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Black Performance Theory 2006:
Crossroads in Global Performance

BPT met at Williams College in Williamstown, MA, 28 - 30 April, 2006, sponsored by the Multicultural Center and the Performance Studies Program at Williams College, as well as SLIPPAGE: Performance, Culture Technology at MIT, and hosted by Annemarie Bean.    

Participants Included:

Annemarie Bean
Assistant Professor, Williams College
Pamela Booker
Artist, Advisor, Parsons School of Design
Jennifer D. Brody
Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Jayna J. Brown
Assistant Professor, University of California, Riverside
Nicole Castor
Doctoral Candidate, University of Chicago
Ananya Chatterjea
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota
Thomas F. DeFrantz
Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Richard C. Green III
Doctoral Candidate, New York University
Anita Gonzalez
Associate Professor, SUNY New Paltz
Nadine George-Graves
Associate Professor, UC San Diego
E. Patrick Johnson
Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Tavia Nyong'o
Assistant Professor, New York University
Anna Beatrice Scott
Assistant Professor, University of California, Riverside
Wendy S. Walters
Assistant Professor, Rhode Island School of Design
Harvey Young
Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
Hershini Bhana Young
Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo


Melissa Blanco
Doctoral Candidate, Dance, UC Riverside
Mark Broomfield
Doctoral Candidate, Dance, UC Riverside
Selena Brown
Doctoral Candidate, Theater and Performance Studies, Brown
Mark A. Davis
Master's Candidate, Artist in Residence, Smith College
Sarah Diamond
Research Associate, Institute for Community Research
Margit Edwards
CalState Los Angeles, Theater and Dance
Lyndon Gill
Doctoral Candidate, African and African American Studies, Harvard
Adrienne Hawkins
Artistic Director, Impulse Dance
Uri McMillan
Doctoral Candidate, African American Studies, Yale
Raquel Monroe
Doctoral Candidate, World Arts and Cultures, UCLA
Carl Paris
Doctoral Candidate, Dance, Temple University

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