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Sept 26: Radical Presence: Black Study and Black Performance

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 Nyong’o, […]

April 3: Stand Close: a conversation on feminist rage, artist-writer collaboration, and the archive, moderated by Tavia Nyong’o

Stand Close

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, It’s […]

February 5: Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life

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 of […]

Show & Prove: The Tensions, Contradictions, & Possibilities of Hip Hop Studies in Practice

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 for […]

Cabaret of Confusion: Political Performance and the Work of Variety

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 expressive […]

REVIEW: Performing (at) the Body’s Edge: “This Is Just Like Life”

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 of […]

An Evening Talk with Ron Athey and Julie Tolentino

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 audio […]

Performing (at) the Body’s Edge: Mortal Works

a conversation with Shelley Jackson and Rebecca Schneider

Read a review of this talk!

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 of […]

The Politics of B-Girling and Battling: Lunch Talk @ NYU

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 741 […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: TRANS(per)FORMING Nina Arsenault: Body of Work, Body of Art

Transgendered Canadian performance artist Nina Arsenault has been characterized as cyborg, intellectual, and artist. After sixty plastic surgeries to feminize and beautify her originally male body, Arsenault has become an icon for a new queer generation. Her stage plays, electronic presence through videos disseminated online, website, blog, social networking presentation sites, her print media writing, […]

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