Prof. Meerzon will explore "Chronotope of the Road: Toward spacial-temporal dimension of the dramaturgy of migration" as part of the School of Creative Arts Research Forum SCARF on 19.02.2024.

SCARF is a weekly event held during teaching weeks at 10am on Mondays in Trinity Long Room Hub showcasing the best of new and developing research across all Disciplines within the School, including special guest speakers, current staff and current student researchers.

Yana Meerzon is Professor of Theatre Studies at the University of Ottawa. She is the author of three books, most recently Performance, Subjectivity, Cosmopolitanism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020). She co-edited seven collections of articles, including Migration and Stereotypes in Performance and Culture (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020; with David Dean and Daniel McNeil). This book is a recipient of the Patrick O'Neill 2022 Award, honorable mention, with Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR). Her current research project is entitled 'Between Migration and Neo-Nationalism(s): Performing the European Nation - Playing a Foreigner, which has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Meerzon's latest book The Palgrave Handbook of Theatre and Migration (co-edited with Steve Wilmer) will be featured in a symposium in the Long Room Hub on Friday, 16 February from 4 pm.