Terri Kapsalis: Hysterical Alphabet

Terri Kapsalis: Hysterical Alphabet

November 15, 2012 | 7–8 pm

Rice Media Center

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.

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