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Performance Studies:
Memories and Futures
Day 1 Schedule
3:30 - 3:45
Welcome
Michael Cadden, Acting Director, Lewis Center for the Arts
Jill Dolan and Stacy Wolf, Symposium Organizers

James M. Stewart ’32 Theater
Lewis Center for the Arts
185 Nassau Street Princeton, New Jersey
3:45 - 4:15
Testimonials to Richard Schechner's Work in Performance Studies
Henry Bial, University of Kansas
Rebecca Schneider, Brown University
Diana Taylor, New York University
4:15 - 5:00
Keynote Address
"Performance Studies Now, Then, and Later"

Richard Schechner, New York University
5:00 - 5:30
Discussion
6:00 - 7:30
Dinner Break (options)
8:00 - 9:30
Dionysus in 69
Marie and Edward Matthews '53 Acting Studio
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.  Please call 609.258.9220 for tickets.
9:30 - 10:30
Panel Response to the Performance and Discussion
Marvin Carlson, CUNY Graduate Center
Madge Darlington, Rude Mechs, Austin, Texas
Elin Diamond, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Carol Martin, New York University
Richard Schechner, New York University
Shawn Sides, Rude Mechs, Austin, Texas
Tamsen Wolff, Princeton University
Jill Dolan, Princeton University (moderator)
Day 2 Schedule
8:30 - 9:00
Coffee and Danish
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater
Lewis Center for the Arts
185 Nassau Street Princeton, New Jersey
9:00 - 10:30
Dance Studies and Embodiment: "Kinesthetic Empathies"
Susan Foster, University of California, Los Angeles
Jennifer Brody, Stanford University, response
Rebecca Lazier, Princeton University, response
Student response and discussion
10:30 - 10:45
Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:15
Critical Race Studies and Sound Studies: "Lena Horne: Mouthpiece of a Movement"
Deborah Paredez, University of Texas at Austin
Susan Bennett, University of Calgary, response
Student response and discussion
12:15 - 1:15
Lunch Break
1:15 - 2:45

Queer Studies and Performance Ethnography: "My Indifference: Transgressing Transgender Normativity"

E. Patrick Johnson, Northwestern University
Douglas A. Jones, Jr., Princeton University, response
Sonja Kuftinec, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, response
Student response and discussion
2:45 - 3:00
Coffee Break
3:00 - 4:30
Visual Culture Studies and Performance Art: "What Democracy Looks Like"
Michael Peterson and Laurie Beth Clark, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tavia Nyong'o, New York University, response
W. B. Worthen, Barnard College, response
Student response and discussion
4:30 - 5:30
Wrap-Up Discussion
Sue-Ellen Case, University of California, Los Angeles
Emily Coates, Yale University
Ramón Rivera-Servera, Northwestern University
Stacy Wolf, Princeton University (moderator)
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