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Choreographing Diaspora

Date

Mar 06 2018

Time

6:15 am - 7:15 pm

Location

Rubenstein Arts Center SLIPPAGE Lab, Studio 202

2020 Campus Dr, Durham, NC 27705

Choreographing Diaspora

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Choreographing Diaspora

Katherine Dunham as an Artist-Activist

Join us for a public conversation with Joanna Dee Das, professor of Dance at Washington University in St. Louis. She will discuss her recent book, Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora (Oxford University Press, 2017), about the life of African-American choreographer Katherine Dunham (1909-2006).

Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics and the SLIPPAGE LAB at Duke University.

Speakers

Joanna Dee Das

Washington University in St. Louis

Joanna Dee Das is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research interests include dance in the African diaspora, musical theater dance, and the politics of performance in the twentieth century. She is the author of Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora (Oxford 2017).…...

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