Black Study and Black Performance: A Discussion on Gender and Sexuality in Radical Presence
Thursday, September 26, 7:00 pm.
Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, 721 Broadway, Room 612
Featuring scholars from a range of disciplines, this roundtable will explore the radical potential of black performance as a scene of study. How might black study—both within and beyond the academy—redraw the maps, and reimagine the histories, of performance art? With Daphne Brooks, Professor of English and African-American Studies, Princeton University; Thomas DeFrantz, Professor of Dance and African American Studies, Duke University; Cheryl Finley, Assistant Professor of Art History, Cornell University; and Malik Gaines, Assistant Professor of Art, Hunter College. Moderated by by Tavia Nyong’o, Associate Professor of Performance Studies, TSOA, NYU.
Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Performance Studies.
Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited.