• Deepa Somasekhara Pillai and Yi Wang

    M.A. Alums Win Awards at the 2020 Global Short Film Awards

    Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020

    Performance Studies Alums Deepa Somasekhara Pillai (M.A. '20) and Yi Wangs' (M.A. '20) final projects for the Cell Phone Cinema Course have won awards at the Cannes International film festival under the NYU International Cell Phone Cinema Showcase session.

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  • Marie Regina: The Life of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots

    PS M.A. Candidate Nikki Davis Presents Original Work in Virtual Theatre Project

    Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020

    The Abbey Theater of Dublin, OH, as part of its ongoing Virtual Theatre Project, will present the World Premiere production of "Marie Regina: The Life of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots," written and performed by Nikki Davis (M.A. Class of 2021).

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  • Film-Screening of PoLy-FleXion, a film re-performing feminine diagonals

    M.A. Alum Naïma Mazic's Thesis Film to be showed at Living Away Fest

    Friday, Jul 17, 2020

    M.A. Alum Naïma Mazic's (M.A. '20) Thesis film will be showed as a part of the 2020 Living Away Fest. With "PoLy-FleXion," Mazic has created an interactive score that, through the use of the diagonals in the body, gives us the possibility to explore ideas around the classical representation of femininity.

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  • Summer Kim Lee

    Alum Summer Kim Lee accepts Assistant Professor of English position at UCLA

    Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020

    Performance Studies PhD alum Summer Kim Lee has started a new position as Assistant Professor of English with a focus in feminist theory at University of California, Los Angeles.

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    Alum Olivia MICHIKO GAGNON to teach in the Department of Theatre & Film at UBC

    Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020

    PS Alum Olivia Michiko Gagnon accepted Assistant Professor position in the Department of Theatre & Film at the University of British Columbia.

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  • The late Sally Banes. Photo: WikiCommons

    Celebrating Dr. Sally Banes

    Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020

    The Department of Performance Studies celebrates the life and work of Dr. Sally Banes, a graduate of the department and distinguished dance critic and historian.

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  • Michelle Castañeda

    Michelle Castañeda receives a TOME Grant

    Friday, Jun 19, 2020

    Performance Studies Professor Michelle Castañeda receives a TOME: Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem Grant to support an open access edition of her book Imaginary Rooms: The Mise-en-Scène of Immigration Law

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    2020 Graduation Award Winners

    Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020

    Take a look at the list of the 2020 graduation award winners within the Department of Performance Studies.

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    M.A. Alum jess saldaña Featured on Hyperallergic

    Monday, Jun 8, 2020

    Performance Studies Alum jess saldaña (M.A. '19) speaks on José Esteban Muñoz’s idea of a participatory hope for Hyperallergic’s Queer Art Workers series.

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  • Joshua Javier Guzmán

    Ph.D. Alum Joshua Javier Guzmán awarded a Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellowship

    Friday, May 29, 2020

    Performance Studies Ph.D. Alum Joshua Guzmán is one of ten scholars who have been awarded the Woodrow Wilson Foundation's twelve-month, Career Enhancement Fellowships for junior faculty.

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