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Apr
3
Mon

Debt and Promise: Puerto Rican Performance in Times of Crisis

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When: Monday, April 3, 2017
All day  

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Contact: Jill Mannor   (847) 467-3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Co-Sponsor(s):
Arts Circle

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

An artists' residency with conversations, workshops, and a performance showcase with Las Nietas de Nonó (Lydela and Michele Nonó), Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué, and Pepe Álvarez.

Collectively, the artists in this residency will explore the aesthetic and political strategies of Puerto Rican performance and their relation to the political-economy and representational dominance of debt as the definitional rhetoric of the contemporary on the Island.

Co-presented by the Department of Performance Studies; the Center for Global Culture and Communication; the Black Arts Initiative; and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities as part of the Institute's 2016-2017 Debt Dialogue Series.

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 3 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Las Nietas de Nonó
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance work of Las Nietas de Nonó.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance documentation and curation work of Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 5pm
Wirtz Performing Arts Center
Performance Improvisation Workshop led by José Alvarez
A workshop on improvisational performance techniques deployed to think about the concept and aesthetics of debt.

Wednesday, April 5 @ noon
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Roundtable Luncheon: On the Political Economy of Performance: Debt and Creativity in Puerto Rico
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Nonó
Moderated by Ramón H. Rivera-Servers (Performance Studies)

Thursday, April 6 @ TBD
Chicago Location TBD
Cafecito Roundable: PROMESA Performances: San Juan/Chicago
Moderated discussion between guest artists and Chicago-area performers and activists who have launched responses to the PROMESA legislation.
Moderate by Rossana Rodríguez-Sanchez (Albany Park Theatre Project)

Friday, April 7 @ 5pm
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Performance Showcase: Debt and Promise
An informal showing of performance material developed by our guest artists over the course of the week-long collaboration.
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Non

Apr
4
Tue

Debt and Promise: Puerto Rican Performance in Times of Crisis

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When: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
All day  

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Contact: Jill Mannor   (847) 467-3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

An artists' residency with conversations, workshops, and a performance showcase with Las Nietas de Nonó (Lydela and Michele Nonó), Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué, and Pepe Álvarez.

Collectively, the artists in this residency will explore the aesthetic and political strategies of Puerto Rican performance and their relation to the political-economy and representational dominance of debt as the definitional rhetoric of the contemporary on the Island.

Co-presented by the Department of Performance Studies; the Center for Global Culture and Communication; the Black Arts Initiative; and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities as part of the Institute's 2016-2017 Debt Dialogue Series.

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 3 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Las Nietas de Nonó
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance work of Las Nietas de Nonó.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance documentation and curation work of Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 5pm
Wirtz Performing Arts Center
Performance Improvisation Workshop led by José Alvarez
A workshop on improvisational performance techniques deployed to think about the concept and aesthetics of debt.

Wednesday, April 5 @ noon
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Roundtable Luncheon: On the Political Economy of Performance: Debt and Creativity in Puerto Rico
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Nonó
Moderated by Ramón H. Rivera-Servers (Performance Studies)

Thursday, April 6 @ TBD
Chicago Location TBD
Cafecito Roundable: PROMESA Performances: San Juan/Chicago
Moderated discussion between guest artists and Chicago-area performers and activists who have launched responses to the PROMESA legislation.
Moderate by Rossana Rodríguez-Sanchez (Albany Park Theatre Project)

Friday, April 7 @ 5pm
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Performance Showcase: Debt and Promise
An informal showing of performance material developed by our guest artists over the course of the week-long collaboration.
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Non

Apr
5
Wed

Debt and Promise: Puerto Rican Performance in Times of Crisis

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When: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
All day  

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Contact: Jill Mannor   (847) 467-3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

An artists' residency with conversations, workshops, and a performance showcase with Las Nietas de Nonó (Lydela and Michele Nonó), Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué, and Pepe Álvarez.

Collectively, the artists in this residency will explore the aesthetic and political strategies of Puerto Rican performance and their relation to the political-economy and representational dominance of debt as the definitional rhetoric of the contemporary on the Island.

Co-presented by the Department of Performance Studies; the Center for Global Culture and Communication; the Black Arts Initiative; and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities as part of the Institute's 2016-2017 Debt Dialogue Series.

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 3 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Las Nietas de Nonó
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance work of Las Nietas de Nonó.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance documentation and curation work of Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 5pm
Wirtz Performing Arts Center
Performance Improvisation Workshop led by José Alvarez
A workshop on improvisational performance techniques deployed to think about the concept and aesthetics of debt.

Wednesday, April 5 @ noon
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Roundtable Luncheon: On the Political Economy of Performance: Debt and Creativity in Puerto Rico
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Nonó
Moderated by Ramón H. Rivera-Servers (Performance Studies)

Thursday, April 6 @ TBD
Chicago Location TBD
Cafecito Roundable: PROMESA Performances: San Juan/Chicago
Moderated discussion between guest artists and Chicago-area performers and activists who have launched responses to the PROMESA legislation.
Moderate by Rossana Rodríguez-Sanchez (Albany Park Theatre Project)

Friday, April 7 @ 5pm
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Performance Showcase: Debt and Promise
An informal showing of performance material developed by our guest artists over the course of the week-long collaboration.
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Non

Apr
6
Thu

Debt and Promise: Puerto Rican Performance in Times of Crisis

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When: Thursday, April 6, 2017
All day  

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Contact: Jill Mannor   (847) 467-3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

An artists' residency with conversations, workshops, and a performance showcase with Las Nietas de Nonó (Lydela and Michele Nonó), Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué, and Pepe Álvarez.

Collectively, the artists in this residency will explore the aesthetic and political strategies of Puerto Rican performance and their relation to the political-economy and representational dominance of debt as the definitional rhetoric of the contemporary on the Island.

Co-presented by the Department of Performance Studies; the Center for Global Culture and Communication; the Black Arts Initiative; and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities as part of the Institute's 2016-2017 Debt Dialogue Series.

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 3 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Las Nietas de Nonó
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance work of Las Nietas de Nonó.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance documentation and curation work of Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 5pm
Wirtz Performing Arts Center
Performance Improvisation Workshop led by José Alvarez
A workshop on improvisational performance techniques deployed to think about the concept and aesthetics of debt.

Wednesday, April 5 @ noon
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Roundtable Luncheon: On the Political Economy of Performance: Debt and Creativity in Puerto Rico
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Nonó
Moderated by Ramón H. Rivera-Servers (Performance Studies)

Thursday, April 6 @ TBD
Chicago Location TBD
Cafecito Roundable: PROMESA Performances: San Juan/Chicago
Moderated discussion between guest artists and Chicago-area performers and activists who have launched responses to the PROMESA legislation.
Moderate by Rossana Rodríguez-Sanchez (Albany Park Theatre Project)

Friday, April 7 @ 5pm
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Performance Showcase: Debt and Promise
An informal showing of performance material developed by our guest artists over the course of the week-long collaboration.
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Non

Apr
7
Fri

Debt and Promise: Puerto Rican Performance in Times of Crisis

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Debt Dialogue Series graphic

When: Friday, April 7, 2017
All day  

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Contact: Jill Mannor   (847) 467-3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

An artists' residency with conversations, workshops, and a performance showcase with Las Nietas de Nonó (Lydela and Michele Nonó), Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué, and Pepe Álvarez.

Collectively, the artists in this residency will explore the aesthetic and political strategies of Puerto Rican performance and their relation to the political-economy and representational dominance of debt as the definitional rhetoric of the contemporary on the Island.

Co-presented by the Department of Performance Studies; the Center for Global Culture and Communication; the Black Arts Initiative; and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities as part of the Institute's 2016-2017 Debt Dialogue Series.

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 3 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Las Nietas de Nonó
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance work of Las Nietas de Nonó.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 9:30am
On-Campus Location TBD
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance documentation and curation work of Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué.

Tuesday, April 4 @ 5pm
Wirtz Performing Arts Center
Performance Improvisation Workshop led by José Alvarez
A workshop on improvisational performance techniques deployed to think about the concept and aesthetics of debt.

Wednesday, April 5 @ noon
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Roundtable Luncheon: On the Political Economy of Performance: Debt and Creativity in Puerto Rico
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Nonó
Moderated by Ramón H. Rivera-Servers (Performance Studies)

Thursday, April 6 @ TBD
Chicago Location TBD
Cafecito Roundable: PROMESA Performances: San Juan/Chicago
Moderated discussion between guest artists and Chicago-area performers and activists who have launched responses to the PROMESA legislation.
Moderate by Rossana Rodríguez-Sanchez (Albany Park Theatre Project)

Friday, April 7 @ 5pm
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Performance Showcase: Debt and Promise
An informal showing of performance material developed by our guest artists over the course of the week-long collaboration.
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Non