Catching Up With Iris Bruce
Iris Bruce was invited to a “talkback” with actor Paul River after the performance of “The Trial of Judith K.,” by Vancouver playwright Sally Clark. Performed by Theatre Company “Thought for Food” at Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace, Toronto, ON. (February 4, 2016). In March she presented a lecture on “Pseudo-Multiculturalism in Sayed Kashua’s Novels and Eran Riklis’s Film Adaptation A Borrowed Identity [Dancing Arabs]” at the Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA): Session: “Only Connect? Bridging the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” Harvard University. Boston, USA (March 17-20, 2016). She also gave a talk on “The Kafkaesque Legacy in Contemporary Arab-Israeli Culture: Sayed Kashua” in the Dept. of English, McMaster University. Faculty Research Colloquium (March 22, 2016). In April she was invited to participate in a session on “Israel and the Media” at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA. (April 3-4). In June her article, “‘The Medium is the Message’: Cronenberg ‘Outkafkas’ Kafka,” appeared in Mediamorphosis. Kafka and the Moving Image. Eds. Shai Biderman and Ido Lewit. Wallflower Press (an imprint of Columbia Univ. Press, dedicated to publishing books in film studies). 210-35.