Lecture: Christopher-Rasheem McMillan 2016-17 Grant Wood Fellow: Dance
7:30 PM–8:30 PM
116 Art Building West
141 N. Riverside Drive, Iowa City
Christopher-Rasheem McMillan (dance) received his BA from Hampshire
College (2007) and his MFA in experimental choreography from the Laban Conservatoire, London (2011). He is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at King’s College, London. McMillan’s diverse work includes live performance and performance for camera, as well as film and photographic works. McMillan’s performance works have been seen at venues including the Bates Dance Festival of Bates College, Providence International Arts Festival, and the Dance Complex and Green Street Studios in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and in performance platforms such as the 2011 participatory event Beyond Text, London. He was a Five College Fellow for the 2013–14 academic year. McMillan’s work has been published in the Journal of Dance, Movement & Spiritualities, Kinebago, and Choreography.net.
The 2016 Grant Wood Symposium will be held October 28–29, 2016. In honor of Grant Wood’s 125th birthday, the theme is “Myth, Memories, and the Midwest: Grant Wood and Beyond.” Presentations by national scholars will be held in Art Building West on the University of Iowa campus. Learn more at http://grantwood.uiowa.edu/symposium.
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