Events

Artist Talk with LaMont Hamilton

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 10:05am
West Duke 106

LaMont Hamilton (b. 1982) is an autodidact interdisciplinary artist based in Chicago. Hamilton works primarily in photography, film and performance including the modern dance piece Dapline! along with collaborator Andre Zachery of Renegade Performance...

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Film: This Da Good Part by LaMont Hamilton

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 6:30pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

Film will be followed by Q&A by dancer/artist LaMont Hamilton. +++ This Da Good Part is a three channel film installation and the third element of the umbrella project Five on the Black Hand Side. This work debuted as a installation at the...

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ChoreoLab 2017: Choreographic Opportunity First Showing

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 9:15pm
The Ark

The Dance Program presents a mainstage production each semester to serve as both a choreography and performance opportunity for students enrolled in dance courses. Students...

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Video Installation: new moon sister

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
Off-campus

Asst Professor Andrea E. Woods Valdés will present her video installation, "new moon sister" at the Shimmer: The Art of Light festival. Works by various artists will be installed between Carrboro and Chapel Hill. See the link for more details.

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Purity and Proficiency: Staging Asian American Respectability

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:05am
West Duke 106

Yutian Wong's talk looks at the establishment of modern dance as a high art concert dance form alongside the emergence of Asian American respectability politics. This essay considers the careers of Asian American dance artists such as Michio Ito, Sono...

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Lunch conversation with Yutian Wong

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
Friedl - Fredric Jameson Gallery

Yutian Wong is an Associate Professor in the School of Theater and Dance at San Francisco State University. She is the author of Choreographing Asian America (Wesleyan 2010) and editor of Contemporary Directions in Asian American Dance (Wisconsin 2016...

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Master Class with Gabrielle Lamb

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 11:45am
Ark

Students enrolled in Ballet III do not need to sign up. ++++Gabrielle Lamb is the director, choreographer and founder of Pigeonwing Dance. She is the winner of a 2014 Princess Grace Award for Choreography, and a New York City-based choreographer and...

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Choreographic workshop with Gabrielle Lamb

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 1:25pm
Ark

Gabrielle Lamb is the director, choreographer and founder of Pigeonwing Dance. She is the winner of a 2014 Princess Grace Award for Choreography, and a New York City-based choreographer and dancer. Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was trained at the...

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Artist Talk with Jennifer Harge and Duane Holland

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:05am
West Duke 106

Duane Lee Holland, Jr., began his professional dance career at the age of 17 with Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM), where he was named Assistant Artistic Director in 2008. Duane has also had the privilege of working for Ronald K. Brown/Evidence. He is...

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Dance Performance: Regalia: Plantation Lullabies of Royalty

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
Hull Studio

"Regalia: Plantation Lullabies of Royalty," is a dance work co-choreographed by Jennifer Harge and Duane Lee Holland, Jr. The work examines transgenerational consistencies, evolutions, and accommodations of black bodies since American slavery. Using...

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Dancing Many Memories: Choreographing a New National Family

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:05am
West Duke 106

Abstract: I conceive of dance as an "organic", "felt", and "innate" vehicle operated by the Perú Negro family to negotiate and construct Afro-Peruvian identity, but I am cautious of absolutist remarks and assumptions associated with the black body. By...

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Brown bag lunch with Luis Paredes

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Friedl - Fredric Jameson Gallery

Luis F. Paredes received his doctoral degree in Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latino Studies from the State University of New York at Albany (2015). Focusing on the role of dance and music for the identity construction of historically oppressed...

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Dance, Body, and the Possibility of Critique

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:05am
West Duke 106

Larasati is an Associate Professor of cultural theory and historiography in the Department of Theatre Arts & Dance at the University of Minnesota. She is also a faculty advisor and affiliate of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global...

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