Symposium Schedule

 All events were free and open to the public. 

 

Friday, October 26, 2007

7:00pm Opening reception and registration

East Duke Parlors
East Duke Building

8:00pm Common Woman Chorus Performance

Nelson Music Room
East Duke Building

 

Saturday, October 27, 2007

All Saturday events were held in Perkins Library on Duke's West Campus, with the exception of Couplets, which was held in Reynolds Theater in the Bryan Center.

8:30-9:30am Breakfast and Registration von der Heyden Pavilion
  Sallie Bingham convened the symposium, and Scott Lindroth, Vice Provost for the Arts, gave remarks at the breakfast.  
8:30am-3:30pm  Symposium Bookstore Open  
9:30-10:45am Concurrent Sessions  
 

18th and 19th Century Domestic Arts
Elizabeth Dunn, Research Services Librarian, RBMSCL
Anne Schroder, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Anita Mills, artist, educator and independent scholar
Margaret Brill, Head of Reference, Perkins Library (moderator)

Rare Book Room
  Women Engage Hip Hop
Rachel Raimist, filmmaker and hip-hop scholar, University of Minnesota
Mark Anthony Neal, African and African-American Studies, Duke University
Monica Daye, poet, activist, and author
Ebony Golden, poet and womanist performance theorist, New York University
Alexis Gumbs, Literature Department, Duke University (moderator)
Breedlove Room
 

Artist Demonstrations
Reneé Seaman Treml, water color and mixed media acrylics
Ruth Warren, quilting
Galia Goodman, calligraphy, paper cutting, and collage
Ileana Rodriguez, jewelry and apparel designer
Art and handmade goods will be for sale

 Perkins Library

10:45-11:00am

Coffee Break von der Heyden Pavilion
11:00-12:15pm Concurrent Sessions  
  Exploring the Power of Documentary
Courtney Reid Eaton, Center for Documentary Studies
Barbara Lau, Center for Documentary Studies
Louise Davis Stone, freelance editor
Karen Glynn, Visual Materials Archivist, RBMSCL (moderator)
Rare Book Room
  Art Meets Activism
Betsy Greer, editor of craftivism.com
Bryant Holsenbeck, environmental artist
Amelia V.B. Shull, Girls Rock NC
Kelly Wooten, Sallie Bingham Center (moderator)
Breedlove Room
  Artist Demonstrations (see above for details)
Art and handmade goods will be for sale
Perkins Library
12:15-2:00pm Lunch Break  
12:45-2:00pm Film Screening: Nobody Knows My Name, a documentary about women and hip hop, with filmmaker Rachel Raimist
(Bring your lunch; dessert provided)
Rare Book Room
2:00-3:30pm Concurrent Sessions  
 

Exploring Book Arts (limited space: sign up at registration table)
Pamphlet-binding workshop and introduction to artists’ books
Mary Yordy, book artist
Megan Lewis, Rare Materials Cataloger, RBMSCL
Kelly Wooten, Sallie Bingham Center

Breedlove Room
  Performing Gender: a workshop with the Cuntry Kings
Cuntry Kings, North Carolina-based drag king troupe
Laura Micham, Sallie Bingham Center (moderator)
Gothic Reading Room
  Student Performance Showcase
Featuring Duke's all-female a capella groups Out of the Blue,
Sapphire, and Lady Blue; and Dance Black,
which promotes African-American culture through dance
von der Heyden Pavilion
4:00-5:30pm

Couplets- Choreo Collective and Carolina Wren Press

Reynolds Theater
  A collaborative performance of poetry and dance followed by closing reception