Jack Halberstam is Visiting Professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University. Halberstam is the author of five books including: Skin Shows: Gothic Horror…

Interview with Jack Halberstam (2014)

Opening address for the Hemispheric Institute's 9th Encuentro, held at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada, sought to explorethe multiple valences of the term MANIFEST! How…

Opening Address for the 9th Encuentro Montreal 2014

The Hemispheric Institute's 9th Encuentro, held at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada, sought to explore the multiple valences of the term MANIFEST! How are performances mobilized and syncretized in civic, community, and cultural contexts to create manifold forms of political expression? How do public, theatrical events produce ‘evidence’ that manifests ideas otherwise invisible, hidden, or unspeakable?

Trasnocheo for José

In this workshop and keynote address, celebrated in the context of in the context of the first Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and…

Augusto Boal and the Theater of the Oppressed

Performance artist and playwright Dan Fishback works out some of his anxieties about queer history, gay representation, male protagonism, and the limits of the queer…

Dan Fishback: Prostalgia

Institutional Welcome and Opening Remarks for the 2013 Encuentro, followed by the presentation of the Senior Fellows Awards to Vivian Martínez Tabares and Grupo Cultural…

Encuentro 2013 Institutional Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Senior Fellows Awards

This category is a temporary repository for holdings by artists and scholars who have contributed work to the HIDVL Digital Library but do not yet have a full profile.

This is a video documentation of a performance by EDEMA incollaboration with Carlos Ezequiel Monteros (H.I.J.O.S.) and Pilar Medina (group Contraseña, Monterrey), presented at the second Hemispheric Institute Encuentro in Monterrey, Mexico, in 2001.

EDEMA: El silencio es cómplice de la ausencia

In this interview, Ema Villanueva and Eduardo Flores discuss their artistic collaboration and their participation in projects focused on social justice. They highlight the relationship…

Interview with Ema Villanueva & Eduardo Flores (2001)

‘El gran teatro del mundo’ is an ‘auto sacramental’ written by Spanish playwright Pedro Calderón de la Barca in the 17th century to allegorically convey catholic values. In dialogue with the Shakespearian notion that 'all the world is a stage,' the play states that human beings have to play a role and make decisions with virtue and wisdom, because rewards or punishment will come in the after life.

El gran teatro del mundo, de Pedro Calderón de la Barca

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