Erika Hughes has published essays on theatre history and performance making in a range of major peer-reviewed academic journals and edited volumes including Theatre Topics, Research in Drama Education, Performance Research, Youth Theatre Journal, and the Journal of European Studies. A selected bibliography is below.
Co-editor, Youth Theatre Journalspecial issue: “Intergenerational Drama.” Co-edited with Angela Sweigart-Gallagher. Youth Theatre Journal is the official journal of the American Alliance for Theatre & Education and published by Taylor & Francis. Publication October 2020.
“Performing Witnessing: Dramatic Engagement, Trauma and Museum Installations.” Research in Drama Education23.2, 2018. 274-281.
“Dramaturgies of Risky Play: Two (risky) case studies.” Youth Theatre Journal 31.1, Spring 2017. 35-47.
“Staging and Screening Anne Frank's Diary: Polemic and consensus in television, film, and theatrical adaptations.” In Critical Insights: Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl. Ipswich: Salem Press, 2017. 157-171.
“Embodied Historiography: Rupture as the Performance of History.” Co-authored with Boyd Branch. Performance Research special volume, “On Rupture.” December 2014. 108-115.
“Linie 1 and the GRIPS Theater: Traversing Divided and Reunified Berlin.” Nationalism and Youth in Theatre and Performance. Ed. Victoria Pettersen Lantz and Angela Sweigart-Gallagher. London: Routledge, 2014. 19-33.
“Defining the Child: Taboos of Fear and Age Appropriateness in Youth Holocaust Drama.” TYA, Culture, Society: International Essays on Theatre for Young Audiences. A Publication of ASSITEJ and ITYARN. Ed. Manon van de Water. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, May 2012. 69-84.
“The Holocaust in Contemporary Drama and Performance for Young Audiences.” Youth Theatre Journal 25: Spring 2011. 51-62.
“Understanding Einverständnis: Ideology in Brecht’s Der Jasager and Der Neinsager.” Youth Theatre Journal 24: Fall 2010. 124-139.