Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
View analytic
Sunday, October 16 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bali 1928: Gender, Cross-dressing, and Androgyny in Archival Balinese Film

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

Join anthropologist and ethnomusicologist Edward Herbst for an afternoon of rare film footage and unearthed music from early 20th century Balinese dance-drama. Herbst’s archives project Bali 1928explores the conversation on gender and the fluidity of "femininities" and "masculinities"—an abiding interest of Margaret Mead's work. Through the lens of extraordinary film footage from the 1930s, we see gender-bending in performance roles—males performing as females, females as males, and androgynous performers. Learn how Herbst and his research team visited the families of singers, dancers, and musicians featured in the archive to gain insight into their remarkable lives. A Q&A will follow the conversation. 

For more information, please visit the dialogue page here

Sunday October 16, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
TBA

Attendees (3)