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Performance Studies:
Memories and Futures

A two-day symposium with panel discussions on critical race studies, dance, performance ethnography, popular culture, queer identity, reception, visual culture, and more.

Presented in conjunction with evening performances of DIONYSUS IN 69: The RUDE MECHS' re-enactment of The Performance Group's legendary 1968 adaptation of The Bacchae, as staged by Richard Schechner and filmed by Brian De Palma. Sponsored by the Lewis Center for the Arts Performance Central program.

*Symposium attendees: Please note that the Rude Mechs’ performance of Dionysus in 69 is a separately ticketed event than symposium attendance.  Limited tickets are available for Saturday night’s performance.

Speakers

Keynote Address
Richard Schechner, New York University

Testimonials
Henry Bial, University of Kansas
Rebecca Schneider, Brown University
Diana Taylor, New York University

Papers and Responses
Susan Bennett, University of Calgary
Jennifer Brody, Stanford University
Marvin Carlson, CUNY Graduate Center
Sue-Ellen Case, University of California, Los Angeles
Laurie Beth Clark, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Emily Coates, Yale University
Madge Darlington, Rude Mechs, Austin, Texas
Elin F. Diamond, Rutgers-New Brunswick
Susan L. Foster, University of California, Los Angeles
E. Patrick Johnson, Northwestern University
Douglas A. Jones, Jr., Princeton University
Sonia Kuftinec, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Rebecca Lazier, Princeton University
Carol Martin, New York University
Tavia Nyong'o, New York University
Deborah A. Paredez, University of Texas at Austin
Michael W. Peterson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ramón H. Rivera-Servera, Northwestern University
Shawn Sides, Rude Mechs, Austin, Texas
Tamsen Wolff, Princeton University
W. B. Worthen, Barnard College

Conference Organizers
Jill Dolan, Princeton University
Stacy Wolf, Princeton University

Co-Sponsors

The Gardner Fund of the Council of the Humanities 
Lewis Center for the Arts 
Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies
Center for African American Studies
Department of Music
Department of English
Department of Anthropology
Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies

Event Information

 

Press Release

 

Event Information

 

Friday, December 9, 2011
 

3:30 PM - 10:30 PM
 

Saturday, December 10, 2011


8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Free and open to the public, but registration required.


Register with University Ticketing or call 609.258.9220


James M. Stewart ’32 Theater
Lewis Center for the Arts
185 Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey

 

 

Related Events

 

DIONYSUS IN 69: The RUDE MECHS' re-enactment of The Performance Group's legendary 1968 adaptation of The Bacchae, as staged by Richard Schechner and filmed by Brian De Palma.


*Symposium attendees: Please note that the Rude Mechs’ performance of Dionysus in 69 is a separately ticketed event than symposium attendance. 


Dionysus in 69 tickets are sold out for Friday, December 9 


An additional block of tickets for Saturday, December 10 will go on sale 12:00 noon on Tuesday, December 6

Note: Dionysus in 69 will be Simulcast in James M. Stewart '32 Theater for both performances at no charge for any overflow crowds.

 


Sponsored by Performance Central

 

 

 

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