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Antiracism in the Arts Symposium

October 18, 2022

Antiracism in the Arts, A teaching and professional practices symposium – October 18, 2022
Join us this October for a day-long Antiracism in the Arts Symposium featuring guest speakers and
faculty members from the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts. Topics include antiracist
pedagogies, color conscious casting for film, theatre and dance, and leadership strategies that honor
diversity and equity. 
Featured Speakers: Keesha Beckford, Brittney Harris, Iyun Ashani Harrison, Theresa Ruth
Howard, Maurya Kerr, Allison Page, and Priya Vashist
*The Symposium is free and open to the public.
Schedule of Events:  All events are located at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. 
Session One:  9:00am – 10:40am
Ballet Class taught by Iyun Ashani Harrison 
Location: Dance Studio (Room 1202), Diehn Fine & Performing Arts Center, 1339 49 th  Street, Norfolk,
VA. 23529
*Dancers/teachers invited to participate or watch. 
Session Two:  11:00am to 12:15pm 
Panel on Ballet Pedagogy with Keesha Beckford and Maurya Kerr; Moderator: Professor Kate Mattingly
Location: Music Library & Diehn Composer Reading Room, 1 st  floor, 189 Diehn Fine & Performing Arts
Center, 1339 49 th  Street, Norfolk, VA 23529
Session Three:  1:30pm to 2:45pm
Color Conscious Casting in Dance, Theatre, and Film with Brittney Harris, Iyun Ashani Harrison, and
Priya Vashist ; Moderator: Professor Kate Mattingly 
Location: Burgess Room – Batten Arts and Letters Bldg. Room 9024, 4401 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk,
VA 23529
Session Four:  3:00pm to 4:15pm
Antiracism in Leadership and Media Studies with Iyun Ashani Harrison, Theresa Ruth Howard, and
Allison Page; Moderator: Professor Kate Mattingly
Location: Burgess Room – Batten Arts and Letters Bldg. Room 9024, 4401 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk,
VA 23529
If you have questions or need more information, please
email CommTheatreEvents@odu.edu.  To reserve a space for accessible seating, please
email kmatting@odu.edu. 
Symposium made possible with support from Old Dominion University's Department of Communication
and Theatre Arts.

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Date:
October 18, 2022
Website:
https://bit.ly/AITARegister

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