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L.M. Bogad Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Professor L.M. Bogad, chair of the Theatre & Dance Department and member of the Performance Studies Graduate Group, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Bogad received his fellowship for his achievements in the category of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies.

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American Theatre Magazine Spotlights L.M. Bogad’s Activism

American Theatre Magazine has spotlighted Professor L.M. Bogad, chair of theatre and dance, for his efforts as an activist clown during the 2020 presidential election. In an article titled “Send in the Activist Clowns,” writer Nicole Gluckstern details the work of numerous performers who used street theatre to provoke laughter and political introspection nationwide. 

To read the article, visit the American Theatre Magazine website.   

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Margaret Laurena Kemp Honored by Voice and Speech Review

Margaret Laurena Kemp, associate professor of theatre and dance, has been presented with the Forum Article of the Year Award by the board of the journal Voice and Speech Review (VSR), the official publication of Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA). The award was given for Kemp’s article It Is All about Love. Listen to Me, Y’all. Yeah

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Dance Area Talk: Caro Novella & Kevin O’Connor
Practicing Bodily Relations Otherwise: Improvisation Methods for Engaging Health, Science and Social Justice

Caro Novella & Kevin O'Connor

Doctoral students Caro Novella and Kevin O’Connor will participate in Dance Area Talk hosted by the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. Novella and O’Connor’s presentation, Practicing Bodily Relations Otherwise: Improvisation Methods for Engaging Health, Science and Social Justice, will be presented on March 12 at 12 p.m. PST. 

The event is free. View the event at this Zoom link.

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