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Raimondo Genna

Raimondo Genna
Assistant Professor
Theatre, College of Fine Arts
UFA Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts 184D
Phone: 605-677-5735
Bio:
A practicing theatre director for over 20 years, Dr. Genna is a graduate from the University of California, San Diego. His dissertation, Empty Sky: 9/11 and Performing Regenerative Violence, examines theatrical, cinematic, and mediatized representations of 9/11 and its aftermath
Teaching Interests:
Theatre history, performance studies, film, dramatic literature, cultural studies, theatre studies
Research Interests:
Performance and theatre studies, American Identity, 9/11
Education:
  • Ph D, Theatre, University of California, San Diego, 2010
  • MA, Theatre, San Diego State University, 2001
  • BA, Theatre, San Diego State University, 1998
Publications:
  • Genna, R., (2010), Book Review for "Violence Performed: Local Roots and Global Routes of Conflict" , Theatre Journal, John Hopkins University Press, vol. 62, iss. 3, pp. 487-488.
  • Genna, R., (2005), “Refracted Televisual Reflections: Genet’s The Maids, Television, and Validating Performed Identities.” , TheatreForum, iss. 27, pp. 53-61.
Awards and Honors:
  • Nominated for Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Dakota, 2013
  • Nominated for Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Dakota, 2012
  • University of California, San Diego Annual All Grad Research Symposium Poster Session, UC San Diego, 2010
  • Teaching Assistant Achievement Award, Department of Theatre and Dance, UC San Diego, 2010
  • MRG Performance Studies Scholar, University of California , 2007
  • MRG Performance Studies Scholar, University of California , 2006
  • Marion Ross & Paul Michael Scholarship in the Performance Area, San Diego State University, 1999
  • Mack Owen Scholarship for “Most Promising Actor” , San Diego State University , 1996