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Friday, August 3 • 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Performances of Citizenship

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This session explores how citizens have used performance as a mode of advocacy, employing techniques of theatricality to contest narratives of national belonging and imagine new forms of citizenship.


Katherine Mezur

Absolute Cute: "New Dimensions" of Stratification in KATHY's Animated Bodies, Independent Scholar
This narrative analysis research project seeks to investigate and further our understanding of how theatre and performance makers have devised theatre in response to and in the aftermath of mass violence and genocide in the post-colony. This study is a meditation on memory and on the ways in which memory has operated in Brett Bailey’s work on the 1904-1907 San-Herero massacres in Namibia, and the Belgian and the French colonial atrocities in... Read More →

Friday August 3, 2012 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Concord, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

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