Performing Utopias is a three-day interdisciplinary conference on the concept and practice of utopia in art and life. We look forward to fruitful presentations and discussions on the presence and prevalence of performing utopias. The event includes presentations/performances by Dana Claxton, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Ashok Mathur, Peter Morin, David Khang, Ayujmi Goto, Sarah Shamash, Michael Sakamoto, Waewdao Sirisook, Am Johal, Jayce Salloum, among others. Keynote presentations by Diana Taylor and Ann Stoler.
Conference presentations/performances will be spread out over campus, including the Liu Institute for Global Issues, the Chan Centre Telus Studio Theatre, the Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre, the First Nations Longhouse, and other locations on campus.