Author: Kalle WesterlingPage 1 of 9

Kalle Westerling is a performance and theatre scholar, currently working on two dissertations, one for Stockholm University in Sweden on the formation of the Swedish brand of drag show. His other dissertation project, for The Graduate Center, CUNY in New York City, concerns male-identified bodies in 20th century burlesque and boylesque. He also co-directs the Scholars project for the The Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC). He is on the Board of Directors for The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, as well as the board of Swedish Performance Studies-focused publishing house STUTS. Read his full CV here.

Theatre and Performance in COVID Quarantine

A calendar of all the livestreamed theatre and performance events happening. Sarah Bay-Cheng’s incredible resource “Theatre, Dance & Performance Online”. BroadwayWorld Online Book Club The Billy Rose Theatre…

Things I learned from Joan Bolker

These are a few of the ideas that I’ve really taken to heart from Joan Bolker’s Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day. I thought some of these loose…

Interactive Visualizations of New York City

I have collected 70 visualizations of New York City, that mostly build on open data. The qualification for a visualization to make it on this list was to…

First Draft of Visualization

I’m working towards a visualization of female impersonators and have produced a first, really messy visualization. That’s OK, though. I like working under the principle of “shitty first…

Programming Nostalgia

I just found out about Vipercard, a virtual Javascript-version of HyperCard, the first application I used for programming and was struck by a little nostalgia that I thought…