Terri Kapsalis: Hysterical Alphabet
November 15, 2012 | 7–8 pm
Rice University, 600 Main (University@Stockton), Houston, TX 77005 Get directions
The ABC’s are seized by a convulsive fit; each letter introducing an episode direct from the annals of medical lore. Backed by Danny Thompson’s disquieting film collages and John Corbett’s vinyl manipulations, THE HYSTERICAL ALPHABET explores a 4,000-year history that deeply inflects our contemporary ideas about gender and illness.