Diana Taylor

Diana Taylor

Diana Taylor

Mexico. Professor with the Department of Performance Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese of the University of New York (NYU). Her publications include Theater of Crisis: Drama and Politics in Latin America (1991), which won the Best Book Award of the New England Council on Latin American Studies and Honorable Mention of the Joe Callaway Award for the Best Book on Drama; The Archive and the Repertoire: Performing Cultural Memory in the Americas (Duke UP, 2003), that won the ATHE Prize for Research on Theater Practice and Pedagogy and the Katherine Singer Kovacs Award for Best Book on Hispanic Culture and Literature from the Modern Language Association (2004). She has edited several volumes of critical essays on Latin American and Latin performance. She was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2005 and the ACLS Fellowship in 2013. She is the director and founder of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, sponsored by the Ford, Rockefeller, Mellon, and Luce foundations, among others.

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