Shakespeare, Bhojpuri and Dancing Monkey Lab

PROGRAM/WEBSITE NOTE: Please note that we mistakenly cited 214 St George St as the address for the department, but it is in fact at 214 College St.

Now on with more presenter intros!

Darrell Baksh, who is currently studying towards a PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad, will be discussing the performance of race in Indo-Caribbean pop music. Listen to a music clip here.

UofT PhD candidate Noam Lior will be talking about multimedia Shakespeare apps at FOOT2017. Lior currently curates Shakespeare at Play, an iOS app that brings Shakespearean text to life through video scenes.

With her group Alma Matters, Toronto-based artist, Sarah Marchand, will be giving a presentation on ASMRtists. Learn more about Sarah’s artistic and academic work by visiting her website:

And writer, performer and instructor at the University of Calgary, Mike Czuba, will be giving on a paper on writing as sound using performance material from his collective Dancing Monkey Laboratories. Samples of DML’s work can be found below:

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