May 15th, 2006


(no subject)


WHEN: TUESDAY, 05/16/06
6:30 PM
WHERE: 4 WEST 43RD (& 5TH AVE.) RM 310

(Directions: B/D/V/F/4/5/6 to 42nd Street/5th Avenue)
Light Refreshments will be served

Roselle Pineda is faculty member of the Department of Art Studies, College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines, Diliman. She is also a scholar, a performance artist and activist. She graduated as a Theater Arts Major from the prestigious Philippine High School for the Arts in Mt. Makiling, Laguna and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art History from the University of the Philippines where she graduated Cum Laude. She also obtained her Master of Arts degree in Art Theory and Criticism from the same university. She is currently in the process of publishing her MA thesis entitled, "Eloquent Crevices: Lesbian Interventions in (Art) Production, Theory and History," looking at possibilities of pursuing a PhD degree in performance and cultural studies.

She regularly participates in international, national and local conferences, art festivals, workshops, round-table discussions, symposium, forum, community service activities and other related cultural events as paper reader, panelist, lecturer, resource person, organizer, facilitator and participant. Some of the subjects that she touch on in her lectures and papers are queer theory, lesbian art, struggle and identity, feminism, women's movement, women's studies, gender and the arts, performance art, dance/performing arts, sexuality and the body. She is a member of Congress of Teachers/Educators for Nationalism and Democracy, the lesbian organization Womyn Supporting Womyn Center and Ibarang Arts Foundation.