By Idaho State Universit
POCATELLO â€” Students in Idaho State Universityâ€™s School of Performing Arts will perform original choreography at the ISU Dance in Concert production on Feb. 24, 25 and March 2, 3 and 4 in Frazier Hallâ€™s Chick and Diane Bilyeu Theatre.
The concert will feature diverse types of dance including, ballet, ballroom, modern, hip-hop and jazz. Each piece performed was choreographed by ISU dance faculty members Aaron Wood, Lori Head, Sergiu Brindusa, Molly Jorgenson, Lauralee Zimmerly and Sheena Phelps. Detailed descriptions of each dance can be found below.
â€śThis annual production provides opportunities for our students to perform works in front of live audiences, and audiences the opportunity to see concert dance in person,â€ť Wood said. â€śIt also showcases original choreographic works by our professors who are regionally renowned dance artists.â€ť
By Idaho State University
POCATELLO â€” Idaho State Universityâ€™s International Affairs Council will host the 46th annual Frank Church Symposium on March 2 and 3 on ISUâ€™s campus.
The theme for this yearâ€™s Symposium is â€śThe Post-Colonial State.â€ť Speakers and panelists will discuss Central Asia and Afghanistan, colonialism, intervention in the Middle East, gender and sexuality and conflict.
Bonny Ibhawoh, professor at McMaster University in Canada, will present the keynote address. He will speak on â€śPutting the Genie Back in the Bottle: Human Rights and the Post-Colonial World Orderâ€ť on March 2 at 7 p.m. in the Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Ibhawoh is a professor of global human rights history, peace and conflict studies and African studies, and an associate dean for research at the University. He previously served as the director of the Centre for Peace Studies at McMaster University, has taught in universities in Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada and was previously a human rights fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs in New York City. He has also been a research fellow at the Danish Institute for Human Rights in Copenhagen, Denmark, and associate member of the Centre for African Studies School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the author of several books on African history, human rights and peace and conflict studies.