Archive for February, 2011

bull-jean at University of Texas at Austin

the bull-jean stories multimedia adaptation was invited to be the feature performance at the Performing Lesbian Archives Symposium at the University of Texas of Austin. This is a one night only performance during an amazing weekend of dialogue and presentations about archiving the lesbian experience through performance.

Time: March 4-March 5, 2011, All-day event
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Description: Performing Lesbian Archives is a symposium featuring speakers, panels and performances addressing the question, “How do theories and practices of performance reconfigure knowledge of lesbian histories?”Friday, March 4, Winship 2.180, 8 p.m.: “the bull-jean stories,” a multimedia adaptation featuring Q-Roc Ragsdale based on the book by Sharon Bridgforth

Saturday, March 5, Winship 2.112:
8:30-9:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
9:30-10 a.m. Welcomes by Charlotte Canning and Robin Bernstein
10-11:30 a.m. “Archiving Queer Black Brilliance: The Mobile Homecoming Project” with panelists Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Julia Wallace; chair: Matt Richardson
11:30 am.-1:30 p.m. Break for lunch
1:30-3 p.m. “Performing the Jazz Aesthetic: The Austin Project and the bull-jean stories,” with panelists Omi Osun Joni L. Jones, Lisa L. Moore, Q-Roc, Harold Steward; chair: Deborah Paredez
3-3:30 p.m. Coffee break
3:30-5:30 p.m. “Reading Archives of Performance,” with panelists Robin Bernstein, Jennifer DeVere Brody, Ann Cvetkovich; chair: Meta DuEwa Jones
5:30 p.m. Closing remarks: Kim Marra

Sponsored by the Donald D. Harrington Faculty Fellows Program with generous support from the Department of Theatre and Dance, the LGBTQ/Sexualities Research Cluster, and the Warfield Center. Seating is limited.

Location: Winship Drama Building (WIN) 2.180 and 2.112
URL: More about this event…
Contact: Robin Bernstein
Sponsor: The Donald D. Harrington Faculty Fellows Program. the Department of Theatre and Dance, the LGBTQ/Sexualities Research Cluster