@Duke: Performance & Embodied Research Colloquium, Nov 12 & 13

2010 CONFERENCE:  What is Performance Studies? 

On November 12 & 13, 2010, Dukes Performance and Embodied Research Colloquium will be hosting a What is Performance Studies? conference for Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students and interested faculty.  All on-campus events will take place in Brody Theater (Branson Building) on Dukes East Campus.

Detailed Conference Schedule

DAY 1: Friday, November 12


1-2 pm Conference welcome by Jennifer Brody (Duke)

GUEST PLENARY: Margo Crawford (Cornell University): Performing Freedom: Acting Out and Inward

2-2:15 PM Coffee Break

2:15-3:15 PM PLENARY 2: PERFORMANCE AS A MODE OF INQUIRY

Sarah Beckwith, Chair & Moderator (Duke): Past-times and Present-Times: Memory, Orality and Performance
Claire Conceison (Duke): Methodology and Pedagogy: Conducting Theater Ethnography in China and Teaching Sport as Performance
Christopher Nelson (UNC-Chapel Hill): Rhythms of the Everyday: Anthropology and Performance
Della Pollock (UNC-Chapel Hill): unknowing: performance epistemologies in community-based research

3:15-3:30 Coffee Break

3:30-4:30 PM PLENARY 3: PERFORMANCE IN GLOBAL/CULTURAL CONTEXTS, Nina Prieur (Duke), Moderator

Sean Metzger (Duke): Reorienting Performance Studies
Ashley Lucas (UNC-Chapel Hill): Necessary Theatre: U.S. Latina/o Performance as a Cultural Intervention
Joseph Megel (UNC-Chapel Hill): Translating Experience in Performance

4:30-5:30 PM PLENARY 4: PERFORMANCE AND NEW MEDIA, Jules Odendahl-James (Duke), Moderator.

Mark Olson (Duke): Circuits: Performance, Technology & New Media
Daniel Foster (Duke): World Theatre and New Media
Francesca Talenti (UNC-Chapel Hill): Beyond the Rectangle: Attempts to Explode Frames & Proscenia.

6 PM Happy Hour for participating graduate students and faculty @ The Federal.

8 PM  The Theme is Blackness Festival performance @ Manbites Dog. Call 919-682.3343 for reservations or visit http://www.manbitesdogtheater.org/

DAY 2: Saturday, November 13

Meetings for graduate students in Brody Theater and Branson 202 seminar room.

9-9:30 AM Coffee, bagels, and mingling. Brody Theater Lobby.

9:45-11 AM GRADUATE STUDENT ROUNDTABLES

 Projects in Process (Branson 202)
Significant Readings/Theorists (Brody Theater)

11-11:15 AM Coffee Break

11:15-Noon MOVING FORWARD  BRODY THEATER

Large group session to collect feedback and put folks into contact with each other and plan future events.

Please join us for this opportunity to connect with faculty and fellow graduate students researching and presenting performance in the Triangle area and deepen/expand your research inquiries.

Please contact perc@duke.edu with questions.

 

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