Minou Arjomand

Minou Arjomand

Guest Speaker 2015
Minou Arjomand

Minou Arjomand is an Assistant Professor of English at Boston University. Her research interests include political theatre, opera, the historical avant-garde, and artistic collaboration. Her articles and reviews have appeared in publications such as Theatre SurveyThe Brecht YearbookThe Opera Quarterly, and Public Books. She is currently working on a book, Judging in the Company of Others: The Courtroom and the Stage after WWII about the close relationship between postwar trials and the development of documentary theatre. Her research has been supported by fellowships and grants from the DAAD, Council for European Studies, and Deutsche Bank Foundation. She works as a director and dramaturge and seeks to organize events that bring together academic research and artistic work. Recent projects include “The Mother: A Canata for Ferguson” at Boston University; “Atra, ossia l'amore ricordato” at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre in New York; and “InnenLeben,” an installation-opera about asylum seekers in the EU premiered at the Bockenheimer Depot in Frankfurt, Germany. She currently serves on the advisory board of Morningside Opera, a New York-based company committed to pushing the boundaries of operatic form.