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Speaking Sculpture: Images and their potency (Kalamazoo 2016 session)

CFP: Session at the International Congress on Medieval Studies
University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 12 – 15, 2016

Deadline: September 15, 2015

Speaking Sculpture: Images and their Potency… 418 more words

Sculpture

Ode to Mary

I don’t mind Diva personalities, so long as the Diva knows her boundaries of propriety. I am all for drama with flourish, poise and elegance. My own parallel existence in this neurotypical dominated world hinges a lot on performativity anyway. 406 more words

Coping

Performative Histori-city, Part III/III

Author: Aliki Kylika

This text discusses the importance of collective memory within public space.  The notion of ‘performative space’ is introduced, as one that evokes memory and emotion and provides ground for action or contains profound traces of past action. 2,034 more words
Space

Performative Histori-city, Part II/III

Author: Aliki Kylika

This text discusses the importance of collective memory within public space. The notion of ‘performative space’ is introduced, as one that evokes memory and emotion and provides ground for action or contains profound traces of past action. 1,160 more words
Space

Performative Histori-city, Part I/III

Author: Aliki Kylika

This text discusses the importance of collective memory within public space.  The notion of ‘performative space’ is introduced, as one that evokes memory and emotion and provides ground for action or contains profound traces of past action. 937 more words
Space

Be-ers Versus Do-Ers: Ad Hominem Criticisms, Performativity and "Metaphysical" Categories

To say, “Is someone an x, y, z?” sometimes has a clear-cut answer.

Were George W. Bush and Tony Blair warmongers? Yes.
Was Churchill a eugenicist? 296 more words

Butler and bodies in alliance

I’ve been inspired by Judith Butler‘s work in all sorts of ways – most recently by her discussions of performance, performativity and bodies in spaces that helped me make sense of the events that unfolded in Tahrir Square (see… 324 more words

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