Saturday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 305, JW Marriott
The New World in Performance: Colonial Drama of Los Virreinatos de Nueva España and Perú
Program arranged by the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society and the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Presiding: Mary Maxine Browne, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette; Christopher Swift, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York
1. “Aztec Antichrist: Transculturation and Native Identity Onstage in Two Newly Discovered Nahuatl Religious Dramas,” Ben Leeming, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York
2. “Words, Works, and Wakas: Performative Encounters in Calderón de la Barca’s La aurora en Copacabana,” Payton Phillips Quintanilla, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
3. “Theater and Historical Imagination in the Americas, 1500–1640,” Nicole T. Hughes, Columbia Univ.