jessica_calvanico JESSICA CALVANICO Adjunct Lecturer, History of Performance Art

MA in Social Sciences, University of Chicago

Jessica Calvanico completed her graduate studies at the University of Chicago in 2009, where she studied Social Sciences. With a background in Anthropology, she has conducted fieldwork in Washington D.C., Chicago, and the Mississippi Delta studying music, performance, myth and how they intersect with race, gender, space and ethnography. She recently published Avalon, a collection ethnographic plays based on homosocial language practices. She also wrote, directed and performed a play based on that book entitled Avalon: A Play in Four Acts. She has performed and lectured nationally at UC San Diego, UT Texas, Art Institute of Chicago and MoMa PS1.

Coming up:

Register now for some exciting Spring 2017 courses.

Professor Patrice Nganang (Comp Lit, German lit specialist) will be giving a talk about the play on Wed., Nov. 9th between 1-2 in Theatre 3 of the Staller Center.

Mallory Catlett is working on: DECODER 2017 with text by William Burroughs to be performed December 3rd at La Mama in NYC.

 

Department of Theatre Arts • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5450
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