Spring Quarter 2021 Schedule

Hello TAPS Workshop Friends,

We are pleased to announce the schedule for the spring quarter. Generally speaking, we will meet every other Wednesday from 12p -1:30p CT. We will kindly ask people to register in advance of the workshops in order to receive the Zoom link (for security reasons). Sessions marked with an asterisk occur outside of our regular meeting time.

4/7/21 –12:00-1:30pm CT “Theater in the Mind: Transparency, Layered Surfaces and Sounds Rising from the Page”– Honglan Huang, PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature, Yale University.  Respondent: Ellen MacKay, Associate Professor, English, University of Chicago. 

* 4/28/214-5:30pm CT“Traversing Watching and Reading: Transforming Riddles in Late Ming Theater”Jiayi Chen, PhD Student, East Asian Languages and Civilizations. Respondent: Arianna Gass.

5/5/21 –12-1:30pm CT– “Mortal Bodies, Immortal Song: Performing Hunger and Revelation in the Turkish “Death Fast””Asya Sagnak, MAPH Student, University of Chicago. Respondent: Fabien Maltais-Bayda.

*5/10/21 – 4-5:30pm CT – “Skin and Surface: Race Beyond Representation”  – Arianna Gass, PhD Candidate, English and Theater & Performance Studies, University of Chicago. Respondent: Kaelan Doyle Myerscough. Co-presented with the Digital Media Workshop. 

* 5/20/21 – 5:00-6:30 pm CT – Title TBD. Beth Hartman, Lecturer, American Studies, University of Minnesota. Respondent: TBD. Co-presented with the EthNoise! Workshop. 

Late May/Early June – A Curated Evening of Queer Nightlife Performances. Moderated by Eva Pensis, PhD Candidate, Music and Theater & Performance Studies, University of Chicago.

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