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The Rhythm of Thought

The Rhythm of Thought
170 St. George Street, JHB100
Time: Feb 1st, 2:00 pm End: Feb 1st, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Music, Faculty of , Language Studies (UTM), French and Linguistics (UTSC), French (FAS), Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Cinema, Art (FAS), Architecture, Landscape, Design
Interdisciplinary Colloquium

The JHI Program for the Arts on Time, Rhythm and Pace, and the Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies are pleased to present:

The Rhythm of Thought -- An Interdisciplinary Colloquium

Join us for an afternoon of interdisciplinary talks and discussion on the subject of rhythm and thought, with ties to sound and/or image. Eight scholars and artists will give short talks on the theme as it relates to to their work in theatre, dance, music, architecture, cinema, and art.

This interdisciplinary colloquium is presented by the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies as part of a tripartite series of events and workshops. Support is provided by the Jackman Humanities Institute’s 2017 Program for the Arts - Time, Rhythm and Pace.

Presentation Outline

  • Sebastian Samur (Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies) Introduction - The Rhythm of Thought
  • David Lieberman (Architecture, Landscape and Design) Rhythms and Waves - Sounds Waiting to be Heard
  • Seika Boye (Dance Studies) Rhythm, Repetition, Reciprocity: The Three R’s in My Dance Research
  • Joël Beddows (Théâtre français de Toronto and University of Ottawa) To Tell the Story "Dom Juan is Dead! Long Live Dom Juan!”
  • David Schotzko (International Contemporary Ensemble) What to do Between the Notes: Rhythm, Motion, and Gesture in Percussion Performance
  • James Leo Cahill (Cinema Studies) The Last Snapchat of the European Intelligentsia: Toward a Theory of the Temp*
  • Taryn Jackson (Music) Wrestling with Modernity: Sport , a Ballet of Motion and Mechanics
  • Joseph L. Clarke (History of Art) Education of the Nerve Centres: Modern Architecture and Spatial Gymnastics

There will be a catered break halfway through the presentations.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is not required.

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Rhythm of Thought flyer


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