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Center for World Performance Studies (CWPS)

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CWPS Launches Diversity Next! Series

Diversity Next! is an arts-inspired series of conversations that seeks to broaden the horizons of diversity deliberations...

RFP: Summer Faculty Funding 2017

CWPS seeks proposals for summer research or faculty-led projects related to the mission of World Performance Studies.

The Center for World Performance Studies promotes the scholarly study of music, dance, and theater and, by extension, all forms of expressive arts across the globe including Asia, Africa, The Middle East, Latin America and the Pacific and Atlantic Islands as well as marginalized groups in Europe and America. Through interdisciplinary and engaged dialogues between scholars, students, and performance specialists from around the world, the Center fosters intellectual work that foregrounds the intimate connections between artistic practices and their complex and dynamically changing cultural environments. Read more... 

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We strive to support our students and faculty on the frontlines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Center For World Performance Studies needs you—because the world needs Victors.