10 10
Jun Jun
2022 2022
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Day of Dance: Transnational Conversations​​​​

10:00 to 19:00

DANSOX (Dance Scholarship Oxford) is delighted to collaborate with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and in association with the TORCH Network, Britain and the Soviet Union: Early Cultural Encounters, on this TORCH Humanities and Cultural Programme event. The all-day symposium will include live dance, scholarship, and discussion of what constitutes dance "avant-garde(s)" across nations in the 20th-21st centuries.

Keynote speakers and artists include:

Liam Francis
Lynn Garafola
Judith Mackrell
Jane Pritchard
Alexander Whitley

and other special guests TBA.

Morning session

Live dance, new work from Liam Francis and dancers

Throughout the day

Alex Whitley and dancers: demonstration VR, motion capture (interactive) - further information to follow.

Afternoon sessions

Papers from:

Jane Pritchard (V&A) - Keynote
Les Noces in London 1926 - Gabriela Minden (Oxford)
Rites and Pina Bausch - Marcus Bell (Oxford) 
Kafka, Arthur Pita - Meindert Peters (Oxford)
Contemporary dance in Senegal - Hélène Neveu Kringelbach (UCL) 
Alexander Whitley - Keynote

Book launch for Lynn Garafola, 5pm 

La Nijinska: Choreographer of the Modern (OUP, June 2022)
With Judith Mackrell (writer and dance critic)

Alex Whitley and dancers lead wrap-up discussion, 6pm-7pm

Free and open to all but donations to DANSOX are welcome.

Tea and coffee/lunch available (pay what you can). Booking for symposium dinner to follow.

To register now for a place email Professor Sue Jones AND Marcus Bell.