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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.


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. Aligned to this idea there is other: CRELAZER - the synthesis of the state of creation and the leisure, the search for a creative way of life. Art should be... 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 theatre and academia witnesses the evolution of Chinese opera’s construction of subjectivity in different periods. This paper stratifies three adaptations of his... Read More →

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

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