Performing Utopias

A three-day interdisciplinary conference on the concept and practice of utopia in art and life. March 13 to 15th.

Join us at the University of British Columbia for a three-day interdisciplinary conference on the concept and practice of utopia in art and life. We look forward to fruitful presentations and discussions on the presence and prevalence of performing utopias. The event includes performances by Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Michael Sakamoto, Waewdao Sirisook, Ayumi Goto, Peter Morin, among others. Keynote presentations by Diana Taylor and Ann Stoler.

At the Liu Institute for Global Issues, the Chan Centre Telus Studio Theatre, the Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre, the First Nations Longhouse, and other locations on campus

Organized with the generous support of:
Office of the VP Research & International (VPRI), Faculty of Arts HSS Grants, Dr. Shelly Johnson, First Nations Longhouse, Chan Centre, Liu Institute for Global Issues, Museum of Anthropology, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, Green College, St. John’s College, School of Social Work,  Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality & Social Justice, Latin American Studies; Departments of: Art History, Visual Arts & Theory; Asian Studies; French, Hispanic & Italian Studies; History; Sociology; Theatre & Film.