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2015-16 Dance Studies Colloquium Speaker Series

Free and open to the public. All presentations are on Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:00PM in CHAT Lounge, 10th floor Gladfelter Hall, Temple University Main Campus.

September 8

Rebecca Rossen, The University of Texas at Austin

Make Me A Jewish Dance: Researching Identity Through Embodied Scholarship

September 22

Mary Marshall Clark, Columbia University

Lost and Found: The Memory of the Body in Oral History Work


September 29

Wendy Perron*, former Editor in Chief of Dance Magazine

The Paradoxes of Trisha Brown

October 6

Judith Hamera, Princeton University

Wasted Beauty: Michael Jackson, This is It, and Exhausted Dance

October 20

Cindy Garcia, University of Minnesota

Latin@ Dance Shimmers, Visions, and Grooves

November 3

Debra McCall, Bauhaus Dances, Ross Institute, Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies

Body and Space: The Daring Experiments of Oskar Schlemmers 1920s Bauhaus Dance Theater

November 17

Avanthi Meduri, Roehampton University

Entangled Dance Histories in Trans-national Dance Archives

January 26

Barbara Browning, New York University

Dancing in My Tub: Ficto-Criticism and the Space for Practice

February 9

Rebecca Schneider, Brown University

Extending a Hand: Gesture, Duration and the (Non)Human Turn

February 23

Michelle Clayton, Brown University

Moving Bodies of the Avant-Garde

March 8

Abigail Levine, Independent Choreographer and Dancer

Walls and Floors: Dance in the Museum

March 22

Claudia Jeschke, Independent scholar, re-constructor, choreographer

Choreo-Graphing Spectacularity

April 5

Sanja Andus-L’Hôtellier, University of Paris

Bennington Summer School of the Dance Oral History Project 1978-1979: towards a different dance history

April 19

Ramon Rivera-Servera, Northwestern University

Exhibiting Latinidad: New Choreographies of the USAmerican Museum

*Part of the yearlong festival Trisha Brown: In the New Body, and is presented in partnership with Bryn Mawr College with support from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.