Auburn, AL(EETV)- The Global Perspectives conversation series at the Jay and Susie GoguePerforming Arts Center at Auburn University began on Jan. 30.

The 2019-2020 inaugural season artists will lead discussions with Auburn students, faculty, andcommunity. Discussion will be about the origins and exchange of various art forms, with a particular focus on the African diaspora and the American South.

The series will include pre-show artists talks, master classes, workshops, lecture demonstrations and school performances from regional K-12 students.

The series will host four events. The dates and titles of each event are listed below.

Jan 30: “Visualizing Music Through Movement” with Dorrance Dance

Feb. 20: “Exploring Creole History and Heritage” with Terrance Simien and The Zydeco Experience

April 6: “Dialoguing Through Rhythm” with Alfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martinez

April 17:“Creating Community and Honoring Legacy” with Camille A. Brown and Dancers

Each event will take place the evening before the artist’s scheduled performance. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the presentations begin at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and the series is free and open to the public.

Please email Christina Ganus, campus and community programs manager, at cnm0005@auburn.edu for more information regarding the Global Perspectives series.