What a Line Does: Lines of Thought Across Disciplines

Following the defense of Michael O’Connor (see below), an exciting Mini-Symposium awaits, exploring lines and movement from diverse perspectives. This symposium features contributions from various fields and practices, including insights from Dr. Charles Forceville, Prof. Dr. Friederike Lampert, Dr. Ilse van Riin, Dr. Alison Isadora, and with artistic practices from Michael O’Connor. This event offers a unique opportunity to delve into the realm of lines, exploring connections between the realms of mind, body, and environment. 
NU Building, Room 02A-65,
VU Amsterdam


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PhD Defense of Michael O’Connor
9:45 AM – Auditorium Vrije Universiteit
Michael O’Connor, dancer and movement researcher, will present his project, ‘Embodied Lines: creating withness through perceived, bodily, and imagined lines.’ O’Connor introduces the term “Embodied Lines” as a unique approach to this subject, carving its own path in the emerging field of Linealogy.


11th December 2023


2:30 PM — 4:30 PM


Vrije Universiteit
De Boelelaan 1105