Richard Bauman: "Narrative Performance"
Richard Bauman will be conducting a Workshop hosted by the Performance Focal Group on May 11, 3pm-5pm in Pigott Hall (Building 260), Room 216.
*Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for advance readings Richard Bauman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Folklore, Anthropology, and Communication and Culture at the University of Indiana, Bloomington. Professor Bauman is a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, and anthropologist, with a truly interdisciplinary volume of work. He has made important contributions to the field of performance studies through the ethnographic study of language and performance. His books include: Verbal Art as Performance (1977); Let Your Words Be Few: Symbolism of Speaking and Silence Among Seventeenth-Century Quakers (1983); Story, Performance, and Event: Contextual Studies of Oral Narrative (1986); Voices of Modernity: Language Ideologies and the Production of Social Inequality (with Charles L. Briggs, 2003), which won the Edward Sapir Prize; and A World of Others’ Words: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Intertextuality (2004). Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology