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Past Performance Research Workshop Events


Fall 2016

Thursday 10/27/16: “Queering Dominican Frames: Beyond the Local, Global, and Diaspora”, Maja Horn (Barnard College/Columbia University), co-sponsored with the HI Queer Studies Research Workshop and the Gender Institute, CFA Screening Room

Spring 2017

Friday 2/17/17: The Asylum Project, a solo performance by Elizabeth Mozer, Founding Artistic Director of Theatre in the Flesh (Binghamton University), co-sponsored with the HI Embodied Research Working Group and the Department of Theatre & Dance, Katharine Cornell Theatre

Tuesday 2/28/17: HI New Faculty Seminar – Ariel Nereson (Dance)
“Democracy Moving: Models of Civic Life in Bill T. Jones’ Lincoln Dances,” 904 Clemens

Tuesday 3/7/17: “Television Scales; or, How to Watch Strathern (in) TV,” Nick Salvato (Cornell University), Student Union Theater

Tuesday 3/28/17: Performance RW Work in Progress Session, Millie Chen (UB Art), “Silk Road Songbook,” Center for the Arts B13

Friday 4/14/17: AGA Collaborative present win. place. show. and Walking in the Academy. AGA Collaborative are three performer/choreographers and a dramaturg: Gretchen Alterowitz (UNC Charlotte), Alison Bory (Davidson College), Amanda Hamp (University of New Mexico), and Jean marie Higgins (UNC Charlotte). This performance and lecture are culminating events for a week of activity at UB that also includes guest classes, workshops, and setting a new work on Zodiaque Dance Company. Co-sponsored by the Techne Institute, the Department of Theatre & Dance, and the HI Embodied Research Working Group; Center for the Arts B53

April 13-May 12, 2017, “Ill at Ease: Dis-ease and Art,” co-sponsorship of the Department of Art event that includes three performance artists: Ann Moody (April 13, 5pm), Ames Hawkins (April 18, 6pm), and Joan Giroux (April 26, 7pm); Center for the Arts B45

15-16 Events

Fall 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 2pm
CFA Screening Room

“Queering Dominican Frames: Performing Beyond the Local, Global, and Diaspora”

Maja Horn (Barnard College/Columbia University)

Co-sponsored by the Performance Research Workshop, Queer Studies Research Workshop and the Gender Institute, and part of Gender Week 2016:

Spring 2016

Spring 2016 co-sponsorship of “Bvffalo Bard 2016: 400 Years Since Shakespeare”

More information available here:

Monday, February 22, 1pm
CFA 278
Josephine Anstey, Media Study
“Imagining Consciousness”

Thursday, March 31, 12:30pm
Knox 110
Amma Kootin, University of Georgia (Athens)
“Embodying History: Race ‘On Display’ in the Americas”: Roundtable with Dr. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin and UB faculty members

Thursday, March 31, 3:30pm
Baird Hall Recital Hall (second floor)
“Performing the Archive: Buffalo and the Pan-American Exposition of 1901”: Performance presentation by the “At Buffalo” team

Tuesday, April 12, 12:30pm
Clemens 930
Arabella Lyon, English
“Imagining Confucian Audiences: Tactical Media and the Umbrella Movement”

Fall 2015

Monday, October 26, 7pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
“Acting as Technology: A Conversation”
Shonni Enelow (Fordham University) and Christopher Grobe (Amherst College)

Thursday, November 12, 12:30pm
“Spectacular Quebec: Cirque du Soleil and Robert Lepage”
930 Clemens Hall
Karen Fricker, Brock University
Co-sponsored with the Melodia E. Jones Chair and UB’s Quebec Studies Program

Monday, November 23, 12pm
Discussion of Liz Tomlin’s “Deconstructing the Postdramatic: Questions of Mimesis, Authorship, and Representation” (from Acts and Apparitions: Discourses on the Real in Performance Practice and Theory)

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