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Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... February 20 Movement language performance aesthetic citizenship sexual turn Morocco ...
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By Noenoe K. Silva
Published: 24 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7313-1
... Joseph Poepoe Hawaiian-language literature Pele Hiʻiakaikapoliopele Hawaiian-performance cartography ...
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... This chapter considers how language becomes action, considering Judith Butler’s theory of performativity as a practice alongside J. L. Austin’s concept of performatives. Conventions are crucial to both of these, and as with performance, performatives are all about the frame. More than simply...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... uprisings, feminist sensibilities took a sexual turn on the protest scene and in multiple artistic and performative spaces, paving the way for new types of publics and claims. February 20 Movement language performance aesthetic citizenship sexual turn Morocco ...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... features of everyday speech acts, the ways language pervades all forms of human endeavor, and the shared indexical and iconic associations of all forms of sounded expression. Lost in excisions of sound from language are considerations of voice and performance, speech play and verbal art, the affective...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... (including issues of translation and language policy) in relation to wartime assimiliationism and imperialization. zadankai overhearing colonial encounter dialogue performativity ...
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By Mayra Rivera
Published: 16 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374930-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7493-0
... are gendered through performative reiteration of social norms informs the discussion of how bodies are shaped as they act in a social-material world. It also shifts the language of Butler’s accounts of performativity by emphasizing the materiality of “social norms”—the fact that we encounter these norms...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372790-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7279-0
... missionary rule in New Spain while studying for the priesthood in Rome. Luna embedded Tac’s words in a multisensory chapel and danced for four days in a Venetian courtyard, demonstrating how colonial conversions filled European language, objects, and spaces with indigenous meanings. In contrast to prevailing...
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By Tanja Petrović
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027805-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9378-7
... This chapter focuses on the ritualization and standardization of life in the Yugoslav army. It analyzes the performative language of command and official interactions, and looks at standardized studio portraits of soldiers as manifestations of these processes. It shows how ritualization enabled...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... This chapter looks at the production and performance of the Japanese-language theatrical adaptation of the iconic The Tale of Ch’unhyang (春香傳). This chapter details the complex process of translation and adaptation that led to the play’s performance, locating the play in the contemporary context...
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By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... Grace Chang was one of the biggest stars of postwar Hong Kong film and popular music, most remembered for her debut role in Mambo Girl, which introduced to Chinese cinema the figure of the singing and dancing teenager. Her performances introduced new, foreign musical styles—such as American rock...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
..., in the late-colonial period, a local literature of empire. The concluding section of the chapter provides an analysis of Kim’s Pegasus, reading this text as performing multiple border crossings, standing between fiction and reality, comedy and tragedy, and between the story of the Self and the Other. Through...
Published: 22 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395706-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9570-6
...—vehemently reject this elision of language’s referential features. This chapter extends earlier considerations of residents’ negotiations of state power and history into changes in Brazilian racial consciousness in light of experiences in the Pelourinho of the 1990s. translation performance...
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By Tanja Petrović
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027805-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9378-7
... for these men to fulfill military tasks efficiently and harmoniously, but also gave them a common language that, however stiff, monotonous, and performative, enabled modalities of life that resulted in emotions, friendships, and meaningful experiences. embodiment drill habituation repetition ...
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027485-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9382-4
... The introduction theorizes deathlife and sets out some contextual considerations regarding its function. The history of the United States in relationship to Blackness is a history of demise—an often-denied performance of what this book names deathlife , which critiques the perspective...
Published: 24 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7313-1
... moʻokūʻauhau consciousness, including Joseph Poepoe’s care to record the moʻolelo and explain some of its many mele for generations of Hawaiians in a future he foresaw. Joseph Poepoe Hawaiian-language literature Pele Hiʻiakaikapoliopele Hawaiian-performance cartography In this chapter I analyze...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-081
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The traditional musical form known as the huayñu is a part of everyday life in the Andes. It is commonly heard over the radio and performed on frequent festive occasions. The kacharpaya is a dance performed especially at the end of a festival, and lyrics about parting and absence are its...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373131-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7313-1
... and ontologies of our kūpuna. These mele serve as examples of our kūpuna’s moʻokūʻauhau consciousness, including Joseph Poepoe’s care to record the moʻolelo and explain some of its many mele for generations of Hawaiians in a future he foresaw. Joseph Poepoe Hawaiian-language literature Pele...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375685-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7568-5
... programming about the revolution, Fidel Castro’s ongoing appearances on television, and changes in commercial television’s programming flow. The chapter also analyzes Castro’s appearances on U.S. panel shows to demonstrate how language, politics, and control of production influenced his televised...
Published: 20 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027287-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2728-7
... as a corrective to early gay club discrimination, Club Tempo as a refuge in an era of anti-immigrant politics, Chico as a millennial venue for new urban Latino masculinities, and the New Jalisco Bar during cycles of downtown gentrification. Latinx venues often share common elements, such as Spanish-language music...