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 for more information regarding the Global Perspectives series.