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Friday 10th, The Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre

3:00 – 4:00 Registration
4:00 – 4:15
Welcome: Jim Davis (University of Warwick)

4:15 – 5:30

Keynote: Tracy C Davis (Northwestern University)
“Performative Time”
5:30 Reception and launch of The Cambridge Companion to Perforamcne Studies
(Delegates make their own arrangements for dinner)

Saturday 11th, Conference Room, Warwick Arts Centre


9:15 – 9:30


9:30 – 11:00






Panel 1

"Performance Matters: Bali and Baliology in the Years of Living Dangerously”

John Emigh (Brown University)
“Memory Moves”
Della Pollock (University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill)
Chair and respondent: Silvija Jestrovic (University of Warwick)

11:00 – 11:30


11:30 – 12:45


Keynote: Baz Kershaw (University of Warwick)
Creative@trans-disciplines: performance practice-as-research and ecology
Chair: Milija Gluhovic (University of Warwick)

12:45 – 1:45


1:45 – 3:30







Panel 2
“The Theatrical City”
Susan Bennett (University of Calgary)

"Queer: A Postcript"
E. Patrick Johnson (Northwestern University)
"Performance and Democracy After Democracy"
Nick Ridout (Queen Mary University, London)
Chair and respondent: Janelle Reinelt (Universityof Warwick)

3:30 – 4:00


4:00 – 5:30






Panel 3
"Social Practice and Systemic Aesthetics"
Shannon Jackson (University of California – Berkeley)
“Live Art in (Art) History”
Amelia Jones
Chair and respondent: Edward Scheer (University of Warwick)

5:30 – 6:00


Concluding discussion

Conference dinner (Leamington Spa)