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Symposium: Streaming In From The Moon

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 10:00 - 9:00 PM
Henry Art Gallery
FREE for Students and UW Staff | $15 Henry Members | $25 General Audience
Ticket does not include Friday night lecture with Carolee Schneemann
Advance tickets strongly recommended

Streaming In From The Moon explores the complex themes of feminism, performance, and the body. Symposium performances, lectures, forums, film screenings, and discussion groups will provide both speakers and attendees an opportunity to engage with these themes within an expanded context.

10 – 11AM
RESEARCH, ECSTASY, FURIES, DWELLING: AN INTRODUCTION TO CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN
Brian Wallace,
Curator and Academic Liaison, Bryn Mawr College

11 – 12:30PM
DEEP VENGEANCE:
DISARTICULATING THE FEMALE GROTESQUE
Mary Russo,
Professor, Literature and Critical Theory Hampshire College

12:30 – 2PM
LUNCHTIME DISCUSSIONS
Tonya Lockyer, Executive Director
Velocity Dance
Elsa Sjunneson, MA in Women’s History at Sarah Lawrence
Focus on Burlesque and Obscenity Law
Stacey C. Moran, Lecturer
Comparative History of Ideas, UW

2 – 3PM
MEAT JOY AND THE MODERNIST BODY
Elise Archias,
Assistant Professor, Art and Art History at California State University, Chico

3 – 4PM
A STRATEGY OF EXCESS IN PERFORMANCE LECTURES
Jeanette Angel,
PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia

4:30 – 5:30PM
FACULTY FORUM
Patricia Failing, Professor Art History
School of Art, UW
Phillip Thurtle, Director and Associate Professor
Comparative History of Ideas program
History; Adjunct Professor, Anthropology, UW
Anu Taranath, Senior Lecturer
English and Comparative History of Ideas, UW

6 – 7PM
FILM SCREENING: FUSES
by Carolee Schneemann
1964-66, 29:51 min, color, silent, 16 mm film
Introduction with Joe Milutis, Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell

6 – 9PM
RECEPTION, EXHIBITION TOURS, AND PERFORMANCES
Co-presenters: Velocity Dance and Reel Grrls
Media partner: Bitch Media

A special reception to honor Carolee Schneemann and all symposium participants with exhibition tours and performances from Waxie Moon, Jesse Belle-Jones, Lydia Ransom, Wiggy Stardust, Marissa Rae Niederhauser (Josephine’s Echopraxia), Tonya Lockyer, Rosa Vissers, and Paula The Swedish Housewife.

Purchase tickets for the Saturday Symposium HERE

Ticket does not include Friday night lecture with Carolee Schneemann.
Purchase tickets to Friday’s lecture HERE

This program is made possible with funding from the Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington and with the support of Velocity Dance, Bitch Media, and Reel Grrls.
Featured artists: Carolee Schneemann