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Saturday, August 4 • 8:00am - 9:30am
This is What Democracy Looks Like: Neoliberalism and Performance on the Global Stage

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In response to Lara Nielsen and Patricia Ybarra's anthology "Neoliberalism and Global Theatres," scholars interrogate the states and stakes of intellectual inquiries concerning performance and neoliberalism.


Clare Croft

University of Michigan
Reflecting on Queer DanceSaturday, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 220 Sullivant This roundtable brings together the authors—both scholars and artists—featured in Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings (Oxford 2017). We ask how individuals, communities, and artmaking and scholarly practices... Read More →

Jason Fitzgerald

Columbia University graduate student, PhD in Theatre/English Yale School of Drama MFA 2008, Dramaturgy & Dramatic Criticism

Jill Lane

The dance of primitive accumulation, New York University
Between the years 60s and 70s the artist Hélio Oiticica [1937-1980] proposed the Environmental Program. This program could be read as utopian search for an art of totality that conjugates language, different spaces and times, disintegration of the image and the object with its recreation... Read More →

Patrick McKelvey

Dis-Affection and Theatrical Labor, Brown Univeristy
Bertolt Brecht’s theory has a greater impact on Chinese opera than otherwise, despite his incorrect and misleading perception on Mei Lanfang, as observed by such critics as Leonard Cabell Pronko and Min Tian. The reception of his theory, particularly alienation effect, by Chinese... Read More →

Saturday August 4, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am EDT
Concord, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

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