Barry Freeman

 
Barry Freeman
Associate Professor and Program Director
Theatre & Performance Studies
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Biography: 

Barry Freeman is an Assistant Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough as well as the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies. His 2017 book Staging Strangers: Theatre and Global Ethics (McGill-Queen’s University Press), draws on ethical philosophy and the sociology of globalization to offer a fresh critique of contemporary theatre in Canada. His 2016 co-edited book In Defence of Theatre: Aesthetic Practices and Social Interventions (University of Toronto Press), assembles essays from nineteen academics, educators and artists from across Canada to address the question: why theatre now? Barry is Associate Editor of Canadian Theatre Review, recently editing issues on the subjects of ‘Alternative Globalizations’, ‘Performing Politicians’, and ‘(Post-)Reality’.

Research Interests: 

Canadian Theatre, Globalization, Interculturalism, Ethics, Applied Theatre, Theatre & Education

Education: 

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

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