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DANSOX Symposium 2023

12:00 to 18:45

We are delighted to announce that our two day symposium, ‘New Directions in Dance Research: Scholarship and Practice’, will take place at the Jacqueline du Pre Building from Monday 20th to Tuesday 21st November. 

To book your place, please click here.

Noon NB this panel is in the Julia Mann Room (South Building)


Gabriela Minden (Cardiff) 'T. S. Eliot, Rupert Doone, and the Performance of Poetry' 

Sue Jones (Oxford) ‘Imagination Dead Imagine: Samuel Beckett’s “residual” choreography and poetics’

1.15 lunch  Jacqueline du Pré Building foyer

All following panels and events in the Jacqueline du Pré Building:

2pm-3.30pm Yolande Yorke and Yorke Dance Project (London). Live performance/demonstration: excerpts and adptations, including Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, Bella Lewistsky and mid-twentieth-century American contemporary dance. Q &A


5.30 pm Mark Franko (Temple U, Philadelphia) ‘“A Subtle System of Feints”: Phenomenological Description and Theatricality in Foucault’s “Las Meninas”’. 


DAY 2 Tues Nov 21st  


10-1pm Liam Francis and dancers: Making New Work. Come and watch Liam creating research through practice and join the conversation.

1pm Lunch in foyer

2pm-3pm Keynote. Sir Alistair Spalding (Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Sadler's Wells) on creating a dance house in London. 



Lucia Ruprecht (Berlin) '“Still not Still”: Ligia Lewis’s Wayward Bodies'. 

Alexandra Kolb (Roehampton) ‘On Air’. 

 Meindert Peters (Oxford) ‘A Breath of Fresh Air: De Keersmaeker’s Adaptation of Rilke’s Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke’. 

Short break

5.15pm Hélène Neveu-Kringelbach (UCL)West African performers and the art of navigating interrupted mobilities’

Break.  Light supper in foyer

6.45pm Leverhulme Lecture. Felicia McCarren (Tulane)