Summit Schedule - Friday, March 16, 2012

Outline of Festival Program for Thursday, October 16, 2014 and Friday, October 17, 2014


8:30 - 9:45 am Registration Main Lobby of the Wang Center
Enjoy coffee, view various art installations, meet and greet participants.
10 - 11 am

General Session: Charles B Wang Center Theatre

Welcoming Remarks:                                                                                       President of Stony Brook University                                                                       Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD

Opening Keynote Speaker on Thursday:                                                                 Dr. Joan Frosch, Professor of Dance in the School of Theatre and Dance, affiliate faculty of the Centers for African Studies, Latin American Studies, and Digital Worlds at the University of Florida where she has taught since 1995. She is a consultant for the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, and Creative Capital, among others. Recently awarded the University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship (2012-2015), Dr. Frosch is a dance ethnographer, Laban Movement Analyst (CMA), filmmaker, choreographer, and author. She is co-founder and director of UF’s Center for World Arts (1996), a living laboratory exploring the interface of arts and society. Her research has attracted numerous honors and awards, such as the national Lilly Fellowship for innovative curriculum in Dance in World Cultures, the National Endowment for the Arts (Dance-Creativity), the Cologne Choreographers' Forum for her choreography, "China."

Opening Keynote Speaker on Friday: TBA

11:15 - 12:45 Session I : Presentations, Workshops, Panels, Lectures


1:00 - 2:00 pm Lunch • Wang Theatre Lobby

2:15pm - 3:45pm Session II: Presentations, Workshops, Panels, Lectures
4:00pm -5:00pm

"Open Forum" Challenges, Questions, Discussions on The Moving Body on Thursday

Closing Keynote Speaker on Friday TBA

5:00pm - 6:30pm  Dinner on your own
7:00pm - 8:30pm 

The Moving Body in Performance on Thursday Evening

The Moving Body Film Series on Friday Evening

To Be Announced



Photography and recording of any kind is strictly prohibited

Upcoming Festival 2014 at Stony Brook University

October 16 and 17, 2014 

Welcoming Remarks: Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD

Opening Keynote Address: Dr. Joan Frosch, PhD

Director Center for World Arts

University of Florida, Gainesville



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

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