Collection Title: Hemispheric Institute Encuentro:Staging citizenship : cultural rights in the Americas(7th : 2009 : Bogotá, Colombia). , Hemispheric Institute featured interviews
Title: Interview with Larry La Fountain-Stokes
Alternate Title: Larry La Fountain-Stokes
Date: 2009 Aug. 23
Location: Recorded at the Universidad Nacional, in Bogotá, Colombia, on August 23, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Work Type: Interview.
Credits:
Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, producer ; Rachel Lears, videographer.
Cast/Performers:
Larry La Fountain-Stokes, interviewee ; Antonio Prieto Stambaugh, interviewer.
Run-time (hh:mm:ss): 00:17:55
Language: In Spanish.
Synopsis: Interview with Larry La Fountain-Stokes, conducted by Antonio Prieto Stambaugh, during the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' In this interview, Larry La Fountain-Stokes talks about his take on how his particular performance-related work makes a political intervention in the public sphere. This interview complements his participation in a round table on Citizenship and its Frontiers: Multiculturalism, Interculturality, and Migration, presented in this 10-day event, which brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes of legacies, memories, struggles, and frontiers of citizenship. La Fountain-Stokes specializes in Latina/o studies; Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean studies; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies; lesbian, gay, and queer studies; and theater and performance. He received his BA from Harvard College (1991) and his MA and PhD from Columbia University (1999).
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