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University of California, Santa Barbara Dept. of Theater and Dance
[REVISED! DEADLINE EXTENDED to 3/15]
A symposium in honor of dance scholar-artist Thomas DeFrantz and dancer-choreographer Kyle Abraham, Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014, 9:00am - 1:00pm @ The McCune Conference Room in HSSB. Call for Graduate Student Papers (Read and/or Performed). We invite emerging scholars and artists in all fields to join us for a half-day graduate student symposium. De Frantz and Abraham will be on campus, in public conversation with each other about the issues of performance, race, and queerness. We join this conversation through our sharing of papers and embodied theory presentations that investigate the intersections and conflicts between two or more of these experiential modes. Please send 250-word abstracts (for 8-page, double-spaced papers) or 250-word performance proposal paragraphs (for pieces no longer than 7 minutes) to graduate symposium coordinator Brian Granger at: firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15, 2014.