Natalie Alvarez: Strategic Culture: Staging Afghanistan to Simulate War

On the Front Lines
October 8, 2019
All Day
168 Dulles Hall, 230 Annie and John Glenn Ave


Natalie Alvarez, Canadian theatre and performance scholar, delivers a lecture about Afghans playing the roles of villagers in military training camps in Canada and Britain, based on the research for her book Immersions in Cultural Difference: Tourism, War, Performance.

Free and open to the public.

This lecture is part of On the Front Lines, a series of events centered on Afghanistan, organized by Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor Lesley Ferris and sponsored by a Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme Creation Grant. Co-sponsored by The Department of History, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, the Middle East Studies Center, the Wexner Center for the Arts, and the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Service and the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Institute at the University Library.