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Carla Della Gatta

Carla Della Gatta is Assistant Professor of Critical Studies in Theatre at USC.  She received her PhD from Northwestern University-  Her first monograph examines the intersection of Shakespeare and Latinidad and how Latinx culture is constructed through dramaturgy and adaptation.  Her work has been published in collections as well as in journals such as Shakespeare Studies, Bulletin of the Comediantes, Shakespeare Bulletin, and Theatre Journal. She has received awards and fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the New York Public Library, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and ASTR.

Coming Full Circle
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Coming Full Circle

the 2017 LTC International Convening

21 December 2017

Carla Della Gatta and Marci R. McMahon look back on the 2017 Encuentro de las Américas International Theatre Festival that took place 2-12 November at the Latino Theatre Center in Los Angeles, California.

“Pushing Buttons, Pushing Boundaries”
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“Pushing Buttons, Pushing Boundaries”

A Roundtable of Latinx Theatre Scholars

1 November 2016

Carla Della Gatta reports on the second Latina/o Studies Association Conference, sharing insight on conversations on Latinx theatre history and practices within US scholarship.

Pedagogy Notebook
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Pedagogy Notebook

The Role of Latina/o Adaptations in the Teaching of Classical Theatre

19 March 2016

In this installment of the Pedagogy Notebook series, professor Carla Della Gatta writes about how she integrated Latina/o artists into a critical studies class on Greek and Roman theatre.

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Cafecito
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Cafecito

Georgina Escobar

4 September 2015

Carla Della Gatta interviews Georgina Escobar about her writing process and upcoming projects following Carnaval.