Art, Gender, and Conflict / Arte, Género y Conflicto

Monday, March 04, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lone Mountain Main 148 - Studio Theatre
Event Type
Events and Lectures
Fedulow, Lydia B
Media Studies


MONDAY, March 4,  7:00-8:30pm, Studio Theater on Lone Mountain

Art, Gender and Conflict / Arte, Género y Conflicto

Keynote presentation by Patricia Ariza (President, Colombian Theater Corporation) on her performance and peace-building work with women and survivors of violence.

Co-sponsored with Performing Arts for Social Justice (PASJ) and Center for Latino Studies in the Americas (CELASA)

Moderator: Roberto Gutiérrez Varea, Associate Professor, PASJ and Co-Director, CELASA

Patricia Ariza is the President of the Colombian Theater Corporation and Director of Teatro La Candelaria, the first alternative theater group in Colombia. Her cultural work empowers women and marginalized communities to counteract injustice and restore social memory. In addition to co-founding Teatro La Candelaria, she has also served as founder and/or director of the Festival of Women on Stage, the Cultural Theatre Movement, the Colombian Theatre Corporation, the National Festival of New Theatre and the Festival of Alternative Theatre. She has also been cited for her commitment to the reduction of conflict in her native country.

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