Publications

 

2019                “Lysistrata, #MeToo, and Consent: A Case Study.”Theatre Topics 29.3 (November 2019): 183-196.

 

2017                Co-Author. “A Collective Call Against Critical Bias.”  HowlRound.  26 June 2017.                                                                                  https://howlround.com/commons/critical-mass

 

                        *Most read article on HowlRound in 2017

                        *Cited in:                                      

                         The New York Times’ “When Women Won’t Accept Theatrical Manspreading” (7.17.17)

                         American Theatre’s “Offscript: Programming Diversely with Josh Hecht” (July 2017) 

                         American Theatre’s “Meet Sara Holdren, Theatre Critic and Theatremaker” (July 2017)

 

2016                “Paula Vogel.”  Rev. of Paula Vogel by Joanna Mansbridge.  Modern Drama. 59.2 (Summer 2016): 256-258.

 

2015                “Directing Performances of Germaine Tillion’s In the Underworld.”  Women, Theatre, and the                                                           Holocaust. Editors Rochelle G. Saidel and Karen Shulman.  (New York: Remember the Women Institute, 2015.                           62-64). 

 

                          *Essay & production cited in: 

                           Chanter, Rire et Résister à Ravensbrück. Autour de Germaine Tillion et du Verfügbar aux Enfers (Le Genre                                      Humaine, Seuil, May 2018)

                           Revue musicale OICRM’s “Le Verfügbar aux Enfers: Études et mises en scène contemporaines” (May 2016)

                           Women Arts’ “A New Guide to Holocaust Plays By & About Women” (9.22.16) 

                           HuffPost’s“Recognizing Yom HaShoah with Women, Theater and Resistance to the Holocaust” (4.23.17)

 

2014                “Casting as Queer Dramaturgy: A Case Study of Sarah Ruhl’s Adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando.”  Theatre                            Topics (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. 167-174).

                        

                         *Cited in:                                      

                           Queer/Adaptation: A Collective of Critical Essays (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)

                           The Routledge Companion to Adaptation (Routledge, 2018)

                           Theatre Topics’ “But Do We Have Actors for That?: Some Principles of Practice for Staging Latinx Plays in a                                        University Theatre Context” (March 2017)

                           Cultural Intertexts’ “The Politics of Gender and the Manipulation of Meaning in Sarah Ruhl’s Orlando” (2016)

 

2014                “O&A Family: Meghan Brodie, editor, collaborator.” Add Verb Productions Website: News &                                                             Blog (http://www.addverbproductions.org/2014/10/oa-family-album-meghan-brodie-editor-collaborator/). 

 

2014                “An Out & Allied DIY.” Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performance Pieces Written by LGBTQ Youth and Allies,                           Volume 2.  (Portland: Add Verb Publications, University of New England, 2014. 205-207, 212).

 

2014                “Havarti & Pistachios, a one-act play.” Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performance Pieces Written by LGBTQ                               Youth and Allies, Volume 2.  (Portland: Add Verb Publications, University of New England, 2014. 208-2011).

 

2011                “The Power of the Post Show Discussion.” Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performance Pieces Written by                                       LGBTQ Youth and Allies, Volume 1.  (Portland: Add Verb Publications, University of New England, 2011. 157-                             158). 

 

2011                “After Breakfast, a one-act play.” Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performance Pieces Written by LGBTQ Youth                             and Allies, Volume 1.  (Portland: Add Verb Publications, University of New England, 2011. 47-53). 

 

2005                “Redressing the Past: The Politics of Early English-Canadian Women’s Drama, 1880-1920.”  Rev. of Redressing                            the Past: The Politics of Early English-Canadian Women’s Drama, 1880-1920by Kym Bird.  Theatre                                                Journal 55.2 (May 2005): 325-327.

 

2003                “such small hands.”  Rev. of such small hands by Tina Howe.  Theatre Journal 55.4 (Dec. 2003): 702-704.

 

2000                “The Diary of Anne Frank Study Guide.” Co-author with David Bradley & Leslie Hempling.  (Malvern: People’s                               Light and Theatre Company).

 

2002                 Interview with Tomson Highway.  19 October 2001.  Center Stage (Ithaca: Cornell University).

 

Editor Credits

 

2014                Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performance Pieces Written by LGBTQ Youth and Allies, Volume 2.  Co-Editor                            with Cathy Plourde, Elisa Orme, Jack J. Whelan, & Zabet NeuCollins. (Portland: Add Verb Publications,                                        University of New England, 2014).

 

2011                Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performance Pieces Written by LGBTQ Youth and Allies, Volume 1.  Co-Editor                             with Cathy Plourde, Sophia Glass, Micah Malenfant, & Emmy Raviv. (Portland: Add Verb Publications,                                         University of New England, 2011).

 

National & International Conference Presentations

 

2020                forthcoming ATHE (Association for Theatre in Higher Education), Virtual Conference: “The Art of Empathy: 1                           Living Newspaper Radio Play Written by 9 Students in 6 States over 5 Weeks during the COVID-19 Pandemic”                             [Plenary]

 

2019                ATHE (Orlando, FL): “Lysistrata and #MeToo: Practicing Consent”

 

2018                Women and Theatre Preconference (Boston, MA): “Feminist Pedagogy: A Tribute to J. Ellen Gainor”

 

2017                The 47thAnnual Scholars Conference on the Holocaust and Churches (Philadelphia, PA): “In Her Words:                                      Stories of Survival and Resistance” [Keynote Performance]

 

2016                ATHE (Chicago, Illinois): “Women Without Tenure”

                        

2015                ATHE (Toronto, Canada): “Considerations of Contract Labor: The Changing Landscapes of Academic                                            Employment”

                        

                         *Cited in: 

                          Theatre Topics’ “ATHE Presidential Address” (March 2016)

 

2013                ATHE (Orlando, Florida): “Play to Stay: Pedagogical Imperatives to Go Online or Go Home”

 

2012                ATHE (Washington, D.C.): “Text Analysis: A Textbook-Free Pedagogical Model”

 

2011                 ATHE (Chicago, Illinois): “Assessing the Past, Articulating the Present, Planning for the Future: Mentorship                                and Community-Based Theatre Organizations”

 

2011                 ATHE (Chicago, Illinois): “Introduction to Theatre Textbooks and Pedagogy”

 

2009                ATHE (New York, New York): “Resistance Reconsidered: Feminist Theatre and the Challenges of Reception”

 

2008                ATHE (Denver, Colorado): “Remaking Mimesis: The Future of Feminist Theatre and Performance”       

 

2007                ATHE (New Orleans, Louisiana): “The Future of the ‘F’ Word: Feminist Theatre Scholarship in the                                                  21st Century”        

 

2006                ATHE (Chicago, Illinois): “‘It’s hell to be a woman. But it’s a damned sight worse to be a man’s woman.’:                                      Lesbian Challenges to Domesticity in Broadway Drama of the 1920s” 

 

2006                ATHE (Chicago, Illinois): “Rewriting American GLBT Legacies: Challenges, Results, and Future Directions” 

 

2005                ASTR (American Society for Theatre Research) Toronto, Canada: “Unorthodox Archives, Unconventional                                    History: The Employment of Nontraditional and Multidisciplinary Archives in WritingLesbian Theatre                                          History” 

 

2005                ASTR (Toronto, Canada): “Writing Lesbian Broadway: The Methodological Challenges of Writing a Politics and                          History of Lesbianism on Broadway, 1920-1945” 

 

2005                ATHE (San Francisco, California): “Performing the Professor in Queer Studies’ Classrooms”

 

2005                ATHE (San Francisco, California): “Sapphic Scheming: Villainous Lesbians on Broadway During the 1930s”

 

2004                ATHE (Toronto, Canada): “Enter the Invert: An Investigation of Lesbianism on Broadway Within the Global                              Sexological Landscape, 1920-1945”

 

2004                ATHE (Toronto, Canada): “Sensory Assault: An Ethics of Violence in 20th Century Drama by Women”

 

2003                ASTR (Durham, North Carolina): “Pedagogy, Theory, & Adaptation:

                         Perspectives on Teaching Theory History Using Adaptation” 

 

2003                ATHE/AATE Joint Conference (New York, New York): “Excavating Adaptation: The Pedagogy                                                        and Performativity of Dramatic Doppelgangers” 

 

Regional Conference Presentations

 

2013                “Scandalous Modernism: Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and the Armory Show in Context” Conference (The                                         University of Southern Maine, Gorham, Maine): “Perverse Modernism: Djuna Barnes’ One-Act Play The Dove

 

2011                MAEA (Maine Art Educators’ Association) Gorham, ME: “Art Without Borders: The Arts Student as Text                                     Detective”

 

2005                Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Studies’ Quotidian Queerness Conference (Cornell University, Ithaca, New York):                                      “Queer Advertising: The Commodification of Queer Identity in Contemporary American Popular Culture”

 

2004                14th Annual Central New York Conference on Language and Literature (The State University of New York at                                 Cortland): “Butches, Bitches, and Buggers: Intersections of Queer Pedagogy and Theatre Studies”

 

2004                Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Studies’ Colloquium (Cornell University, Ithaca, New York): “Enter the Invert: An                                       Investigation of Lesbianism on Broadway Within the Global Sexological Landscape, 1920-1945” 

 

2003                13thAnnual Central New York Conference on Language and Literature (The State University of New York at                                Cortland): “Bridging the Ideological and the Erotic: Reading Lesbian Subjecthood Through Althusser’s                                          Constitution of the Unique and Absolute Subject and Ideological Structures” 

 

Guest Lectures & Panel Discussions

 

2018                Artists’ Panel.  Women, Theatre, and the Holocaust Event.  Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York City

 

2017                Artists’ Panel.  Women, Theatre, and the Holocaust Event.  The Center for Jewish History, New York City

 

2016                Artists’ Panel.  Women, Theatre, and the Holocaust Event.  The Center for Jewish History, New York City

 

2015                “Directing Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice.”ENGL 290W: Methods in Literary Studies, Ursinus College 

 

2015                “In the Underworld: Excerpts & A Response.”  Women, Theatre, and the Holocaust Event.  The Center for                                     Jewish History, New York City

 

2012                “An Introduction to Acting & Directing.”THE 101: Introduction to Theatre, University of Southern Maine

 

2010                “Lesbian Villainy on Broadway in the 1920s & 1930s.” ART 311: Gender & Modern Art, University of Southern                             Maine

 

2007                “Dramaturgy as Collaboration.”Theatre 101: The Collaborative Art, Temple University

 

2007                “Script Analysis for Designers.” Theatre 130: Introduction to Design, Ursinus College

 

2006                “Dramaturgy as Collaboration.”Theatre 101: The Collaborative Art, Temple University

 

2005                “On Dramaturgy.”Lectures on Theatre, West Chester University

 

2004                “Sensory Assault: An Ethics of Violence in 20thCentury Drama by Women.” Autumn Lecture Series, Women’s                              Studies Program: Colgate University

 

2003                “The HBO Voyeur: The Documentation, Commodification, and ‘Pornofication’ of Sex.” American Studies 202:                              American Popular Culture, 1950-present; Cornell University

 

2002                “Directing Antigone.”  Theatre 364: Scenic Design Studio, Cornell University

 

2002                “Broadway Musicals of the 1940s: The Reform or Reinscription of Race and Gender Norms in                                                            America?”  American Studies 201: American Popular Culture, 1900-1950; Cornell University

 

2001                “Tomson Highway’s The Rez Sisters in Performance.”  Cornell Women’s Club, Cornell University

 

Guest Workshops

 

2017                “Gender Socialization.”  Workshop for Peer Advocates, Ursinus College

 

2013                “Theatre for Art Educators.”ART 321: Principles and Procedures, University of Southern Maine

 

2012                “An Adaptation Workshop.”THE 101: Introduction to Theatre, University of Southern Maine

 

2012                “Theatre for Art Educators.”ART 321: Principles and Procedures, University of Southern Maine

 

2011                “Theatre Now!: A Workshop on Theatre for Social Change in High School Settings.”Maine Educational Theatre                             Conference

 

2011                “Theatre for Art Educators.”ART 321: Principles and Procedures, University of Southern Maine

 

2010                “The Writer as Performer: A Stonecoast Writers’ Conference Workshop.” Stonecoast Writers’ Conference

 

Interviews

 

2016                Interviewed with Pulitzer-Prize Winner Paula Vogel by Cornell Professor Sara Warner for Cornell University                                premiere of Indecent and Inauguration of Klarman Hall

 

2014                Interviewed by Tom Porter for Maine Things Considered, MPBN (Maine Public Broadcasting Network). Topic:                            “Holocaust Operetta Makes English Language Debut at USM” 

 

2014                Interviewed by Sadie DuBois for ’MPG Reports, WMPG 90.9FM Maine.  Topic: “USM Theatre’s Premiere of the                          Operetta In the Underworld” 

 

2014                Interviewed by Sam Bullock for ’MPG Reports, WMPG 90.9FM Maine.  Topic: “The USM Theater Department                            is Opening In The Underworlda Darkly Comic Operetta Written by a Holocaust Survivor on April 18th” 

 

2013                Interviewed by Olivia Bradstreet & Iris SanGiovanni for Blunt Youth Radio, WMPG 90.9FM Maine.  Topic:                                  “LGBTQIA+ Issues: Interviews with Assistant Professor of Theatre and Women & Gender Studies Faculty                                    Meghan Brodie and Coordinator for Portland Outright Sarah Osgood” 

 

Post-Show & Panel Discussion Moderation

 

2018                Moderator for Radium Girls post-show discussion, Ursinus College

 

2017                Moderator for Stop Kiss post-show discussion, Ursinus College

 

2015                Moderator for Eurydice post-show discussion, Ursinus College

 

2014                Moderator for The Well of Horniness post-show discussion, University of Southern Maine

 

2014                Moderator for In the Underworld: A darkly comic operetta post-show discussions, University of Southern                                  Maine

 

2014                Moderator for Remembering the Holocaust: A Community Discussion, Women & Gender Studies Program,

                         University of Southern Maine

 

2013                Moderator for Orlando LGBTQ & Liberal Studies post-show discussions, University of Southern Maine

 

2012                Moderator for Eurydice post-show discussions, University of Southern Maine

 

2011                Moderator for Airswimming post-show discussion, University of Southern Maine 

 

2011                Moderator for A View from the Bridge post-show discussion, University of Southern Maine

 

2009               Moderator for Tea & Sympathy post-show discussion, University of Southern Maine

Professional Memberships

American Society for Theatre Research

American Theatre and Drama Society

Association for Theatre in Higher Education

Women and Theatre Program

National & International Scholarly Service 

 

2015-present      Remember the Women Institute (NYC) Advisory Board Member

2014-present      Theatre Topics (Johns Hopkins University Press) Peer Reviewer

2014-present      Modern Drama (University of Toronto Press) Peer Reviewer

2002-2003         Coordinator & Judge, The Jane Chambers National Student Playwriting Competition

Association for Theatre in Higher Education Session Coordination

 

2016    “Women Without Tenure” (co-coordinator & chair)

2013    “Play to Stay: Pedagogical Imperatives to Go Online or Go Home” (coordinator & chair)

2009    “Resistance Reconsidered: Feminist Theatre and the Challenges of Reception” (co-coordinator)

2008    “Remaking Mimesis: The Future of Feminist Theatre and Performance” (co-coordinator)

2007    “The Future of the ‘F’ Word: Feminist Theatre Scholarship in the 21st Century” (co-coordinator)

2006    “‘Get your own damn dinner!’: Disrupted Domesticity in Greek, Antebellum, and Modern Drama”

2005    “I am my own methodology?: Intersections of Queer Identity, Scholarship, Pedagogy, & Performance”

2005    “Projects of Recovery and Revision: Women in Greek, Antebellum, and Modern Theatre”

2004    “Re/viewing Lesbian In/visibility: Lesbian Bodies in Performance”

2004    “Violations: Women and Violence in American, Irish, and Greek Drama”

2003    “Doing, Changing, Engaging: Perspectives on Adaptation”