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Contemporary Circus book launch and discussion

Date and time
Date & time

September 17, 2019
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Room 11-705
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex
1515 St. Catherine W.
Sir George Williams Campus


This event is free

Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchair accessible



Louis Patrick Leroux, Jon Burtt and Shana Carroll


The Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology, Le PARC (Performing Arts Research Cluster) and the Montreal Working Group on Circus Research invite you to a celebration and discussion of Contemporary Circus (Routledge 2019).

Co-authors Louis Patrick Leroux, professor in Concordia’s Department of English and Département d'études françaises, and Jon Burtt, lecturer in the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, will lead the discussion, along with Shana Carroll, co-director of 7 doigts de la main.

The discussion will address questions pertaining the positioning and possibilities of contemporary circus.

A book launch will follow.

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