Ecumenica 15.1

PLAY TRANSLATIONCho Ramasamy’s Cāttiram Coṉṉatilai (The Scriptures Don’t Say So)KRISTEN RUDISILL ESSAYS“Cerita on Calonarang Dance Drama”KATHY FOLEY AND I NYOMAN SEDANA “Balinese Calonarang in Performance”I NYOMAN CERITA AND KATHY FOLEY INTERVIEW“Ta’ziyeh Close-Up: A Conversation with Moslem Nadalizadeh”BABAK RAHIMI PERFORMANCE REVIEWSLa PastorelaReviewed by JAVIER LUIS HURTADO The Last Christmas (La Última Navidad)Reviewed by ALIZA MORAN BOOK […]

Ecumenica 14.2

ESSAYS “Intimations of the Loka in Adhyatmararamayanam Kilipattu.” Malini Murali “Vessel, Messiah, Warrior: Donald Trump in Evangelical Christian Narratives.” Hank Willenbrink INTERVIEW “Shifting the Terms of the Encounter: A Conversation with Playwright Nia Witherspoon about Messiah.” T. Chester PERFORMANCE REVIEWS “Toko Atolia: An Interlude by Bernice Mawutornyo.” Edudzi David Sallah “Sloppy Bonnie: A Roadkill Musical […]

Ecumenica 14.1

Co-Edited by Silvia Battista Liverpool Hope University ESSAY “Performing Blackness under Roman Occupation: Embodied Resistance and the Empire (A Thinking Essay)” Christopher-Rasheem McMillan IFTR CONFERENCE ESSAYS “‘Harmony in Diversity’: A Compartmentalist Approach to the Three Teachings in Mulianxi” Xiaohuan Zhao “Embodied Ecumenica; Eco-spirituality: Revised Christian Attitudes Toward the Creation” Kim Skjoldager-Nielsen IFTR RESEARCH/PRACTICE “A Journey […]

Ecumenica 13.2

The Issue in JSTOR “The Saddest Bubbles: Toward a Theory of Outrage” Lance Gharavi “Christianity on the Taiwanese Traditional Stage: Why ‘Hallelujah’?” Josh Stenberg “On the Stage, But Not of the Stage: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s The Christian Slave and the Advent of Evangelical Theatre in Antebellum America” Joseph R. D’Ambrosi BOOK REVIEWS Message from the […]

Ecumenica 13.1

The Issue in JSTOR “Queering Zion: Liberalism and Coalitional Care in Mormon Drama” Kristin Perkins “Human Sacrifice, Nuns, and Gender-Bent Kings: The Effect of Religious Change on Gender Presentation in Early Modern Adaptations of Iphegenia among the Taurians “The Liturgy That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Religious Engagement and Affective Memory as a Site of […]

Ecumenica 12.2

“From Religious Rituals to Popular Theatre: Evolution of the Mulian Legend” Shiao-Ling Yu PLAY Maryam: A Woman of Bethlehem (English and Arabic) Victoria Rue translated by Hind Abu Shkhadim REPORT Maryam: A Woman of Bethlehem Samer Makhlouf BOOK REVIEWS High Mas: Carnival and the Poetics of Caribbean Culture Reviewed by James Padilioni, Jr. Homo Ritualis: […]

Ecumenica 12.1

Letter from the Editor “The Social Drama of Durga Puja: Performing Bengali Identity in the Diaspora” Arnab Banerji “Act for Your Life: Widows in Vrindavan” Radhica Ganapathy “Advocating for the Rejuvenation of Jatra Performance” Jashodhara Sen INTERVIEW “Rituals and a Need for Forgiveness: An Interview with Rajiv Joseph” Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. REPORT “Dance of […]

Ecumenica 11.2

Fall 2018 Letter from the Editors Claire Pamment and Hesam Sharifian guest editors “Black Table: Choreographic Interventions in Moroccan Contemporary Dance” Karima Borni “B for Badan, Blessed, and (B)othered: The Counter-Sacred in the Iranian Theatre of War” Marjan Moosavi “Darvag and the Theatre of Iranian Diaspora” Hamid Ehya “Phoenix Rising: The Conference of the Birds” […]

Issue 11.2

Claire Pamment and Hesam Sharifian guest editors The necessity to facilitate scholarship on Theatre and Performance in Muslim Worlds has never felt stronger than today. The dominant political discourse, the fringe ideological pseudo-thoughts, and the omnipresent Islamophobia of the west, it seems, have all converged in a pivotal historical moment—a historical moment that marks Donald […]

Issue 11.1

David V. Mason The submission did not jump to the top of the priorities list. In fact, I regret to say that I did not look at the submission itself right away. I set the email aside for later consideration, whenever I had some time. And we all know how often that happens. When I […]