Friday, 29 December
389. After the Falls: Thinking Retrospectively about August Wilson, Wendy Wasserstein, and Betty Friedan
10:15–11:30 a.m., 302, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the American Theatre and Drama Society
Presiding: Dorothy Chansky, Texas Tech Univ.
1. “August Wilson in Retrospect: The Dramas of a Circumscribed Black Space,” David Krasner, Yale Univ.
2. “‘Where Have All the Young Men and Women Gone?’: Re-viewing the Seventies in the Light of the ‘00s’ through Analysis of Wilson’s Jitney and Radio Golf alongside Wasserstein’s Uncommon Women and Third,” Cindy Rosenthal, Hofstra Univ.
3. “Betty Friedan and Broadway: A Feminine Mystique Retrospective from ‘Happy to Keep His Dinner Warm’ to The Good Body,” Dorothy Chansky