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Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics, Judith Butler in conversation with Shannon Jackson

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Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics, Judith Butler in conversation with Shannon Jackson

575 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
April 28th, 2011 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Other
WEBSITE:  
http://theperformanceartinstitute.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Union Square/Civic Center
EMAIL:  
heather@theperformanceartinstitute.org
PHONE:  
(415) 501-0575
OPEN HOURS:  
Wednesday-Saturday, 12:00-6:00
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
University of California Berkeley
TAGS:  
performance
COST:  
Free

DESCRIPTION

Judith Butler (Maxine Elliot Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley) and Shannon Jackson (Professor of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies and Rhetoric, UC Berkeley) will discuss issues raised by Jackson's new book Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics (Routledge, 2011).

A welcome reception (5-5:30pm) will be followed by an informal public conversation between the speakers and with the audience (5:30-6:15pm). The reception will continue afterward (6:15-7pm), with copies of the book available for purchase and signing. All sales will benefit the Performance Art Institute.