Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 201, JW Marriott
Brecht, Surveillance, Visibility
Program arranged by the International Brecht Society. Presiding: Vera S. Stegmann, Lehigh Univ.
1. “Breaking the Fourth Wall of Biometric Surveillance: Brechtian Aesthetics in Surveillance Arts Activism,” Elise Morrison, Yale Univ.
2. “Alienated and Relaxed: Immersed Spectators at Work and Onstage,” James Ball, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
3. “Performance at a Smart Intersection: Surveillance, Information Technologies, and the Space of Brecht’s ‘Street Scene,’” James Martin Harding, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Respondent: Theodore Franks Rippey, Bowling Green State Univ.