DANSOX: New Directions Symposium

Monday, 20 November 2023 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, 21 November 2023 - 8:00pm
Hosted by DANSOX (with Sue Jones and Philip Bullock) St Hilda’s College

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DAY 1 Mon Nov 20th 
12pm NB this panel is in the Julia Mann Room (South Building):
Gabriela Minden (Cardiff) 'T. S. Eliot, Rupert Doone, and the Performance of Poetry'
Sue Jones (Oxford) ‘Imagination Dead Imagine: Samuel Beckett’s “residual” choreography and poetics’

1.15pm: lunch  Jacqueline du Pré Building foyer

All following panels and events in the Jacqueline du Pré Building:

2pm-3.30pm: Yolande Yorke and Yorke Dance Project (London). Live performance/demonstration: excerpts and adptations, including Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, Bella Lewistsky and mid-twentieth-century American contemporary dance.
Q &A


5.30pm: Mark Franko (Temple U, Philadelphia) ‘“A Subtle System of Feints”: Phenomenological Description and Theatricality in Foucault’s “Las Meninas”’.

DAY 2 Tues Nov 21st
10-1pm: Liam Francis and dancers: Making New Work. Come and watch Liam creating research through practice and join the conversation.

1pm: Lunch in foyer

2pm-3pm KeynoteSir Alistair Spalding (Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Sadler's Wells) on creating a dance house in London.


Lucia Ruprecht (Berlin) '“Still not Still”: Ligia Lewis’s Wayward Bodies'.
Alexandra Kolb (Roehampton) ‘On Air’.
Meindert Peters (Oxford) ‘A Breath of Fresh Air: De Keersmaeker’s Adaptation of Rilke’s Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke’.

Short break

5.15pm: Hélène Neveu-Kringelbach (UCL) ‘West African performers and the art of navigating interrupted mobilities’

Break: Light supper in foyer

6.45pm: Leverhulme Lecture. Felicia McCarren (Tulane)

6 dancers on a set in various positions