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Practices of Rooting and Performative Becoming: Exploring British Caribbean Diasporic identity through the Embodied Spatialities of Dance – Tia-Monique Uzor: SOLD OUT
May 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pmFree
Tia-Monique Uzor is a dance scholar and practitioner who writes and publishes around issues of
identity, cultural traffic, popular culture and women within African and African Diasporic Dance. Uzor
trained in dance and drama at De Montfort University and supplemented her dance training through
international programmes at Ecoles des Sables, Senegal. Since then she has taught at De Montfort
University, Laban and Goethe University. Within her research and practice she is committed to
interdisciplinary work to highlight the many ways in which African and African Diasporic dances can be
used as a tool through which to consider themes around identity, society and culture and a vehicle for
pleasure and self-discovery.