CCPPA
 

Our Mission:

Canadian Consortium on Performance & Politics in the Americas

Working to develop a robust network of Canadian scholars interested in a broad range of issues around the relation of performance and politics in the Americas.

 
 
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CCPPA Mission

The Canadian Consortium on Performance and Politics in the Americas is working to develop a robust network of Canadian scholars interested in a broad range of issues around the relation of performance and politics in the Americas, linking them to the well-established capacities, innovations and structures of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics (New York University). Two inter-related, central research questions motivate the insight dimensions of this project:

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Past Events

 

1.

performing embodied oralities

This gathering of scholars, artists and activists will explore the multiplicity of oral practices in the Americas, giving attention to the performative aspects of testimony, storytelling, word circles and other forms of verbal exchange in different contexts including Indigenous and Afroamerican communities, those living with disability, and those affected by mass violence.

 

2.

ex-céentrico digital catalogue

This digital catalog features video and photo documentation of the many performances, keynote lectures, street art actions, work groups, exhibitions, teach-ins, and roundtable discussions that animated the event.

 
 

3.

hemispheric institute 5th convergence

Unsettling the Americas: Radical Hospitalities and Intimate Geographies:
Hemispheric Institute 5th Graduate Student Initiative Convergence Conference

 
 

Completed Projects

Projects completed by our investigators as part of the CCPPA mandate.

 

six gestures

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Temporal Incidence & continuing dissidence…

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art, migration, and Human rights

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the politics of passion

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Opportunities

XI Encuentro

The World Inside Out: Humor, Noise, and Performance
El mundo al revés: Humor, ruido y performance
O mundo às avessas: Humor, ruído e performance

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Project Proposals

Projects submitted

 

Dylan Robinson

Intergenerational Responsibility as a Creative Act: Settler-Indigenous Encounters in the Public Sphere | A workshop between scholars and artists.

 

Roewan Crowe

Inter-Cultural Dialogue through Performance

 

Jennifer Willet

Whoever left the dead duck on the front step – Your duck is in the fridge.

laura levin

Research on Canadian hemispheric identity in Performance Studies / Attending Performance Studies international (PSi) conference, June 2014

 

Urban Shaman

James Luna Performance - Words, Solos, Bridges & Breaks

 

kim sawchuk

Interfaces of Performance and Disability in the Americas

 

Peter Kulchyski

Building Unity To Action