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An Experiment With An Air Pump


Nov 10 2015


12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Experiment with an Air Pump

An Experiment With An Air Pump

Exploring the human side of scientific research on stage

Join us for a conversation with members of the cast and creative team of Duke Theater Studies’ Fall Main Stage Production, An Experiment With An Air Pump, directed by Jules Odendahl-James. The play, which opens on Thursday, November 12 and runs through Sunday, November 22 in Sheafer Theater, asks, “What price would you pay for knowledge?” The discussion will include Jules Odendahl-James, set designer Sarah Krainin, and Duke students/cast members Philip McClure, Susanna Booth, Faye Goodwin, and Paul Popa.

Free and open to the public. Light lunch served.


Jules Odendahl-James

Duke University

Jules Odendahl-James is an artist/scholar who holds a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and an MFA in Directing from University of Texas Austin. She has taught a range of courses in Theater Studies (from Acting to Performing Science) at Duke University along with serving…...

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Sarah Krainin

Duke University

Sarah Krainin is an object artist and scenic designer who works nationally for theater, dance, opera, and puppetry. She resided as props artisan for Richard Foreman's Ontological-Hysteric Theater, and for Mr. Foreman's opera collaboration with composer Michael Gordon, What to Wear (REDCAT). Recent collaborations include scenic design for the premiere…...

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Rachel Ingold

Duke University

Rachel Ingold has been Curator for the History of Medicine Collections at Duke since 2010. The History of Medicine Collections and the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library include an array of rare books, manuscripts, instruments & artifacts documenting the history of health sciences. The Rubenstein Library has a wealth…...

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