With confirmed lectures by scholars from dance and performance studies, anthropology and sociology as well as artist talks: Mark Franko (Temple University), Gabriele Klein (Universität Hamburg), Gabriele Brandstetter (Freie Universität Berlin), Anusha Kedhar (Colorado College), Helen Thomas (Trinity Laban College), Rudi Laermans (KU Leuven), Dunja Njaradi (University of The Arts Belgrade), Jonas Tinius (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin), Wanja van Suntum (performing artist), Igor Koruga (performing artist) and Delphine Hesters (Flanders Arts Institute)
Additionally, the event kicks off with a PhD Forum for emerging scholars working on the subject of (contemporary) dance and each day closes with an artistic contribution by Tan Tan and Jeremy Wade.
Full program and more info on http://www.ugent.be/lw/kunstwetenschappen/en/research-groups/spam/conferences/dance-now.htm
Register online (registration fee: €15) (free for PhD students and post docs affiliated to Flemish universities)
This conference is organized by Studies in Performing Arts and Media (S:PAM, Ghent University), in collaboration with Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO), THALIA (UGent/VUB), CeSO (KU Leuven), ARIA (UAntwerpen), YouReCA Career Centre (KU Leuven/supported by the Flemish Government) and arts centre CAMPO.