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Chicago 2015

What Can Performance Philosophy Do?

The 2nd biennial Performance Philosophy conference, Fri 10 – Sun 12 April 2015

The University of Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, USA.

Keynotes will include:

Simon Critchley

on “Tragedy’s Philosophy” 

Peggy Phelan

on “The Art of Practice and the Practice of Art: Scenes from Performance Philosophy”

Matthew Goulish and Lin Hixson

from one meaning to another”

With a premiere of Three Matadors: a new work-in-progress by

Every House has a Door

Kindly supported by: the Chicago Cultural Center, The Franke Institute for the Humanities, The Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry, The Center for Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Chicago, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Performance Department.

Download the CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Read the ABSTRACTS for all the sessions

Read PRESENTERS BIOS