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Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... Chicago-based improviser Nicole Mitchell’s Xenogenesis Suite pays homage to the Afro-futurist science fiction of Octavia Butler. Mitchell and Butler invite listeners to question how bodies are shaped by and resistant to social and sexual hegemonies. Mitchell takes up Butler’s challenges...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021230-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2123-0
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390763-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9076-3
Book Chapter

By Aimee Meredith Cox
Published: 24 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... dance performance activism Black girls and health embodiment Octavia Butler ...
Book Chapter

By Donna J. Haraway
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7378-0
... narrative theory Ursula K. Le Guin Octavia Butler Deborah Gordon ant-acacia interactions ...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373780-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7378-0
... Chapter 6 draws from SF writers Ursula K. Le Guin and Octavia Butler, in alliance with ants and acacia seeds in particular places. The task is to tell an SF adventure story with acacias and their associates as the protagonists. It turns out that Le Guin’s carrier bag theory of narrative comes...
Published: 24 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375371-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... in everyday life and formal performing arts intersect, are mutually definitive, and hold the potential for embodied political interventions. dance performance activism Black girls and health embodiment Octavia Butler ...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
..., dispossession, and rootlessness that many Black Americans feel as a result of their ancestors’ experiences during the peculiar institution. Through the examination of nonfiction travel memoirs, novels, and films, including Maya Angelou’s All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes, Octavia Butler’s Kindred...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... implications of the saxophonic scream are discussed in conclusion. free jazz John Coltrane timbre Chicago-based improviser Nicole Mitchell’s Xenogenesis Suite pays homage to the Afro-futurist science fiction of Octavia Butler. Mitchell and Butler invite listeners to question how bodies...
Book Chapter

By Aimee Meredith Cox
Published: 24 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7537-1
... interventions. dance performance activism Black girls and health embodiment Octavia Butler ...