Longer than Rope: A Performance/Talk by David Chavannes

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
This location is ADA accessible

Hailing from Jamaica, David Chavannes is a queer musician, researcher, and teacher. His research centers sound and storytelling as forms of knowledge that foreground senses, emotions, and collective meaning-making. He crafts narrative vignettes that grapple with race, gender, sexuality, migration, and colonialism. For this Symposium, he will present excerpts from his dissertation entitled 'Contending with Coloniality through Speculation, Storytelling, and Sound Performance.' The year is 2462, over 300 years after the Great Purge. The setting is an island called Kaptra, in the South Sea colonies …

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