Jazz & Philosophy Intermodal Conference (JPIC) 2019 Schedule

Co-sponsored by

Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Road
Music Building (4), Music Room 102

Costa Mesa, CA 92626
562 335-5107

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Friday night, April 12, 2019 (all Friday times are pm)


Saturday morning, April 13, 2019


LUNCH at the Yard House at Triangle Square in Costa Mesa noon-1:30 pm with transportation 1:30-2:00 pm back to campus


Saturday afternoon, April 13, 2019

  • 2:00-3:00 pm     Dr. Aili Bresnahan (University of Dayton)
    ++++++++++++++“Tap Dance as Jazz Percussion” with live tap dancing demonstrations
  • 3:00-4:00 pm     Dr. Renee Conroy (Purdue University Northwest) Philosophy of Jazz Dance
    ++++++++++++++“What’s Wrong with Jazz Hands? (Or, Why Does Philosophy Neglect the Art(s) of Popular Dance?)”
    +++++++++++++++with live jazz dance styles demonstrations
  • 4:00-5:00 pm     Dr. Robert P. Crease (SUNY Stony Brook)
    ++++++++++++++“Jazz Dance and the Lived Body”
    ++++++++++++++ “Dance is an inescapable topic of any philosophy of the lived body and jazz dance in particular.”

DINNER: Maggiano’s Little Italy 🇮🇹 5:15-6:30 pm then transition back to OCC 6:30-7:00 pm


Saturday night, April 13, 2019



Sunday, April 14 (morning only)


Get late checkout time (1 pm instead of noon) or arrange for hotel to hold your bags until 1 pm.


OCC campus quad
JPIC 2019 welcomes you to Orange Coast College
Have a great time