Affecting Performances: The Media & Embodied Politics of Contemporary Christianity
a panel discussion with Anthony Petro & Jill Stevenson
Thursday, November 14 5 to 7 pm
Anthony Petro, Religion, Boston University
Jill Stevenson, Theatre Arts, Marymount Manhattan College
In her recently published book, Sensational Devotion: Evangelical Performance in Twenty-First-Century America, Jill Stevenson [...]
Radical Presence: Black Study and Black Performance
a roundtable discussion with Daphne Brooks, Thomas DeFrantz, Malik Gaines, & Tavia Nyong’o
Thursday, September 26 7 to 9 pm
Daphne Brooks, English and African-American Studies, Princeton
Thomas DeFrantz, Dance and African & African American Studies, Duke University
Malik Gaines, Art, Hunter College
moderated by: Tavia [...]
a conversation on feminist rage, artist-writer collaboration, and the archive — moderated by Tavia Nyong’o
Presented by the NYU Performance Studies Forum.
Wednesday, April 3rd 7 pm
Department of Performance Studies 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Studio 612
Moderated by Tavia Nyong’o, Performance Studies, New York University.
In conjunction with “Stand Close, [...]
Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life
Tuesday, February 5 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Department of Performance Studies 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 621
Join us for the first Performance Studies Forum event of the semester: Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life! Mx Bond will present on the the critical theme [...]
a two-day conference
March 30, Friday 5 to 7 pm
March 31, Saturday 8:30 am to 8 pm
For more information, please email cmep(at)nyu.edu.
Registration for the conference must be completed by filling out this FORM.
For full schedule, click here.
Show and Prove 2012 (S&P 2012) provides an opportunity [...]
a lunch talk with T.L. Cowan
February 8, Wednesday 12:30 to 1:45 pm
T.L. Cowan, Women’s and Gender Studies and English, University of Saskatchewan; Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, New York University
The cabaret—or, more broadly, the variety show—is arguably the most open and resilient form of live [...]
Performing (at) the Body’s Edge: “This Is Just Like Life” New York University, 15 November 2011
The fall CSGS calendar of evening events ended on an amazing note, with a conversation between Shelley Jackson and Rebecca Schneider, hosted by CSGS and NYU’s Department of Performance Studies. Jackson and Schneider, whose books include The Melancholy [...]
Presented by the NYU Performance Studies Lecture Forum
Thursday, December 15 7 to 9 pm
The Performance Studies Studio Tisch School of the Arts 721 Broadway, 6th Floor
Free and opent to the public, with reception to follow.
Julie Tolentino creates intimate solo movement-based installations including her time-based durational performances, sculptural endurance events and [...]
a conversation with Shelley Jackson and Rebecca Schneider
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November 15, Tuesday 7 to 8:30 pm
Shelley Jackson, writer and artist
Rebecca Schneider, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Brown University
The question of the body — the body as question – is a recurring motif in the work [...]
THE POLITICS OF B-GIRLING AND BATTLING
A Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Imani K. Johnson
October 18, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 pm
Imani Kai Johnson, Department of Performance Studies, NYU
In a dance culture like breaking, how does movement shape gender politics and the cultural meaning of b-girling?
41-51 East 11th Street, Room [...]