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Center for World Performance Studies (CWPS)

Recent News

Call for Proposals: 2020 Faculty Fellows

Grant awards of $5,000 are available to individual faculty members to pursue research projects. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO Friday, March 20 at 5pm.

CWPS Faculty and Graduate Fellows Conduct Global Research

Read about exciting Performance Studies research projects underway, from Jamaica to Taiwan.

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...