University of Regina Colloquium 2015
September 8 & 9, 2015
AT THE EDGES: IMPROVISING TURTLE ISLAND
Regina Improvisation Studies Centre (the University of Regina IICSI site) proudly presents a stream of academic and artistic explorations investigating improvisation during the Performing Turtle Island Conference.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
12:00 PM Reception Lunch and Book Launch.
- Join us to celebrate the launch of: “Spontaneous Acts: The Improvisation Studies Reader” edited by Rebecca Caines and Ajay Heble., from Routlege Press (London and New York)
- FREE LUNCH!
- Keynote Address: Supported by the University of Regina Faculty of Social Work Petra Kuppers (University of Michigan; Goddard College; Olimpias)
- Salamanders and Survivance: Elemental Play (Video conference live link with Goddard College MFA in Interdisciplinary Art Practices- Port Townsend)
1:30 PM Panel Talk
Roundtable: At the Edges of Water and Land: Improvisation and Indigeneity (Video conference live link with McGill University). An exploration of improvisation and Indigenous performance practices with:
- Rebecca Caines, chair
- Heather Igloliorte, moderator in Montreal
- Rick Kotowich
- Amanda Schenstead
- Jo-Ann Episkenew
- Erin Goodpipe
- Charity Marsh
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
9 AM-10 AM
Workshop: Meeting Ground led by Petra Kuppers. A movement and storytelling workshop that brings us together in respectful greeting
And don’t forget to check the full program for this remarkable conference.