With the crew after performing in an excerpt of Deke Weaver’s Tiger at the University of Michigan Duderstadt Arts Center as part of the 2015-16 Global Midwest grant.
Humanities Without Borders
To lay the ground for future research, in the fall I was invited to become a principal investigator on a Global Midwest - Humanities Without Walls grant submitted by Holly Hughes (University of Michigan). In December, the University of Illinois generously funded our proposal in the amount of $80,000 over the next two years (2015-2017). “Performing Midwest” bridges six universities, uniting students and faculty members around three artistic initiatives that challenge the stereotype of the Midwest as a homogeneous monoculture. In July 2015, I performed in an excerpt of Deke Weaver’s Tiger at the University of Michigan Duderstadt Arts Center, amongst other funess.