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Governance and Human Resources

Geoffrey Jones

in Merchants to Multinationals: British Trading Companies in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249992
eISBN:
9780191596483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249997.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the management systems and human resources of British trading companies. Strategy and operating decisions were centralized on boards of directors. Professional managers were ... More


The Aftermath, Again

Michael Maizels

in Barry Le Va: The Aesthetic Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694686
eISBN:
9781452952314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694686.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines the frequent re-staging of Le Va’s art, which has been ongoing since the early 1970s. It interprets these re-stagings as historical precursors to the increasingly important ... More


Never Too Late: Antigone in a German Second World War Cemetery on the Italian Apennines

Martina Treu

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In 2006 two Italian directors, Gianluca Guidoti and Enrica Sangiovanni, staged Antigone at a German Military Cemetery in the Appennine Mountains between Florence and Bologna. This isolated cemetery ... More


Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

Melanie Kloetzel and Carolyn Pavlik (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034003
eISBN:
9780813039442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034003.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In recent years, site-specific dance has grown in popularity. In the wake of groundbreaking work by choreographers who left traditional performance spaces for other venues, more and more performances ... More


Introduction

Melanie Kloetzel and Carolyn Pavlik

in Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034003
eISBN:
9780813039442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034003.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Site-specific dances have been practiced for more than 40 years, in various public places across the country. These dances are termed site-specific since they serve as the inspiration as well as the ... More


Stephan Koplowitz

Melanie Kloetzel and Carolyn Pavlik

in Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034003
eISBN:
9780813039442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034003.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Stephan Koplowitz is known for developing multimedia works that are site-specific in various urban sites which are attributed with architectural significance. One of his works' first commissions was ... More


Heidi Duckler

Melanie Kloetzel and Carolyn Pavlik

in Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034003
eISBN:
9780813039442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034003.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Collage Dance Theatre is a Los Angeles-based site-specific dance company in which Heidi Duckler serves as the artistic director. Duckler values community and historical elements, and she is known for ... More


America’s Chinatown: Choreographing Illegible Collectivity

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This final chapter explores, first, the experience of walking in Chinatown in order to understand the site as not an isolated ethnic enclave, but a diverse, constantly fluctuating, contended space ... More


Replacing Home: From Primordial Hut to Digital Network in Contemporary Art

Jennifer Johung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672875
eISBN:
9781452947365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672875.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

From property deeds to shipping containers to wearable shelters to virtual spaces: what does it mean to draw a spatial boundary? To be at home? In a world in which notions of place are constantly ... More


Creating New Spaces of Politics: Nanay: A Testimonial Play

Geraldine Pratt

in Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669981
eISBN:
9781452946726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669981.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter describes the formation and development of Nanay: A Testimonial Play, an attempt by the author of this book and the Philippine Women Centre of British Columbia to bring their research on ... More


Boundary Issues: Reconsidering the Artist’s Sanction

K. E. Gover

in Art and Authority: Moral Rights and Meaning in Contemporary Visual Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198768692
eISBN:
9780191822056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768692.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter reconsiders Sherri Irvin’s theory of the ‘artist’s sanction,’ which articulates the authority of artists to determine the boundaries of ontologically innovative works of art through ... More


Epic Poetry into Contemporary Choreography: Two Twenty-First-Century Dance Adaptations of the Odyssey

Tom Sapsford

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers two recent dance adaptations of the Odyssey: New Movement Collective’s 2013 work Nest and Cathy Marston’s ‘Choreographing the Katabasis’, a project undertaken in 2015 at the ... More


Sounding a politics of place: acoustic communities, aesthetic colonization, and sound imperialism

Ming-Yuen S. Ma

in There is no soundtrack: Rethinking art, media, and the audio-visual contract

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142122
eISBN:
9781526155535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142139.00011
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The final chapter juxtaposes Clifford’s idea of an ‘ethnographic ear’ with contemporary media artworks that engage with the politics of location, geography, and landscape through sound and listening. ... More


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