Past Seminars

Jeffrey Friedman

FriedmanCroppedThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is Associate Professor of Dance Studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts. He holds a professional B.Arch (Cornell/Oregon, 1979), was a working dance artist in San Francisco from 1979-1997, and received the PhD in Dance History and Theory from University of California-Riverside (2003). He has created over forty performance works, including his solo work Muscle Memory based on Legacy, his oral history archive held at the San Francisco Museum of Performance & Design. His publications include book chapters for Oxford, Routledge, Palgrave, and Epodium (Germany), and refereed articles in the UK, New Zealand, Korea, Germany, Spain and U.S.

Areas of Interest: Dance philosophy and aesthetics; oral and kinesthetic modes of cultural transmission; phenomenological time and temporal modes of art-making and performance; interdisciplinary performance practices, including dance and architecture (specially site-sensitive and site-specificity).