Conscientious artists throughout history have used their performance as sites of social intervention. Sometimes contentious, sometimes effective, always provocative, the activist-artist situates performance in a necessary act of engagement. This series of three Tuesday night lectures considers the weaponization of performance across genre and media.
October 1 - Theatre and Non-leftist Radicalism
October 15 - Some are Born Green, Some Achieve Greenness: Protest Theatre & Environmental Activism
October 29 - Complicating Gender and Islam through Performance in East Java, Indonesia
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