Symposium »Blackface, Whiteness and the Power of Definition in Contemporary German Theatre«
16 October 2012
Kunstquartier Bethanien – Studio 1
|11.00 a.m.||Introduction by Oliver Kontny|
|11.30 a.m.||Sharon Dodua Otoo: Reclaiming Innocence: Unmasking Representations of Whiteness in German Theatre|
|12.00 noon||Sandrine Micossé-Aikins: Not just a Blackened Face: The Back Stage of a Stereotype|
|12.30 p.m.||Dr. Daniele Daude: The (Un)Chosen Bodies of Myths. Performing Race on Opera Stage|
|3.00 p.m.||Dr. Azadeh Sharifi: Black Artists in German Theatre|
|3.30 p.m.||Julia Lemmle: "Ich bin kein Nazi!" The Blackface Debate in the German Mainstream Media|
You can download the program as well as abstracts here.
The public symposium is an initiative of the International Research Center "Interweaving Performance Cultures" in cooperation with Buehenwatch, the International Theatre Institute Berlin and mime centrum berlin.