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Center for World Performance Studies (CWPS)

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UMS Mellon Institute on Arts-Academic Integration for LSA Faculty

We seek faculty members, including lecturers, across ranks from all LSA departments...

CWPS Announces New Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate requires nine credit hours of coursework over the span of 12 months.

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...