Academic Lecture Series
October Series 2003
Constantly Contesting: Art about the 'Big Picture'
October 2 - 6:00 p.m. - Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Opening Lecture: Constantly Contesting - On the Art of Conrad Atkinson
Miranda McClintic - Independent curator and critic
October 6 - 12:00 p.m. - Clark Science Building
Dance Films and Discussion - Bodies Politic in Contemporary African
Black Spring (France, 2002); choreographer Heddy Mallen, director Benoit Dervaux.
African Dance: Sand, Drum, and Shostakovich (2002) by Ken Glazebrook.
- Dr. Daniel Scott III, Director, RIC African/Afro-American Studies
- Michelle Bach-Coulibaly, Lecturer in Dance, Brown University
- Dr. Myron Beasley, Performance Studies and Communication and Culture, Brown University
October 8 - 4:00 p.m. - Helen Forman Theatre, Nazarian Center
The P. William Hutchinson Interview: Politics and Theatre
With Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director, Trinity Repertory Company.
October 9 - 6:00 p.m. - Helen Forman Theatre, Nazarian Center
Conrad Atkinson, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Davis. On his artwork, career, and current projects.
October 14 - 12:30 p.m. - Gaige Auditorium 100
Film & Radical Politics: Cinema and the Sandinistas: The End of Third Cinema
Jonathan Buchsbaum, Professor of Media Studies, Queens College, CUNY. He is the author of Cinema and the Sandinistas: Filmmaking in Nicaragua, 1979-1990
October 15 - 4:00 p.m. - Gaige Auditorium 100
The P. William Hutchinson Interview: Playwriting and Politics
With Paula Vogel, Professor of Playwriting, Brown University.
October 16 - 2:00 p.m. - Bannister Gallery / TBA
Film & Radical Politics: Feminism
Michelle Stewart, Assistant Professor of Film Studies, SUNY, Purchase.
October 21- 4:00 p.m. - Gaige Auditorium 100
The P. William Hutchinson Interview: New Plays and Politics
With Mark Lerman, Artistic Director of The Perishable Theater.
October 22 - 2:00 p.m. - Gaige Auditorium 100
Movie Presentation: DERRIDA
Introduction by Katherine Rudolph-Larria, Dept. of Philosophy.
10:00 a.m. - Workshop: Melcer Studio, Nazarian Center
12:30 p.m. - Presentation: Bannister Gallery
Jackie Hansen, Project Officer of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Washington, DC.
Conrad Atkinson Exhibit Closes
October 27 - 12:00 a.m. - Clarke Science
Dance Films and Discussion - Hispanic Legacy: Bodies of Oppression and Desire
Utango (2002) by Elliot Caplan.
Queen of the Gypsies: A Portrait of Carmen Amaya, 1913-1963 (2002) by Jocelyn Ajami.
- Dr. Olga Juzyn, Chair, Department of Modern Languages
- Jocelyn Ajami, Director and Filmmaker
- Betty Bernal, President, Centro Cultural Andino
* A component of the Dance on Camera Festival, organized by Prof. Dante
- Dr. Richard Weiner, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
- Dennis O'Malley, Gallery Director
- Prof. Dante Del Giudice, Department of Music, Theater, and Dance.
- Prof. P. William Hutchinson, Department of Music, Theater, and Dance