El Performance de Nuevos Conocimientos

El Performance de Nuevos Conocimientos Fran Pollitt

Christine Greiner: Performance Practice as Cognitive Action
Jack Halberstam: Performing Anarchy
Leda Martins: What if...?
Susan Leigh Foster: Performing Authenticity and the Labor of Dance

Moderator: Lillian Manzor


Christine Greiner (Brazil) is Professor in the Department of Body Languages, Graduate Program of Communication and Semiotics and the Undergraduate Course of Communication and Body Arts at the Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil. She is the author of “Butô, pensamento em evolução”, “Teatro Nô e o Ocidente”, “O Corpo, pistas para estudos indisciplinares”, The Body in Crisis, and several articles.

Jack Halberstam (USA) is Professor of Comparative Literature, American Studies and Ethnicity, and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California. He is the author of five books including: Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters (1995), Female Masculinity (1998), In A Queer Time and Place (2005), The Queer Art of Failure (2011) and most recently Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal (2012).

Leda Martins (Brazil) is a poet, dramaturg, essayist, and Associate Professor at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. She teaches in the areas of Literary Studies and Theatre Arts with an emphasis on theater, dramaturgy, performance, and the intersections between literature and other semiotic systems including theater, dance, music, and ritual performance.

Susan Leigh Foster (USA), choreographer and scholar, is Distinguished Professor in the Department of World Arts and Cultures/ Dance at UCLA. Her research areas include dance history and theory, choreographic analysis, and corporeality. She is the author of Reading Dancing: Bodies and Subjects in Contemporary American Dance (1986), Dances that Describe Themselves: The Improvised Choreography of Richard Bull (2002), and Choreographing Empathy: Kinesthesia in Performance (2011).

Additional Info

  • Lugar de presentación: Sesc Vila Mariana - Sala Corpo e Artes
  • Fecha: 17 enero 2013

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