Annual Longmore Lecture in Disability Studies: Alice Sheppard

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Photo of Alice Sheppard
Movement is the Movement: Art, Activism and Disability Aesthetics: Too often, dance seems detached from daily life. Alice Sheppard takes her performance and dance-making practices offstage, placing her commitment to the disability arts movement at the center of her academic and activist work. Free.
Humanities Building, Room 587
Paul K. Longmore Institute for Disability
Paul K. Longmore Institute for Disability
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Sheppard is a freelance dancer and choreographer. She has danced with companies such as AXIS Dance Company, Full Radius Dance Company, GDance and Ballet Cymru and Infinity Dance Theater. She is also the co-founder of SheppardDeS, a duet company that questions mainstream representations of disabled, racialized bodies.


Alice Sheppard

Photo: Sofia Negron