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 INQUIRYSarah Beckwith, Chair & Moderator (Duke): Past-times and Present-Times: Memory, Orality and PerformanceClaire Conceison (Duke): Methodology and Pedagogy: Conducting Theater Ethnography in China and Teaching Sport as PerformanceChristopher Nelson (UNC-Chapel Hill): Rhythms of the Everyday: Anthropology and PerformanceDella 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), ModeratorSean Metzger (Duke): Reorienting Performance StudiesAshley Lucas (UNC-Chapel Hill): Necessary Theatre: U.S. Latina/o Performance as a Cultural InterventionJoseph 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 MediaDaniel Foster (Duke): World Theatre and New MediaFrancesca 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 ROUNDTABLESProjects 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.