Dr. Zami’s Book Launch March 16, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Layla Zami’s newly published book Contemporary PerforMemory. The book launch is on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 2:15 pm EST.

Contemporary PerforMemory

Book Launch / Artist Conversation /  Dance Film

(Online Event on Zoom)

Tuesday March 16, 2021, 2:15pm EST 

Connect with us for an inspiring international book launch with Dr. Layla Zami! Our faculty member will present a new interdisciplinary publication Contemporary PerforMemory: Dancing Through Spacetime, Historical Trauma, and Diaspora in the 21st Century. published this month in Germany and the USA, with the support of HA&D. She will be joined by two graceful and spiritful artists discussed in the book: Oxana Chi (Oxana Chi Dance & Art) and Wan-Chao Chang (Wan-Chao Dance), Dr. Nadine George-Graves (Chair and Professor of Dance and Theater at Ohio State University, artist) will offer her insightful moderation to the conversation. Join us on this virtual journey from Berlin to Brooklyn, by way of Taipei, Lagos, and Paris…at the intersection of performance, art history, migration, and memory.

The event is sponsored by the Academic Initiatives Fund from the Pratt Academic Senate, and organized in partnership with the OSU Dance Department Community Conversation series.