Beyond Words | Communication Can Be a . . . Drag

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Beyond Words | Communication Can Be a . . . Drag || Radcliffe Institute

This opening session of the Radcliffe Institute conference “Beyond Words: Gender and the Aesthetics of Communication” invites viewers to explore questions of gender performance, identity, and expression; examine cultural assumptions; and witness real-time drag transformations.

FEATURING
Gabrielle Burton, partner, Five Sisters Productions; writer and director, Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens

Jennifer Burton, partner, Five Sisters Productions; producer, Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens; professor of the practice, Tufts University

Robin Bernstein, 2018–2019 Joy Foundation Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Dillon Professor of American History and professor of African and African American studies and of studies of women, gender, and sexuality, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Shigehisa Kuriyama, faculty director of the humanities program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Special performances by:
Ethan K. Balk / Dr. Cool Ethan
Mara Gross Balk / Twinkerbell
Becky Harrison / The Reverend Roy Rogers
Kristyn Kuennen / Topher Wright
Quyen Tran / Jayden Jameson KA St. James
Corey Williams / Anisa Love