Eric Prenowitz

Prenowitz is a lecturer at the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds in England. He completed his PhD at Paris 8 under the direction of Hélène Cixous. His research explores topics of deconstruction, psychoanalysis, semiotics and literary theory. He has translated and published widely on the work of Hélène Cixous and Jacques Derrida, including The Selected Plays of Hélène Cixous (2004) and Derrida's Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression (1996), complete with translator's note.

He has also worked extensively on the work of Ariane Mnouchkine and the Théâtre du Soleil, and has edited, together with David Williams, Collaborative Theatre (1999), a sourcebook which combines critical and historical essays by theatre scholars from around the world with the writings of and interviews with members of the Theatre du Soleil, past and present. He is presently working with Cultural Studies colleague Ashley Thompson and the Théâtre du Soleil towards the staging of a Khmer language production of Hélène Cixous' epic 'Cambodia' play, The Terrible but Unfinished Story of Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia, which came to a first stage of completion in 2013.

Eric Prenowitz

School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies
Old Mining Building
University of Leeds
Leeds, UK LS2 9JT
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