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Festivals in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain: An Introduction

Teofilo F. Ruiz

in A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of festivals in late medieval and early modern Spain. Whether meant to impress and lord over neighbors, friends, or foes, or to promote and enhance ... More


Greek Festivals and the Ritual Process: An Inquiry into the Olympia-cum-Heraia and the Great Dionysia

Synnøve des Bouvrie

in Greek and Roman Festivals: Content, Meaning, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199696093
eISBN:
9780191745744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696093.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Archaeology: Classical

Our knowledge of ancient festivals is rather extensive, the evidence telling much about what people were doing, but not why they were doing it, for example, in some cases the ritual process can be ... More


Media and Opinion Formation: Toward a New Theory of Deliberative Politics

Ronald N. Jacobs

in The Space of Opinion: Media Intellectuals and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797929
eISBN:
9780199944170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797929.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 3 develops a cultural sociological model of the space of opinion and its role in democratic deliberation. It analyzes three waves of media theory which have shaped thinking about news and ... More


Saving Business from Culture: Cross-Cultural Training and Multicultural Performances

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Culture plays a central role in why workers go overseas and the challenges they encounter. This chapter looks at how the culture concept has been addressed within the business community and ... More


The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Steven Mullaney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226547633
eISBN:
9780226117096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226117096.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The crises of faith that traumatized Reformation Europe precipitated crises of individual and collective identity. Structures of feeling and structures of belief underwent a lasting transformation; ... More


Intertwining Folklore and Rhetoric: Cultural Performance, Acknowledgment, and Social Justice

Christine L. Garlough

in Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter consolidates the ideas and arguments put forth in the book. As argued in the previous chapters, the presence and prevalence of hate speech performed in everyday contexts has often made ... More


Putting Space between Men: Male Relationships in Everyday Photography at Midcentury

John Ibson

in The Mourning After: Loss and Longing among Midcentury American Men

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226576541
eISBN:
9780226576718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226576718.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The author maintains that vernacular photographs-commonly in the form of snapshots, not professional portraits-have been underappreciated as a cultural performance that does cultural work. Displaying ... More


Aims, Frames, and Gains: Context, Curatorship, and Building Cultural Capital

Daniel E. Sheehy

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Focusing on two Festival music projects in Latin American/American Latino communities, the author (director and curator of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings) demonstrates the relationship between the ... More


Campus Prominence: Collegiate Literary Societies in Nineteenth-Century Lexington

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The victory parade that followed the 1896 oratorical contest in the streets of Lexington served as a manifestation of one of the student group's oldest traditions. Even before the war, public ... More


A Peek Through Ragged Tent Flaps and Heaven's Door: Concerts That Rupture and Bond

Keila Diehl

in Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230439
eISBN:
9780520936003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230439.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on public music concerts in Dharamsala. It explains that by juxtaposing Hindi, English, Nepali and Tibetan songs, these concerts profoundly revealing cultural performances in ... More


Introduction: Structures of Feeling and the Reformation of Emotions

Steven Mullaney

in The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226547633
eISBN:
9780226117096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226117096.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The introduction clarifies the use of “social emotions” and discusses the concept in relation to debates over the nature and historicity of emotions in the social sciences and the humanities. It ... More


Introduction: Postdenominational Evangelicalism, Saddleback Church, and the Postsuburbs

Justin G. Wilford

in Sacred Subdivisions: The Postsuburban Transformation of American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725351
eISBN:
9780814708309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725351.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter presents postsuburban evangelical megachurches as cultural performances, and develops an explanation of both evangelical and megachurch popularity that does not forestall ... More


Ngoma Dialogue Circles (Ngoma-Dice): Combating HIV/AIDS Using Local Cultural Performance in Kenya

Mjomba Majalia

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter draws on its author’s experience as a head teacher and community organizer among the Taita people of Kenya to provide an account of HIV education through drama. The chapter notes how ... More


“There’s a Meeting Here Tonight”: Baptist Modalities

Jerrilyn McGregory

in Downhome Gospel: African American Spiritual Activism in Wiregrass Country

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737820
eISBN:
9781604737837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737820.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the views of African Americans of Wiregrass County on how the repetition of cultural performances complies with a cyclical time orientation. It explains that Baptists have ... More


Frontier Matters: Irrelevance, Romanticism, and Transformation of Hunza Society

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines Hunza during the postconquest era which started in 1891, the year when the region completely fell to the British Empire. Using frontier settlement and administration as a ... More


The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Gregory Barz and Judah Cohen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book enters into the many worlds of expression brought forth across Africa by the ravaging presence of HIV/AIDS. Africans and non-Africans, physicians and social scientists, journalists and ... More


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