014). Professor Graham-Jones is President (2015-19) of the International Federation for Theatre Research. A former editor of Theatre Journal, Professor Graham-Jones currently serves on the editorial boards of Chasqui, Contemporary Theatre Review, Latin American Theatre Review, The Mercurian: A Theatrical Translation Review, Performance Matters, and Theatre Journal. She is currently preparing two book-length projects: an edited volume of performance scripts, interviews, and other texts on the work of Buenos Aires theatre artist Lola Arias, and a monographic study of the challenges in contemporary performance translation, based on her experiences as a scholar, translator, director, and actor. Professor Graham-Jones was most recently seen performing in the world premiere of Terry Galloway’s The Ugly Girl at the 2014 Disability and Deaf Arts (DADA) Festival in Liverpool.

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