Paula Ansaldo

Paula Ansaldo

Term:
Spring 2023

Contact:
pnansaldo@uba.ar

Paula Ansaldo

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University of Buenos Aires


 

Paula Ansaldo is a theatre historian who specializes in Latin American Jewish theatre and culture. She received her Ph.D. in History and Theory of Arts at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). She holds a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Institute of Performing Arts (UBA) and teaches History of Theatre at the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature of the University of Buenos Aires. She has co-published the books Independent Theatre: History and Present (Buenos Aires: Ediciones del CCC, 2017) and Perspectives on Theater Directing: Theory, History, and Poetics (Córdoba: National University of Córdoba Press, 2021) and several articles about Argentina’s Jewish theatre history in academic publications of the U.S., Spain, Brazil, France, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Poland, and Argentina. Her research has been supported by grants from the National Council for Technical and Scientific Research of Argentina (CONICET), Fordham University-New York Public Library, Coimbra Group Universities, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, American Philosophical Society, and Latin American Jewish Studies Association.