Robert Davis
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Theatre: Graduate Center, City University of New York

M.A. in Greek Theatre Performance: Royal Holloway, University of London

Scholarly Work

“Barbarian Queens: Race, Violence, and Antiquity on the Nineteenth-Century United States Stage.” In The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas. Edited by Kathryn Bosher, Fiona Macintosh, Justine McConnell, and Patrice Rankine. Oxford: Oxford University Press (April, 2015).

“The Theatre Culture of United States International Expositions, 1876-1893.” In Meet Me at the Fair: A World’s Fair Reader. Edited by Celia Pearce, Laura Hollengreen, Rebecca Rouse, and Bobby Schweizer. Pittsburgh: ETC/Carnegie Mellon University Press (2014).

“Civilization and Savagery at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.” In Classics in the Modern World: A “Democratic Turn”? Edited by Lorna Hardwick and Stephen Harrison. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

“Greek Immigrants Playing Ancient Greeks at Chicago’s Hull-House: Whose Antiquity?” With Amanda Wrigley. Journal of American Drama and Theatre Special Issue: Capitalism and Identity 23, no. 2 (Spring 2011): 7-29.

“Is Mr. Euripides a Communist?: The Federal Theatre Project’s Trojan Incident Comparative Drama Special Double Issue: Greek Drama, 1900-1950: International Dialogues 44.4 and 45.1 (Winter 1010 and Spring 2011): 457-76. (Winner Philadelphia Constantinidis Essay in Critical Theory Award)

“The Riddle of Oedipus:  Practising Reception in Antebellum American Theatre” New Voices in Classical Reception Studies 3 (Spring 2008).