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Choreographing Diaspora: Katherine Dunham as an Artist-Activist

A Conversation with Joanna Dee Das
March 6th, 2018
6:15 PM

Cover photo courtesy of the Missouri History Museum, St. Louis.

Download the PosterMarch 6, 2018
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Rubenstein Arts Center (the Ruby)
SLIPPAGE Studio 202
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705

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Join us for a public conversation with Joanna Dee Das, professor of Dance at Washington University in St. Louis. She will discuss her recent book, Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora (Oxford University Press, 2017), about the life of African-American choreographer Katherine Dunham (1909-2006).

Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics and the SLIPPAGE LAB at Duke University.


Joanna Dee Das

Washington University in St. Louis

Joanna Dee Das is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research interests include dance in the African diaspora, musical theater dance, and the politics of performance in the twentieth century. She is the author of Katherine Dunham: ...

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