THE THREE DAYS OF CONFERENCE WILL PRESENT A SERIES OF LECTURES:

Carol Becker, Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts

Francisco Cabanzo, Faculty, Universidad El Bosque, Columbia

Ali Chahrour, St. Joseph’s University, Lebanon

Walter Zev Feldman, Senior Research Fellow, NYU Abu Dhabi

Benjamin Hary, Director, NYU Tel Aviv, Israel

Amy Horowitz, Senior Fellow, Indiana University 

Deborah Kapchan, Professor of Performance Studies, NYU NY, NYU Abu Dhabi 

Terry Bright Kweku Ofosu, Lecturer, University of Ghana Dance Department

Joanna Sherman, Founder and Director of Bond Street Theatre

Andy Teirstein, Arts Professor, NYU Tisch Department of Dance

PANELS AND DANCE/MUSIC EXERCISES INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING ARTISTS/SCHOLARS:

Emilia Amper, Musician, The Forbidden Orchestra, Sweden

Bill Bragin, Executive Director, NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Center, USA-UAE

Gwyneth Bravo, Assistant Professor of Music, NYU Abu Dhabi

Seán Curran, Chair, NYU Tisch Department of Dance

Sarah Horne, Project Producer, DanceAfrica

Dr. Aisha Bilkhair Khalifa, Research Advisor, Ministry of Presidential Affairs, UAE

Ross LeClair, Dance Producer, The Joyce Theater

Nathalie Peutz, Program Head, Arab Crossroads Studies, NYU Abu Dhabi

Aly Rose, Associate Arts Professor, NYU Shanghai

Madga Sobczak-Kotnarowska, Musician, The Warsaw Village, Poland

Nii-Tete Yartey, Noyam Dance Ensemble

CONVENED BY:

Andy Teirstein, Arts Professor, NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Gwyneth Bravo, Assistant Professor of Music, NYUAD

Additional funding by the Global Institute for Advanced Study

NYU Abu Dhabi Institute


 

CONFERENCE AGENDA