Marisa C. Sanchez

Thesis Title

The Beckett Effect: The Work of Stan Douglas, Paul Chan and Tania Bruguera


Dr. Catherine M. Soussloff (primary), Dr. T’ai Smith, Dr. Sima Godfrey


Selected Publications

“Interview with Stan Douglas” in Samuel Beckett & Contemporary Art, Ed. Robert Reginio (Stuttgart and Hanover: Ibidem Pess, 2016), forthcoming (Peer Reviewed)

“Foucault’s Beckett,” in Michel Foucault: les arts & les letters/arts & humanities in the 21st Century, Ed. Catherine M. Soussloff in the series Global Aesthetics (London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016): 121 – 133.

Selected Talks and Conferences

“The Spaces Between: Tania Bruguera’s Endgame,” at the 4th Samuel Beckett  Society Annual Conference: Transdisciplinary Beckett, Mexico City, Mexico, organized by  the Department of Arts and Humanities, Universitad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City,  Mexico, November 7 – 10, 2018

“Beckett as Concept in the Work of Stan Douglas,” panel Beckett’s Bodies: Affect, Disability and  Performance, organized by Michele Rada, The Samuel Beckett Society, at South Atlantic Modern  Language Association [SAMLA], Durham, NC, Nov 2015

“Foucault’s Beckett,” at Michel Foucault: les arts & les letters/arts & humanities in the 21st  Century, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies & L’Institut d’études avancées de Paris, Jun 2014

“An Inelegant Solution: Beckett, LeWitt, and Krauss,” panel Conceptual Writing: A Word and Image Continuum, College Art Association (CAA), Chicago, Feb 2014

“Show Me More: Recent Strategies in Exhibition Practice,” panel Mining the Museum, Universities Art Association of Canada/L’Association d’art des universitiés du Canada (UAACAAUC), Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Oct 2013