University of Rochester

EVENT: “A Rake's Progress: The Victorian Restoration,” a lecture by Joseph Roach of Yale University

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochester's River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
Note: Parking is available on University lots after 7 p.m. weeknights

October 4, 2006

Roach, the Charles C. and Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of Theater and English at Yale, has received a number of awards for his published articles and books. These include the James Russell Lowell Prize from the Modern Language Association and the Calloway Prize from New York University for Cities of the Dead: Circum-Atlantic Performance and the Barnard Hewitt Award in Theatre History for The Player's Passion: Studies in the Science of Acting. His essays have appeared in Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey, The Drama Review, Theatre History Studies, Theater, Text and Performance Quarterly, and other publications.

Roach has chaired the Department of Performing Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in the Theatre Program at Northwestern University, and the Department of Performance Studies at NYU. He also has served as director of graduate studies in English and chair of the theater studies advisory committee at Yale.

Roach's lecture is presented by the George H. Ford Fund for Visiting Scholars in the graduate program of the Department of English.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact (585) 275-4092