This is an anthology representing the best of the 138 papers presented at the 30th Comparative Drama Conference (Los Angeles, California). A three-day event, the conference drew 152 scholars from all over the world. The papers included here present research about Beckett, Goethe, Tom Stoppard, dance, violence, and Greek and Japanese drama. This work includes reviews of selected books.
Stratos E. Constantinidis, former director of the Comparative Drama Conference and former editor of the Journal of Modern Greek Studies, teaches in the Department of Theatre at Ohio State University and lives in Columbus.