Prof. Lisa Freeman’s Book Garners Honorable Mention for Callaway Prize

Judges call it "ambitiously wide-ranging and meticulously researched."

Professor Lisa Freeman's Antitheatricality and the Body Public has been given an Honorable Mention in the New York University English Department's Joe A. Callaway Prize for Best Book on Drama or Theater, 2016-17.

From the press release:

"[Freeman's book is] an ambitiously wide-ranging and meticulously researched inquiry into one of theatre history's enduring topics, yielding fresh insights into the ways public culture conducts its most complex ideological negotiations on the terrain of theatrical activity."