rat meet

October 3-6, 2002

University of San Francisco, CA

Meeting point: Lone Mountain Campus

Turk Boulevard between Parker Avenue and Temescal Terrace

(Come here first. Check front entrance for notices. The Drama Department, and the offices of Peter, Roberto and Erik are on the third floor.)

For campus map: http://www.usfca.edu/online/gen_info/map_c.html

Important contacts:

PETER NOVAK - novakp@usfca.edu Contact re: housing needs

ERIK EHN - shadowtackle@worldnet.att.net

JACK BENTZ - jbentzsj@hotmail.com



Thursday, October 3

5pm: The scheme of things - Novak, Varea, Ehn @ Xavier Chapel
6: Meal prepared and shared; introductions
9: Performances @ Presentation Theater, 2130 Fulton Avenue (off Masonic Ave.)

Friday, October 4th

9am: Breakfast

9:30-11: Claudia Bernardi – Forensic Anthropology and Art, El Salvador & Argentina; Roberto Varea, Performance & Social Change, US & Argentina @ Xavier Hall (chapel) USF Lower Campus, 2497 Golden Gate Ave.
11-12: Open Panel @ Xavier Hall (chapel)

Noon: Lunch

1-2: Yuyachkani One - "Rosa Cuchillo," by Ana Correa, Outdoor Performance @ Harney Plaza (in front of University Center Building, Lower Campus), Contemporary Political Theater, Peru

2-4: Panel: Land Mass Mission - Personal, anecdotal reports from Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas @ Xavier Hall (chapel)

Equal Access
Christine Evans
Dijana Milosevic
Segun Ojewuyi
Diane Way
Yayuchkani: Ana Correa & Augusto Casafranca

4:30-6: Charles Mulekwa on his work as a playwright and director in Uganda

6:15: Dinner

7:30-9: Soapstone Theater Company, "Boxing With Ghosts," Company of Survivors of Violent Crime, San Fracisco, USA @ Presentation Theater
9-9:30: Dialogue with Soapstone

Saturday, October 5th

8:30am: Breakfast

9-10:30: Start-Up Theater, Bay Area @ Xavier Hall (chapel)
11:30-2: Brown Bag Lunch. Evelyn Hernandez Street Action @ Mission Neighborhood
3-6: Panel II: Cross-Media-Sharing struggles, sharing secrets @Xavier Hall (chapel)

Richard Kamler (visual artist)
Cherrie Moraga (playwriting)
Kristin Kosanovich (dance)
Nora Strejilevich (writer)
Allen Whitman (music)

6:30: Dinner

7:30-10:30: Spoken Word – Zel Miller, USA & Yuyachkani Two: "Adios Ayacucho," by Augusto Casafrance, Peru @ Presentation Theater

Sunday, October 6th

9am: Breakfast

10-11: Open
11-12: Sum – what we’ve heard, what’s next @ Presentation Theater

12-1: Lunch

2-4: San Francisco County Jail #7. RSVP Performance Exchange & Conversation with inmates