Dr. RAMÓN LAYERA
OCTOBER 25, TUESDAY
Special Program: Miami's Rodolfo Usigli Archive
7:00 p.m. The Walter Havighurst Special Collections, 365 King Library
Dr. Ramón Layera from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Miami University will give a
talk about the Usigli Archive housed at the Walter Havighurst Special Collections. A reception will
follow the program. For more information, call (513)529-3323.
JOSÉ LUIS IBÁÑEZ
OCTOBER 24 - NOVEMBER 14
Guest Residency of distinguished Mexican director José Luis
Professor Ibáñez, will spend three weeks as guest director at Miami. He teaches
dramatic theory and composition at the School of Letters of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de
México(UNAM). With a distinguished career in professional and university theater,
Ibáñez is on e of Mexico's most successful directors.
Prior to the arrival of Ibáñez, the Department of Theatre will conduct
rehearsals for a public staged reading of Rodolfo Usigli's play the Impostor (English transtional by
Dr. Ramón Layera of El Gesticulador). Upon his arrival Ibáñez will work
with the cast
as director. He will offer public lectures in both English and Spanish, and conduct informal
discussions with the audience after each performance of the play.
Professor Ibáñez will
speak at the Friends of the Miami University Libraries meeting on Friday, November 11, 2005. For
more details, see event descriptions for November 10, 11, and 12 when the
international symposium Into the Mainstream: Women in Modern
Mexican Drama takes place.
Layera, Ramón Usigli en el Teatro: Testimonios de sus Contemporáneos,
Sucesores y Discípulos.
México: Coordinación de Difusión Cultural, Dirección de Literatura,
UNAM: Instituto Nacional
de Bellas Artes, CITRU. 1996
Usigli, Rodolfo El Gesticulador, Peza para Demagogos en Tres Actos. Ed. Rex Edward
Ballinger. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. 1963
Please refer to the international symposium Into the Mainstream:
Women in Modern Mexican Drama page for information on other speakers who will be participating
in the centennial