Upcoming Talks


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Dancers perform Bouchra Ouizguen’s Corbeaux in North Commons Park in Minneapolis, September 23, 2017. Shanks presents on this piece at the College Art Association in February. 

November 16-19, Presenting the paper “An Aesthetics of Concealment: Rafa Esparza and Nari Ward,” American Society of Theater Research (Atlanta, Georgia).

February 21-24 “Political Acts: Museum Curation and Art of the Middle East and North Africa,” College Art Association (Los Angeles, California).

March 29-April 1, “An Aesthetics of Black Concealment: Buried, Wrapped, and Hidden,” American Comparative Literature Association (Los Angeles, California).