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Saturday, August 4 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Civic Outlaws in the Modernist Avant-Garde: Figuring [Out] Queerness Ahead of its Time

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In figuring out and reconfiguring the queerness of Modernist work ahead of its time, this panel will address the question of aethetics and queer temporality. We will argue that queer Modernist figures (and figurations) move in and out of shifting temporal landscapes, ultimately displacing a sense of linear time through figuring outside of it from both historical and presentist perspectives.


Benjamin Gillespie

Ph.D. Candidate in Theatre and Graduate Teaching Fellow, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
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Bess Rowen

Bess Rowen is currently a Ph.D. student in the department of Theatre at CUNY, The Graduate Center. She recently completed her MA in Performance Studies at New York University, after graduating from Lehigh University Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude with a double major in English and Theatre and a minor in Psychology. She is an Equity Membership Candidate and has studied acting at Michael Howard Studios, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, and The... Read More →

Nick Salvato

Associate Professor of Theatre, Cornell University
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Saturday August 4, 2012 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Lexington, Ballroom Level 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 USA

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