Festival of the Moving Body: Schedule

Festival of the Moving Body 2014

Schedule of Program

Thursday, October 16, 2014

8:30-9:45 AM            Registration:  Theatre Lobby, Wang Center
10:00-11:15              Opening General Session
                                  Welcoming Remarks: 
                                  Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD
                                  President of Stony Brook University
                                  Provost Lecture and Opening Keynote:  
                                  Joan D. Frosch, PhD,                                     
                                  “Who is (Not) Human?”
11:30-1:00                Individual Sessions and Workshops
Chapel                        Workshop:
                                 Movement as a Change Agent: Transforming How We Perceive
                                  the Mother/Child Dyad”,
                                  Bonnie McGlynn Deluca
Theatre                       Film Screening and Discussion:
                                 “Breath Made Visible”
                                  Q&A: Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell  
Classroom                  Workshops    
                                 Dancing and Geography: Re-imaging the Map
                                 Audrey Lane Ellis
                                “Capturing Spontaneity in Partnering”
                                 Tiffany Mills
1:15 – 2:15                Lunch break, on your own
2:30 – 3:45                Individual Sessions and Workshops
Chapel                         Workshop
                                  “A Somatic Approach to Aerial Dance”,
                                   Julie Ludwick
Theatre                       Panel
                                 The History and Vision of Somatics”
                                  Dr. Martha Eddy
                                  Martha Myers, Dean Emeritus of American Dance Festival
                                                       Emeritus Faculty, Connecticut College,
Lecture Hall 1              Panel Discussion
                                 Somatics and the Deeply Forgetful”,
                                  Dr. Stephen Post, Dr. Lory Bright Long, Amy Yopp Sullivan
Classroom                  Workshop
                                “Socially Conscious Choreography”,
                                 Joya Powell
                                 Paula Josa Jones
4:00–6:00                 General Session
Theatre                      Research Development
                                “Exercising the Other Side of Cognition”
                                 Noah Riskin
                                 Film Screening
                                “Håstdans på Hovdala”,
                                 JoAnna Mendl Shaw
                                Panel: TBA
Festival of the Moving Body - Friday, October 17, 2014
8:30 – 9:45AM          Registration: Theatre Lobby at the Wang Center
10:00-11:15              General Session
                                  Keynote:  Filmmaker and Artist:  
                                   Gabri Christa
                                 “Space, Place Memory in Movement”                               
11:30–1:00                Individual Session and Workshops
Chapel                        Performance Collaboration
                                  Emily Beattie and Brian Knoth
                                 "Interacting with Computers through Movement and Gesture"
                                  Margaret Anne Schedel

Theatre                       Workshop

                                “Somatic Techniques for People with Chronic Injury and Disabilities”,

                                  Stephanie Gottlob and Yuji Oka
Lecture Hall                 Research Presentation and Discussion
                                 “Successful Aging with the Moving Body”,  
                                  Suranganee de Lanerolle, MD
                                “Depth Psychological Perspective on Physical Therapy”,
                                 Danél Lombard
Classroom                  Workshop
                                “The City, the Body and the Flow”,
                                 Marta Peres and Selma Trevino
1:15–2:15                  Lunch break, on your own
2:30-3:45                   Individual Sessions and Workshops
Chapel                         Workshop
                                  Physical Listening”,
                                  JoAnna Mendl Shaw   
 Theatre                      Workshop
                                 “Tamalpa: Life/Art Process in Movement”,
                                  Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell
Lecture Hall                 Workshop
                                 “The Art of Sitting: Transforming Chairs from Traps to Tools”,
                                  Doug Boltson
Classroom                   Workshop
                                “Moving and Living from our Inner Core”,
                                 Shuling J W
                                 “A Yin Yang Approach to the Body in Performance”,
                                  William Trevino
4:00-6:00                   Closing Keynote: 
                                  Steven T. Dahlberg
                                 "Carrying Across": Creativity as Translation 
                                 "Work in Progress" Film Screening
                                 “Foreign Puzzle”, filmmaker, Chithra Jeyaram
                                  Creativity and Imagination Translations Panel
                                  Dialogue Participants
                                  Moderator:  Steven T. Dahlberg
                                  Carol Baldwin Breast Center faculty and staff (TBA)
                                  Filmmaker Chithra Jeyaram,                                                       
                                  Assistant Professor, Lily Chushenbery, PhD, College of Business, SBU
Upcoming Festival of the Moving Body 
October 16 and 17, 2014
Stony Brook University 
Thursday, October 16, 2014, 10 AM
Stony Brook University President
Professor of Dance,
Director Center for World Arts
University of Florida, Gainesville
Dr. Charles Robbins , Vice Provost
of Undergraduate Education, SBU
October 17, 2014, 10AM
Artist, Director, Filmaker, Choreographer 
Friday, October 17, 2014, 4PM - 6PM
Director of the International Centre for 
Creativity and Imagination
Followed by the "Work in Progress" Screening: 
Foreign Puzzle Film by Chithra Jeyaram
Responding Panel:
Carol Baldwin Breast Center Faculty and Staff
Assistant Professor, Lily Cushenbery, PhD
SBU's College of Business
 2014 SPONSORS: 

The Office of the Provost, Stony Brook University

The Center for Dance, Movement and Somatic Learning

Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics

Academic and Transfer Advising Services

The Habitat for the Arts



 Dance Films Association, NYC 

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   suffolk county logo

The Field, NYC 

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Tamalpa Institute


If you are interested in Sponsoring The Festival of the Moving Body, please contact


 We welcome your support!

The Festival of the Moving Body • Stony Brook University
Phone: 631.632.3005

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