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Bodies in Difference: Race and Performance In and Beyond North America


McGill University is pleased to present Bodies in Difference: Race and Performance in and Beyond North America, a three-day Symposium and Theatre Festival (April 20-22, 2017). Bodies in Difference explores questions of racial and social diversity in the arts.The event will feature live performances (see below for details); plenaries and panels by renowned international scholars and artists; on-site student performances; a free workshop with visiting artists; and around table with local artists.

Mainstage performances (tickets $5 on Eventbrite andpay-what-you-decide at the door):

Monstrous, by Sarah Waisvisz and Calalou (Thursday, April 20, 7:30pm, Players Theatre): Reserve Tickets Here

Love Painted Brown, by Shanti Gonzalez (Friday, April 21, 4:30pm, TNC Theatre): Reserve Tickets Here

All other symposium events will take place in the Wirth (New Music) Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.

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Please contact bodies in difference [at] with any questions.

Co-conveners: Katherine Zien, Fiona Ritchie, and Myrna Wyatt Selkirk(Department of English, McGillUniversity)

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