Conference 2016: Schedule Day 2

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SATURDAY May 21, 2016 at Barnard College, Columbia University

Venue: Julius S. Held Lecture Hall, 304 Barnard Hall, 117th Street and Broadway NY10027


08:00 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 Welcome from Conference Chairs and Professor Katie Glasner

PANEL 1 (09:10 – 10:40)

Topic: Contemporary Partnerships

Moderator: Ann Nugent

Daniel Callahan American Accents in Copland’s Corral: Choreomusicality and Intersectionality in Rodeo and ‘Rōdē,ō
Russell Janzen The Limits of Ballet: Conversations About Gender Presentation in a Physical Art
Kyle Bukhari Rupturing the Present: Space, Figure and Text in Michael Clark and Charles Atlas’ animal/mineral/vegetable at the Barbican, London (2013)
Jill Nunes Jensen ThroughLINES Revisited

10:40 – 11:00 Break

PANEL 2 (11:00 – 12:30)

Topic: Global Connections (2)

Moderator: Ariel Osterweis

Thomas DeFrantz The Race of Contemporary Ballet: Interpellations of Africanist Aesthetics
Melissa Templeton What gets lost in the word “Contemporary?” From Imperialism to Globalization and the Africanist Aesthetic in Canadian Ballet
Laura Capelle Bridging past and present: A hybrid creation for the Bolshoi
Lise Uytterhoeven A new artistic leadership for Royal Ballet Flanders: Trust, renewal and gentle transformation

12:30 – 1:45 Lunch on your own

Plenary Session (2:00 – 3:00)

Topic: Contemporary Ballet, Women and/as Choreographers

Moderator: Professor Lynn Garafola

Invited Speakers: Julia Gleich, Francesca Harper, Gabrielle Lamb and Helen Pickett

3:00 – 3:15 Break

PANEL 3 (3:15 – 4:45)

Topic: (Re)Viewing Ballet

Moderator: Jill Nunes Jensen

Hannah Jarvinen What is ‘contemporary’ anyway? Jeux (2016)
Carrie Gaiser Casey The Gesture of Memorial: Ratmansky, Shostakovich, and the Chamber Symphony
Juliet Bellow Curating Ballet
Tanya Wideman-Davis Dance Theatre of Harlem: Radical Black Female Bodies in Ballet
PANEL 4 (4:45 – 5:45)

Topic: Emerging Choreographers

Moderator: Kathrina Farrugia-Kriel

Invited Speakers: Joshua Beamish, Emery LeCrone and Troy Schumacher

6:00 Closing Remarks: Lynn Garafola

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