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