Thanks for a stimulating year of presentations and discussions in the PSWG!  Stay tuned for information on the schedule for next year.

Please note that the symposium and performance of “Slow Dancing” by David Michalek has been postponed.  More information available here.

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Mary Isbell - Amateur Stages: Nineteenth-Century Theatricals on Land and at Sea

January 16, 2014
Amateur Stages recovers the “theatrical” as a distinct type…
bolden band

La Marr Jurelle Bruce - 'Inversions of the World': Madness, Blackness, and Radical Creativity

January 16, 2014
“‘Inversions of the World’: Madness, Blackness, and Radical…

Elise Morrison - Discipline and Desire: Surveillance, Feminism, Performance

September 5, 2012
  Discipline and Desire: Surveillance, Feminism,…
Imperial Balls: the Arts of Sex, War and Dancing in India, England and the Caribbean, 1800-1850

John Cooper - Imperial Balls: An Art History of Sex, War, and Dancing in India, England, and the Caribbean

August 29, 2012
Nautch dancing in Lucknow and Calcutta The Anglo-Indian word nautch derives…

Lynda Paul - Sonic Vegas: Live Virtuality and the Cirque du Soleil

August 29, 2012
My current work addresses the role of music and sound in…