Date & Times
Sunday , November 20th
3:00-3:30pm | Jane Addams Museum Tour
3:30-6:30pm | Performance, presentations, and discussion
This event is FREE, soup and bread provided by Jane Addams Hull House Museum
An interdisciplinary and international colloquium giving artists and researchers the opportunity to discuss how their work intersect on the issue of art as instrument for healing and survival.
How can/do traditional cultural art forms retain their potency for healing and survival while responding to an ever-changing word?
What are our social responsibilities as artists, scholars and researchers to the communities we work with and whose stories we tell?
Christina West, Universität Mannheim and Sharon Göpfert, UIC present their research together with Rose Cabrera, Suzanna Collerd, Dania Hückmann, Paloma Martinez, Celia Weiss Bambara, and Ni’Ja Whitson.
The discussion panel includes
Lori Batista Barcliff, Megan Carney, Marisa Cordeiro, Christine Dunford, and Suzanne Osman
Presentation topics include:
Performing Indigenous Pharmacology
Body in Trauma: Re-enactment and Transformation
Matrilineal Vodou traditions, Contemporary African dance an d its roots
Who is it for?
Students, theatre artists, dancers, scholars, and the general public
Hosted by Jane Addams Hull House with The Department of Theatre and Music
Funded by the Department of Theatre and Music, Latino Cultural Center, African American Cultural Center, and the Gender and Sexuality Center
* All views expressed are those of the guests and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, or the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Architecture and the Arts.