Otherness and the Performing Arts

The Centre for Studies in Otherness is a collaborative project between scholars primarily from the University of Aarhus, Denmark and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland. ‘Otherness: Essays & Studies' seeks to publish research articles from and across different academic disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity. As… Continue reading Otherness and the Performing Arts

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Melanie Dreyer-Lude: Feeling Double: The Psychophysical Activation of Personality in Bilingual Performance

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” — Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird In September 2007, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Stuttgart, Germany, I mounted my first bilingual theatre production, Outside Inn.1 Intended as a bicultural… Continue reading Melanie Dreyer-Lude: Feeling Double: The Psychophysical Activation of Personality in Bilingual Performance