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Queering Protest

Jodi Rios

in Black Lives and Spatial Matters: Policing Blackness and Practicing Freedom in Suburban St. Louis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750465
eISBN:
9781501750496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750465.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter uses a framework of queer theory to argue that the particular aesthetic and affect of resistance in North St. Louis County made visible the extreme violence of the state in addition to ... More


Ecstasy-Belonging in Madagascar and Brazil

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance

Choreomania became distinctly political. Missionary physicians and neuroscientists stationed in Madagascar and Brazil compared trance-like revolutionary uprisings to the literature on choreomania. ... More


The Dancing Body on the Line: An Introduction

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction first considers the movement for a National Dance Law (2008–), which aims to establish infrastructure and federal funding for all genres of dance in Buenos Aires and throughout the ... More


Coda: Moving Fields, Modernity, and the Bacchic Chorus

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

Modernity can be understood as the cultivation of a fantasy about the past: in the case of choreomania, this ‘past’ was imagined as a rumbling horde, a Bacchic chorus against which purposeful ... More


Jazz Music and Its Choreographies of Listening

Christi Jay Wells

in Between Beats: The Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197559277
eISBN:
9780197559314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197559277.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Through an interrogation of hybrid social dance/jazz concert events held in Atlanta in 1938, this chapter presents the book’s guiding questions and methods, which also stem from the author’s own ... More


Choreopolitics: Reclaiming Cultural Labour in the Act of Gaddar and Jana Natya Mandali

Brahma Prakash

in Cultural Labour: Conceptualizing the 'Folk Performance' in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199490813
eISBN:
9780199095858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490813.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Folk Literature

Whether it has been the case of Kabir Kala Manch (KKM) in Maharashtra or Jana Naṭya Manḍali (JNM) in Andhra Pradesh, the labouring bodies of subaltern communities have made their presence felt by ... More


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