Reading of "Pre-Exisiting Conditions," new play by Artist-in-Residence Claudia RankineReading of "Pre-Exisiting Conditions," new play by Artist-in-Residence Claudia Rankinehttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/125482Roberts Marshall Auditorium2010-04-22T19:30:002010-04-22T21:30:00
April 22, 7:30PM–9:30PM
Roberts Marshall Auditorium
Part of "Location and Memoir: A Meditation in Five Acts"-- Mellon Arts Residency Planning Project
"Location and Memoir: A Meditation in Five Acts" Artist Residency with Poet/Filmmaker/Playwright Claudia Rankine
Organized by Assistant Professor of History Andrew Friedman, "Location and Memoir" presents a public reading of Rankine's new play Pre-Exisiting Conditions, followed by four experimental workshop-conversations with Haverford faculty, students, and staff.
Performance of Pre-Existing Conditions is free and open to the public; to attend one of the workshops, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
ACT I: Reading of Pre-Existing Conditions 7:30 p.m. Marshall Auditorium (On-stage)
Pre-Existing Conditions by Casey Llewellyn and Claudia Rankine Performed by Tracie Morris
A reading of a play exploring Caribbean, female identity and Empire building during the Crimean War. What does it mean for a black woman to create herself through an Empire's carnage?
Friday, April 23rd, 2010
ACT II: "Surrounding" (Space, Sound, Theater, 3-Dimensional World) 9-10:15 a.m. Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery
ACT III: "Screen" (Film, TV, Photograph, Canvas) 10:30-11:45 a.m. Drop Shot Space (Old Squash Court), Ryan Basement
ACT IV: "Page" (Poetry, Literature, Print, Book, Writing) 1:30-2:45 p.m. Humanities Center Seminar Room, Stokes 102
ACT V: "Past" (History, Trauma, Memory, Memoir) 3-4:15 p.m. Strawbridge Observatory
Sponsored by the the John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center's Mellon Arts Residency Planning Grant.
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