Dept. Foreign Languages & Literatures
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
A.B. Bowdoin College
M.A. Middlebury College
Ph.D. Emory University
AREAS OF INTEREST
· 20th Century Latin American Theater and Performance
· Narrative and Poetry of Contemporary Spanish America
· Feminist Theory
· Latino/a Theater
Katherine Ford specializes in Modern Latin American literature, concentrating on Latin American theater and performance of the twentieth century with a special focus on the Hispanic Caribbean. She is the author of Politics and Violence in Cuban and Argentine Theater (published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2010). Her current book-length project centers on the role of re-writing and re-visioning in the theater of the twentieth-century in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.
2010. Politics and Violence in Cuban and Argentine Theater. Palgrave Macmillan.
2010-11. "Sounds and Silences of the Habanero Stage: Theater and the Cuban 'Quinquenio gris' (1971-1976)" Colorado Review of Hispanic Studies (Vol. 8–9) 353-70.
2009. "Performing the In-Between: Caridad Svich’s Iphigenia (A Rave Fable)” Gestos 24.48.
2007. "Splintering Theater: Violence in Griselda Gambaro’s Información para extranjeros" in Celebrations and Connections in Hispanic Literature. Ed. Margaret Parker and Andrea Morris. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 211-221.
2006. "Spaces Inside Out: Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La frontera” in Leading Ladies: The Hispanic Woman in the Arts and Literature. Ed. Yvonne Fuentes and Margaret Parker. Louisiana State University Press.
2005. "El espectáculo revolucionario: el teatro cubano de la década de los sesenta." Latin American Theatre Review 39.1: 95-114.
Review of Theatre, Performance, and Memory Politics in Argentina by Brenda Werth, in Revista de Estudios Hispánicos (forthcoming).
2010-11. Review of Home is Where the (He)art Is: The Family Romance in Late Twentieth Century Mexican and Argentine Theater by Sharon Magnarelli, in Colorado Review of Hispanic Studies 8-9: 399-401.