Dance & Dialogue: Human Contact and Democracy

How can the body be a laboratory for examining dialogue, choice-making, roles and habits?  In this critical theory seminar/ interactive workshop, geared toward instructors of all disciplines, choreographer and U-M MFA alum Eryn Rosenthal shares some of her research on the connections between an "art-sport" called Contact Improvisation and the political writings of activists from South Africa, Spain, the US, and elsewhere. What can the body bring to larger discussions of dialogue-building, diversity, inclusion and empowerment in U-M's different learning-teaching environments? 
 
Funding:  This event is sponsored by the U-M Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI); the King-Chávez-Parks Visiting Professorship; ArtsEngine; the CEW Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund; the School of Music, Theatre and Dance's DEI Fund; the W.M. Trotter Multicultural Center; the African Studies Center; the LSA Democracy in Action Fund; and the Center for World Performance Studies.
 
This session is part of the Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan series. Please see the full listing of series events here.
Event Information
Dates: 
Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:00am - 11:00am
Location (Room): 
CRLT Seminar Room (1013 Palmer Commons)
Presenter(s): 
Eryn Rosenthal
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