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Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-143
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... as canonical texts, methodologies of study, objects of analysis, expertise, sources of knowledge, and systems of transmission. This closing chapter brings together words from many of the leading figures in performance studies to speculate on how we can better understand the powerful weapon that is performance...
Published: 03 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391227-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9122-7
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... black queer art black queer studies performance studies ...
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By Diana Taylor
Published: 15 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... Performance studies disciplines methodologies object of analysis knowledge ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... then analyzes selected scenes from Strange Fruit to argue that Johnson employs performance studies sensibilities to destabilize essentialist notions of black queer male identity. black queer art black queer studies performance studies ...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
.... Brody then analyzes selected scenes from Strange Fruit to argue that Johnson employs performance studies sensibilities to destabilize essentialist notions of black queer male identity. black queer art black queer studies performance studies In this chapter, Bernadette Marie Calafell...
Published: 01 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... music music studies aesthetics performance critical musicology ...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373339-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7333-9
... The introduction situates the book within the field of performance studies, describing how performative histories have a unique ability to alter how we make history and conjure memory. It theorizes key concepts such as the archive, race in a South African context, the body, and gesture...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... recognizability as a human activity (performance), object (inscription), and sensibility (mode of listening) can work to elevate its conceptual status above scrutiny. This entry highlights how music has been naturalized in three principal ways: as science, as art, and as performance. In relation to sound studies...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374848-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
... in the realm of religion. This chapter introduces the concepts of the body as center, conduit, and catalyst and also defines the three Kongo everyday cultural performances of interest (bimpampa, makinu, and zakama). The chapter discusses the methods used in the study, including participant observation...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374848-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
... the significance of this study for research on embodied practices across the Atlantic in the New World. methods performance New World embodiment authority ...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... inconspicuousness. The chapter draws on the resources of performance studies to offer a critique of the pseudoscience informing behavior detection. Israeli security behavioral psychology affect public body suspicion ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
..., Feb20 liberated multiple possibilities for the co-imbrication of sex, gender, culture, and politics. The chapter examines these inaugurations by studying embodied discursive, performative, and artistic spaces initiated or expanded by Feb20 as forms of aesthetic citizenship. At the peak of the Arab...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373667-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
... Through the concept of “rayano consciousness,” the chapter theorizes the Haitian-Dominican border within the framework of border studies. Encompassing the multiplicity of borders—transnational, interethnic and multilinguistic—that characterize the Dominican experience on and beyond the island...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... With the publication of her first novel in 1990, writer/performer Jessica Hagedorn emerged onto the national literary scene in the midst of U.S. culture wars. The era’s two critical currents of liberal multiculturalism and postcolonial studies impacted how scholars and readers figured Hagedorn’s...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... to the bare life and biopolitics discourse exemplified by the work of Giorgio Agamben and Michel Foucault to reveal the pressing need to make the insights of ethnic studies and black feminism foundational to the study of modern humanity. indigeneity performance Hawaiʻi Cocoa Chandelier ...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... The introduction provides a performance-based analysis of airport security. The aesthetics of transparency is used to moralize biopolitical distinctions drawn between populations presumed capable of reflexive governance and those excluded from the project of risk management. In the post-9/11 era...
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...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... This essay offers an ethnographic entrée into Havana’s annual Hip Hop Festival as a site of overlapping and, at times, asymmetrical articulations of revolutionary internationalism at the millennial turn. The performative terrain of Cuban hip hop, Perry argues, offers a dynamic space in which...