Global Flashpoints

Oct. 6-12, 2011

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Global Flashpoints Schedule


Thursday 10/6

5-7pm "The Wife’s Letter" - Glorya Kaufman Hall RM 200
            Directed by Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry
Post-show discussion led by Anurima Banerji, UCLA; with Bishnupriya Dutt, JNU; Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry, Gick Grewal, Vansh Bhardwaj

7pm Opening Reception - courtyard outside Glorya Kaufman Hall

Friday 10/7

10am-12pm Sue-Ellen Welcome – Royce 314
            Roundtable: Global Flashpoints
            Moderator: Susan Leigh Foster, UCLA
Panel: Urmimala Sarkar Munsi, JNU; Shannon Steen, UCB; Alicia Arrizón, UCR

12-1pm Lunch – Royce 306

1:15-2:45 Panel: Performing Gender and Ethnicity in the Americas – Royce 314
            Gastón Alzate, CSULA, “All pleasure derives from a certain difference: Mexican political cabaret and the work of Jesusa Rodriguez.”
            Yogita Goyal, UCLA

3pm Performance: Bonded – Royce 314
            Post-show discussion led by Arthur Little with Donald Jolly, Jon Lawrence Rivera

5pm Performance: “Diálogos entre Darwin y Dios” by Jesusa Rodriguez – Macgowan 1330
           Post-show discussion led by Chantal Rodriguez, Los Angeles Theatre Center

Saturday 10/8

10am-12pm Roundtable: Global Flashpoints – Royce 314
            Moderator: Sue-Ellen Case, UCLA
            Panel: Marcela Fuentes, UCLA; Priya Srinivasan, UC; Daphne Lei, UCI; Bishnupriya Dutt, JNU

12-1pm Lunch – Royce 306

1:15-2:15 Panel: Performing the Nation State – Glorya Kaufman Hall RM 208
Suk-Young Kim, UCSB, “DMZ Crossing: Local Partitions and Global Encounters."
Emily Roxworthy, UCSD, “Empathy’s Place in America’s Concentration Camps: Allegiance: An American Musical and the Drama in the Delta Video Game."

2:15-2:45 John Rouse, UCSD, “Brecht’s Orientalism.” – Glorya Kaufman Hall RM 208

3-4:30pm Cheng-Chieh Yu Performance, “Dancing Mother Courage” and “The Good Person” – Glorya Kaufman Hall RM 200
            Post-show discussion led by Daphne Lei, UCI with Rachel Lee, UCLA; Cheng-Chieh Yu, UCLA

Tuesday, 10/11

1pm – 4pm Seminar with Bishnupriya Dutt on Transnational Studies of Performance and Gender  – YRL Presentation Room
Reading: Dutt, "In Dialogue with Histories: The Dancer and the Actress"

4-6pm CSW Welcoming Reception

Wednesday, 10/12

1pm – 4pm Seminar with Urmimala Sarkar Munsi on Transnational Studies of Performance and Gender - YRL Presentation Room
Reading: Sarkar Munsi, "A Century of Negotiations: The Changing Sphere of the Woman Dancer in India"

Co-sponsored by:
UCHRI, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, UCLA Center for Performance Studies, UC Mexus, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, UCLA School of Arts and Architecture, UCLA Department of Theater, USC Latin American Studies Initiative, Mohindar Brar Sambhi Endowed Chair in Indian Music at UCLA, UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UCLA Asia Institute