The Eros of Oral History: Lecture and Performance by Dr. Jeff Friedman
When: Friday, January 31, 2014, 8 pm
Where: Alumnae Hall, Simmons College
The Allen Smith Visiting Scholars Program at Simmons College GSLIS is pleased to present Jeff Friedman in his lecture-performance, "The Eros of Oral History." Dr. Jeff Friedman, the Allen Smith Visiting Scholar for 2013 - 2014, is a distinguished dancer, choreographer, and educator and researcher in oral history theory, method, and practice in the performing arts field. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Dance Department at Rutgers' Mason Gross School of the Arts, and has lectured internationally and produced multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.
For his debut performance-lecture at Simmons College GSLIS, Dr. Friedman will present "The Eros of Oral History." This free event will feature a lecture about oral history in the performing arts discipline including the production of new primary source materials such as recorded interviews and textual interpretations, as well as a performance from his dance-based solo work titled Muscle Memory. This lecture and performance has received international accliam throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Poland and New Zealand.
The event is open to the public, and begins with a cocktail hour from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. The lecture will begin promptly at 8:00pm, and Dr. Friedman will answer questions immediately following the performance. For questions, please e-mail email@example.com.
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