© 2018 by Brian EG Cook

SCHOLARSHIP

Conference or Other Presentations 

  • "Julius Caesar and the Reality Show Presidency.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Milwaukee, WI. March 15-18, 2018.

  • “Alaskan Pirouette: Devising Earthquake '64.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Milwaukee, WI. March 15-18, 2018.

  • Stalking the Bogeyman: The Problem of Socially-Engaged Theatre in Alaska (and Beyond).” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Houston, TX. March 16-19, 2017.

  • Stalking the Bogeyman: Confronting Sexual Violence Through Community-Engaged Theatre.” Co-presented by Brittany Freitas-Murrell. Imagining America. Milwaukee, WI. October 8, 2016.

  • Stalking the Bogeyman: From Newspaper to Stage.” Co-presented with David Holthouse. Last Frontier Theatre Conference. Valdez, AK. June 15, 2016.

  • Stalking the Bogeyman: Confronting Sexual Violence Through Community-Engaged Theatre.” UAA Faculty Research and Creative Activity Symposium. April 8, 2016.

  • “Ethics of ‘Re-Devising’ When Producing Published, Devised Plays.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Minneapolis, MN. March 17-20, 2016.

  • “Inspiration as Transaction in British Alternative Theatre.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Kansas City, MO. March 19-22, 2015. 

  • “Between Brook and McBurney: An Alternate Genealogy of Physical Theatre in the UK.” American Society for Theatre Research. Dallas, TX. November 2013.

  • “Kafka’s Myth on the British Stage.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. St. Louis, MO. March 2013.

  • “The Arts Council v. British Council: Contesting Cherub’s Value.” Subsidy, Patronage & Sponsorship: Theatre and Performance Culture in Uncertain Times. Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK. July 19, 2012.

  • “Shocking the System: Cherub as Cultural Ambassador and National Pariah.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Chicago, IL. March 2012.

  • "Historicizing The Cherub Company's Two Noble Kinsmen and Twelfth Night." Graduate Research Forum, University of Oregon. February 2012.

  • “Alternative(s) in Education: Alternative Practitioners as Tutors in Drama Schools.” American Society for Theatre Research. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. November 2011.

  • “(In)famous Angel: The Cherub Company and the Problem of Definition.” Center for the Study of Women in Society, Road Scholars selected presenter. Eugene, OR. September 2011-12.

  • “‘They might not go blind’: Cherub’s Two Noble Kinsmen vs. the Arts Council.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Minneapolis, MN. March 2011.

  • “Bringing Stage Managers into the Company.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Minneapolis, MN. March 2011.

  • “Dramaturgy as Pedagogy in the Study of Indigenous Performance.” American Society for Theatre Research. Seattle, WA. November 2010.

Published Papers

  • “Introduction to the Special Section on Rousing Experiences: Theatre, Politics, and Change.” Theatre History Studies 37: 2018. In final proofs, expected Fall 2018.

  • Book review: British Theatre and Performance 1900-1950. By Rebecca D’Monté. Journal of Dramatic Theatre and Criticism 32 (1): Fall 2017, 129-130.

  •  “The Arts Council, the British Council, and the Paradox of Cherub Theatre Company.” Theatre History Studies 35: 2016, 73-94.

  • Book review: Marking Time: Performance, Archaeology and the City. By Mike Pearson. Theatre Survey 56 (3): September 2015.

  • Book review: British Avant Garde Theatre. By Claire Warden. Theatre Survey 55 (3): September 2014.

  • Book review: The Political Theatre of David Edgar: Negotiation and Retrieval. By Janelle Reinelt and Gerald Hewitt. Theatre Survey 54 (3): September 2013.

  • “Achronicity: A Historical Installation for Burning Vision.” LMDA University Caucus Sourcebook Volume 4. Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas. August 2011.

  • “‘They might not go blind’: Cherub’s Kinsmen and the Drama Officer’s Report.” Performing Arts Resources 28 (2011): 314-21.

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