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South Africa -- 10/10/19 Daypass -- South African Performing Arts in the New Democracy
Speaker: Dr. Anita Gonzalez, Professor of Theatre and Drama Speaker’s Synopsis: Learn about South African music, theatre, and dance in the new millennium. A generation of young artists bring distinctive voices to a newly integrated society. Organizations like the Market Theatre, Cape Town Opera, and the National Arts Festival present works which express the hopes, visions, and challenges of a new democracy. Professor Anita Gonzalez from the School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents images and shares stories from her recent research in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Mahkanda. Anita Gonzalez (Ph.D.) is Professor of Theatre and Drama at University of Michigan. Her research and publication interests are in global theatre and ethnic studies. She also directs and writes for the theatre. Gonzalez has authored two books: Afro-Mexico: Dancing Between Myth and Reality (2010) and Jarocho’s Soul (2005) that reveal the influence of African people and their cultural productions on Mexico. She also coedited the volume Black Performance Theory (Duke University Press 2013).
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 10/10/2019
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30am
Location : Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Towsley Auditorim
Address : 4800 E. Huron River Drive,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED