UCR Department of Dance

New Research in Critical Dance Studies Colloquium Series

TRANS-CORPOREAL PERFORMANCE AND THE BIOLOGICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, CULTURAL CHOREOGRAPHY OF DIRT

Angenette Spalink, PhD

 

Mon. Nov. 06, 3:00 - 5:00 PM, PDT

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Angenette Spalink is an assistant professor of performance studies in the School of Performance, Visualization, & Fine Arts at Texas A&M University. Her research focuses on dirt, plants, and other ecological matter in performance. She is currently working on her book project, Choreographing Dirt: Movement, Performance, and Ecology in the Anthropocene. Her work has been published in the International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, Modern Drama, Theatre Annual, and the edited volume Theatre/Performance Historiography: Time, Space, Matter. She also co-edited the “On Dark Ecologies” issue of Performance Research.

 

Part of:

TRANS-CORPOREAL ENTANGLEMENTS 

NEW RESEARCH IN CRITICAL DANCE STUDIES COLLOQUIUM SERIES 

 

Coordinated by María Regina Firmino-Castillo

Assistant Professor of Critical Dance Studies

 

Cosponsors: CHASS Dean's Office and the Center for Ideas and Society; Center for Ideas and Society Performing Difference Faculty Commons.

 

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For accessibility and accommodations to fully participate in this event, contact us as soon as possible: mariafc@ucr.edu

 

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Image credits:

 “The Cemetery is Beginning to Flower,” a scene from Eveoke Dance Theatre’s Las Mariposas. Centro Cultural Mauricio Baez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Thursday December 1, 2011.  Photo by Tim Botsko

 

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