The School of Drama, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, and the Department of Dance are glad to invite you to a talk by performance historian Ana E. Puga from Ohio State University. Her talk, titled “The Caravan of Central American Mothers in Mexico: Protesting Migrant Disappearance on a Transnational Stage-in-Motion” examines the artistic and activist performances of women commemorating the lives of lost relatives who disappeared while traveling as undocumented migrants from Central America to Mexico.
Ana E. Puga is an associate professor at the Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts at Ohio State University. She has published widely on the history of theatre and performance in Latin America. In 2021, she and her co-author Victor M. Espinosa, received the Barnard Hewitt Award for Outstanding Research in Theatre History, for their book Performances of Suffering in Latin American Migration: Heroes, Martyrs, and Saints (Palgrave 2020).