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Festival Plug-Ins

Festival PluginThe Cohen New Works Festival presented by the University is proud to announce Festival Plug-Ins. Introduced by the 2013 Engaging Research Committee, Festival Plug-Ins are crafted to be accessible spaces within the Festival for critical inquiry, collaborations across degrees, disciplines, the campus, and the wider Austin community, and reflection around the themes, practices, and projects of the Festival.

By, For, and About Austin Hip Hop Generations
This session will combine performances by local practitioners with discussion about Hip Hop aesthetics, performance, and practice. It will be facilitated by Executive Committee member Cassidy C Browning.
When: 3/28 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: WIN 1.134

Ability in Performance
This session will feature collaborators from projects within the Festival which directly engage representations of disabilities. It will be facilitated by Stephanie Rosen, a doctoral student in English at The University of Texas at Austin.
When: 3/26 11:30am – 1:00pm
Where: WIN 1.134

Salon: Open Discussion About the Content and Practices of the Festival
This group discussion will feature invited Guest Artists Michael Bobbitt, Ken Cerniglia, Dayna Hanson, Sherry Kramer, Sarah Richardson, and Ann Wrightson. It will be facilitated by Executive Committee members Cassidy C Browning and Sidney Monroe.
When: 3/28 3:00 – 5:00pm
Where: Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

Tech Talk: A Workshop for Information Technology in the Arts
This session will address the value and implications of information technology (IT) in arts organizations of all sizes and include an application of this knowledge to attendees’ projects and organizations. It will feature representatives from local arts organizations and be facilitated by Executive Committee members Taylor McCaslin and Victoria Goss.
When: 3/27 3:00 – 4:30pm
Where: WIN 2.112