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Center for World Performance Studies (CWPS)

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Student Spotlight: Kaleigh Wilder

Masters student in Improvisation (SMTD) and Grad Fellow in World Performance Studies

CWPS Fall 2018 Residency: JIT Exchange

A cross-cultural collaboration featuring dance and music from Harare and Detroit...

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...