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Jules Odendahl-James

Jules Odendahl-James is a scholar/artist who works as a director and dramaturg primarily in the Triangle, NC and serves as the Regional Vice-President for the Southeast for the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (@LMDAmericas). Her research interests are in digital dramaturgy, documentary theatre, sci+art collaboration, and the visibility of and parity for women and artists of color in contemporary American theatre. This spring she’ll direct Meg Miroshnik’s The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls at Durham’s award-winning Manbites Dog Theater. She sits on the Steering Committee for The Process Series (@ProcessSeries), a new works in development unit at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Institute for Arts and Humanities. She is a Board Member for Hidden Voices (@HiddenVoicesUS) a justice through storytelling performance company and is the Research Director for the advocacy group, Ladies of the Triangle Theatre (@TriThrLadies). She tweets @naturalreadhead. 

Meet You in the #WikiTurgy Commons!
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Meet You in the #WikiTurgy Commons!

6 February 2015

This post gives more details for the #WikiTurgy Edit-a-Thon, scheduled for Tuesday, February 17. All are welcome to participate!

Public Dramaturgy, Wikipedia, and Combatting “Columbusing”
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Public Dramaturgy, Wikipedia, and Combatting “Columbusing”

6 January 2015

Three dramaturgs ban together to produce an “Edit-a-Thon,” with the hopes of making Wikipedia's theatre coverage more inclusive.

Sci+Art Creativity in the Triangle
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Sci+Art Creativity in the Triangle

Seeing the Forest and the Trees

17 July 2012

Jules Odendahl-James discusses the relationship and boundaries between Science and the Arts.

Four people in evening wear standing in an ornately decorated room.
Playing Politics
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Playing Politics

14 July 2012

Jules Odendahl-James explores the intersection of theatre and politics. She questions about conventional sense of political theatre and the possible expansion of the definition.