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Plenary Panel, Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice: Research Results Showcase

Guelph Jazz Festival, ICASP

Published: 2014-08-19

Moderator: Ellen Waterman (Faculty of Music, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
• George Lipsitz (Department of Black Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara), "Improvisation and Transcultural Understanding"
• Kevin McNeilly (Department of English, University of British Columbia), "Improvisation, Text, and Media"
• Jesse Stewart (Music, Carleton University), "Improvisation and Pedagogy"
• Sherrie Tucker (American Studies, University of Kansas), "Improvisation, Gender, and the Body"
• Eric Lewis (Philosophy, McGill University), "Improvisation and Social Aesthetics; Improvisation, Law, and Justice"

Available Files

...partly because I know that’s the only way that we could solve a creative problem [using improvisation with children ranging in abilities] and what doesn’t work is trying to impose a template on the students who are not able to respond to that template.

– Pauline Oliveros (in working with Abilities First)