10/30/20 – “The Theater of Electoral Politics: Seven Keywords” (a roundtable)

This is a word cloud in shades of purple and mauve. The central word is "performative" and other large words include "central casting," "performance art," "circus," and "illusion."The University of Chicago Graduate Workshop on Theater and Performance Studies welcomes seven scholars for a roundtable discussion on the theater of electoral politics.
The webinar will be held on:
Friday, October 30th from 12:00p – 1:30p CT
Participants include:
Circus – Danielle Bainbridge (Northwestern)
Illusion – Sebastián Calderón Bentin (NYU)
Performative – Michelle Liu Carriger (UCLA)
Hygiene Theater – Meredith Conti (Buffalo)
Canned – Christopher Grobe (Amherst)
Central Casting – Brian Herrera (Princeton)
Performance Art – Laura Levin (York)

After the panelists share their brief papers, we will have a larger Q&A session, moderated by workshop organizers Arianna and Catrin.

This webinar will be conducted on Zoom and all participants must register in order to receive the webinar invitation. This workshop will have CART.
Registration for this event has closed, but you can watch a video of this webinar here.
We are committed to making this workshop as accessible as possible. If you require any accommodations for this event, please contact the workshop organizers, Arianna Gass (ariannagass@uchicago.edu) or Catrin Dowd (catrindowd@uchicago.edu).

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