Call for Papers: Across the Threshold: Creativity, Being & Healing

26 Sep 2012 1:53 PM | CORD Office
Across the Threshold: Creativity, Being & Healing
 Interdisciplinary Conference
Exploring Diverse Paths Leading to
Personal/Social/Environmental Transformation

key presenters: Chris Jordan, Lily Yeh, Ronald K. Brown
Hosted by Duke University Dance Program
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
February 28 – March 3, 2013

The Organizing Committee announces the call for papers, panel proposals, lecture-demonstrations and workshops
Proposals may address one or more of the following questions:
  • What are the links between personal, social, and environmental transformation?
  • Can we simultaneously bear witness to the effects of our (human) activity on our earth “home” while holding a vision for a different paradigm?
  • What is the power of art in activating social transformation?
  • How can the arts allow us to experience our interconnection with all sentient beings and our environment?
  • What bridges can connect us across cultures and other perceived boundaries to collectively face the global environmental crisis?

More information:

Deadline for Proposals Extended: October 15, 2012

Hosted by the Duke University Dance Program, with support from a Visiting Artist Grant from the Council for the Arts, Office of the Provost, Duke University and the
Mary Duke Biddle Foundation. Co-sponsors: UNC-CH Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Program on Integrative Medicine, Nicholas School of the
Environment, Duke Center for Documentary Studies, the Franklin Humanities Institute, The Program in Women's Studies at Duke University, Duke Center for Civic Engagement, Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, SLIPPAGE: Performance/Culture/Technology and the following Duke Departments: Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Arts of the Moving Image, Music, and the Duke Service-Learning Program.
 Congress on Research in Dance
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