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Contesting performance: global sites of research

Contesting performance: global sites of research

Roms, Heike; Wee, C. J. Wan-ling; McKenzie, Jon, 1960-

Contesting Performance is a collection of essays by international scholars that addresses the global development of performance research in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The collection functions as a critical reader on diverse approaches to studying performance that contest dominant paradigms of performance studies

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Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Jon McKenzie, Heike Roms, and C.J.W.-L. Wee
ISBN: 0230279422, 9780230008458, 9780230279421
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xiv, 261 p.
Series: Performance interventions
Subject: Performance; Performance.; Theater.; Theatre; Research; Performing arts.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: Performance interventions.
Other formats: Also available in printed form.


  1. Notes on Contributors Introduction: Contesting Performance in an Age of Globalization
  2. J.McKenzie, C.J.W.-L.Wee & H.Roms PART I: INSTITUTIONALIZING PERFORMANCE STUDIES The Many Lives of Performance: The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
  3. D.Taylor Interdisciplinary Field or Emerging Discipline?: Performance Studies at the University of Sydney
  4. G.McAuley The Practice Turn: Performance and the British Academy
  5. H.Roms Rhetoric in Ruins: Performance Studies, Speech, and the 'Americanization' of the American University
  6. S.Jackson Performance Studies in Japan
  7. U.Tadashi& T.Yuichiro PART II: CONTESTING THE ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE THROUGH PERFORMANCE Between Antipodality and Relational Performance: Performance Studies in Australia
  8. E.Scheer& P.Eckersall Critical Writing and Performance Studies: The Case of Slovenian Journal Maska
  9. B.Kunst 'Say as I Do': Performance Research in Singapore
  10. R.Langenbach& P.Rae The Performance of Performance Research: A Report from Germany
  11. S.Peters Translate, or Else: Marking the Global Troubles of Performance Research in Croatia
  12. ?.Feldman& M.Blazevi? PART III: THE POWER OF PERFORMANCE PRACTICE Performing Postcoloniality in the Moroccan Scene: Emerging Sites of Hybridity
  13. K.Amine Searching for the Contemporary in the Traditional: Contemporary Indonesian Dance in Southeast Asia
  14. S.Murgiyanto Word and Action in Israeli Performance
  15. S.Aronson-Lehavi& F.Rokem Democratic Actors and Post-Apartheid Drama: Contesting Performance in Contemporary South Africa
  16. L.Kruger Index