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Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, Lisa B. Thompson analyzes Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr.’s play Dancin’ the Down Low . She posits that the play queers traditional notions of black masculinity, paying particular attention to the various functions of the play’s dancing metaphor. In the end, Thompson applauds the play’s...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... Dancin’ the Down Low the down low HIV/AIDS black men black women ...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... black masculinity queerness the down low (the DL) black women ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, John Keene interviews Dancin’ the Down Low creator Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr. McCune discusses his intellectual and artistic trajectory and asserts that his performance work is a form of activism. He contends, for example, that DL men being blamed for the rise of new cases of HIV...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
...Part V In this chapter, Lisa B. Thompson analyzes Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr.’s play Dancin’ the Down Low . She posits that the play queers traditional notions of black masculinity, paying particular attention to the various functions of the play’s dancing metaphor. In the end, Thompson applauds...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373278-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7327-8
... Chapter 1 examines the forms of space-time expansion that are endemic to globalization. The chapter contextualizes the diminishing economic activity of low-skilled workers in Romania by contrasting the idleness of communist-era breadlines with the boredom of homelessness and unemployment...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... of normative gender and reworked local government into a proactive regulatory force. This did not indicate a shift from a “wide-open” frontier town to a “locked-down” police state, but it did signal the debut of a proactive local government that assumed new responsibilities for the social and moral order...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... congress in the mining district of Siglo XX from 20 to 22 October 1986. Two months earlier, the government had forcibly shut down a major protest march responding to the mining crisis and the massive layoffs of workers in the state mining sector. The political statement issued by the fstmb contained...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... ensued while Ruth Polsky took on the role of hiring live bands. Danceteria Jim Fouratt Rudolf Piper Ruth Polsky Club 57 Mudd Club Fired by Jim Fouratt during the attempt to open Danceteria, Bobby Bradley and Alan Mace took over down-and-out bar the Pyramid Cocktail Lounge, relaunching...