Performing Blackness Symposium

November 15, 2013 - 11:00am4:00pm
Admission : 
Free; Seating is limited.

The Department of Theatre and Dance's Performance as Public Practice Program
and the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies presents the

2013 Performing Blackness Symposium

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nicole Fleetwood
Associate Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University

Joined by panelists:

  • Dr. Omi Jones, Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies, UT Austin
  • Dr. Deborah Paredez, Associate Professor, UT Austin
  • Dr. Marcus McQuirter, Director of Single Black Female, Chair and Professor of Drama, Austin Community College
  • Feliz McDonald and Chelsea Manasseri, Actresses starring in Single Black Female

The symposium is free and open to the public. Please call 512-471-5793 for additional information.

Single Black Female by Lisa B. Thompson is being presented at The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center November 8 - 10. Learn more about the performances of the off-Broadway hit play.