Dr. Jim Al-Shamma, assistant professor of theatre, facilitated a panel on Arabic and Arab-American Theatre at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, on July 26. As part of the panel, he presented a paper titled, “Collective Trauma and the Great Good Place: Saadallah Wannous’s ‘The Glass Café.’” In the paper, he read the one-act play of the title, published in 1965, as a veiled depiction of a Syrian populace traumatized by repressive state policies.
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