Collective residences

FRANCESC FOGUET I BOREU

From Wednesday, 17 March 2021 to Wednesday, 24 March 2021

FRANCESC FOGUET I BOREU
PhD Researcher
Bellaterra, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Bio

He holds a PhD in Catalan Language and Literature from the UAB and teaches Catalan Literature and Theatre Studies at the same university. He has specialised in the study of contemporary Catalan theatre. He has published several books on the period of the war and the revolution of 1936-1939, including 'Teatre, guerra i revolució. Barcelona, 1936-1939' (2005, Serra d'Or Critics' Prize for Research in the Humanities 2006). He is also the author of several books on the Catalan actress Margarida Xirgu. In recent years, he has published 'El teatro catalán en el exilio republicano de 1939' (2016), 'Maria Aurèlia Capmany, escriptora compromesa (1963-1977)' (2018), and, together with Sharon Feldman, 'Els límits del silenci. La censura del teatre català durant el franquisme' (2016). He is a member of the Study Group on the History of Culture and Intellectuals (UB) and of the Centre for the Study of Dictatorships and Democracies (UAB).

Project

In addition to coordinating the programme of the residency, I will present a paper on the advances in the study of political violence in contemporary Catalan theatre; I will lead one of the reading clubs for a play on the subject studied and I will participate in a debate seminar on theoretical references. Together with Dr. Sandra Ortega, I will prepare the organization of the congress on the theme of the residency to be held in Bogota in October 2021. Likewise, together with the whole group, we will lay the foundations for the constitution of the Intercontinental Network of Latin American and European Theatre Researchers.

Notícies, articles i activitats

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