Rome Staging Europe: Exploring National and Transnational Identity on European Festival Stages
Dr. P. A. Skantze is an independent scholar and director living and working in Italy. She was a Fulbright Senior Research Fellow in Rome 2001-2002. Her book "Stillness in Motion in the Seventeenth-Century Theatre" is coming out this year in Routledge's new Studies in Renaissance Literature series. Her current project is "Staging Europe" an exploration of "European identity" after unification on festival stages. Future projects include a possible production of Aphra Behn's "The Feigned Courtesans" to be staged at the Villa Medici.