Sunday, September 27, 2015

General Membership Meeting - Thursday, October 1st

Please join us for the annual DIG general membership meeting to hear about
what we have planned for the coming year and to contribute suggestions for
speakers and workshops. 

When? Thursday, October 1st at 5PM
Where?  Red Hawk on State Street

The Drama Interest Group is a Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshop primarily
for graduate students, but also for members of the university community
interested in drama and performance. Our activities include bringing
guests to speak about their latest research, seeing theatre and discussing
the performance together, and particularly conducting essay and
dissertation chapter writing workshops for graduate students at all levels.

Questions? Email Sheila Coursey ( or Hayley O'Malley (

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The Arthur Miller Scholars' Symposium

The Drama Interest Group presents
The Arthur Miller Scholars' Symposium

October 14-16, Walgreen Drama Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Wednesday, October 14 (5 – 6:30 pm)
The Arthur Miller Theatre

Isabella Peralta
New York University Abu Dhabi
"Linda Loman: Tragedy and the Common Woman"

Arianna Stucki
New York University Abu Dhabi
“Linda Loman’s Tragedy”

Thursday, October 15 (6 – 7 pm)
Theatre Studio I

David Palmer, Vice President, The Arthur Miller Society
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
"The Brain’s Creation of the Self and Arthur Miller’s Conception of Tragedy"

Claire Conceison
Duke University and MIT
"Arthur Miller in China"

Friday, October 16 (4:30 – 6 pm)
The Arthur Miller Theatre

Rosemary Malague, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
"Attention Must be Paid: Staging Linda Loman in the 21st Century"

Rupali Mirza
Integral University. Lucknow. India
"Miller’s Michigan Play: No Villain and the Rising of the Proletariat"

Shelley Manis
University of Michigan

"Why We Should Teach The Archbishop's Ceiling"