This 3 day symposium invites former students, scholars, colleagues, and interested community members to the launch of the William R. Jones Papers, to continue the discourse of his legacy and thinking. In addition to the archive unveiling, a series of performances and panels will showcase original research on his life adding to the archival context for the published literature on Dr. Jones’ work.
In addition to the archive unveiling, a series of performances and panels will showcase original research on his life adding to the archival context for the published literature on Dr. Jones’ work.
*Free* On November 22nd at the LGBT Center from 7-9 PM, 2020-2021 QAM Fellows and Surya Swilley will be joined by their Mentors Tourmaline and Maria Bauman for Deep Ass Talks, an evening of spiritual healing and creative renewal! Eva will read a scene from her in-progress script, a feature length film about a Black trans woman unlearning old ways of survival and finding freedom in meeting people like her. Eva and Tourmaline will then discuss the power of filmmaking as Black trans artists. Surya will dialogue with Maria in an interdisciplinary artist talk, inviting audience members into their personal healing journey and their movement practice revolving around sex, death, and protest. We’re talking about sisterhood, self-love, transformation, and we’re going in deep. Stick around after the program for a post-performance toast and hang out!
Maria Bauman discusses understanding and unlearning structures of racism and oppression with an emphasis on how BIPOC artists are addressing these themes through their creative praxis.
Maria Bauman-Morales was asked to be a guest speaker for a Dance History/Dance Studies course at Cornish College. This course focuses on race, gender, sexuality, disability, and class. Discussing intersectionality, and issues of identity, ownership, representation.