Feminist ethnography and performance

by Judy Burns

Publisher: Women & Performance Project, Inc., at New York University/Tisch School of the Arts, Dept. of Performance Studies in New York, N.Y

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Feminist theory,
  • Ethnology,
  • Performance art,
  • Women in the theater,
  • Feminism and theater

Edition Notes

Statementeditors Susan Slyomovics and Judy Burns
SeriesWomen & performance -- v.5, no. 1-2.
ContributionsTisch School of the Arts. Women & Performance Project
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26579811M
LC Control Number89649452

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"Critical Ethnography is a passionate, wise, and wonderful book – even more commanding and evocative in its second edition, which adds new research examples, emerging moments in critical autoethnographies, and perfomative writing.

In Madison’s vision, doing fieldwork seeps into and stretches out the lived world that we inhabit with others /5(11). sole subjects, authors, or audiences of feminist ethnography. Various forms of critical ethnography might thus productively be read as feminist ethnography.

As a means of gauging the historical production of feminist ethnographic texts, I propose to examine four time.

Although feminist ethnography is an emerging genre, the question of what the term means remains open. Recent texts that fall under this rubric rely on unexamined notions of.

An excellent book that does a great job dismantling the obsession with the "objective" in academic research and foregrounds a feminist (women of color) methodology towards research. Visweswaran makes a strong argument for narratives as Feminist ethnography and performance book form of ethnography that situate the researcher within the work/research/5(5).

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Book Description. This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears.

Blackgirl Blogs, Auto/ethnography, and Crunk Feminism Robin M. Boylorn Growing up in rural North Carolina I could have gone my entire life without ever hearing the word “feminist.” The first time I heard it I didn’t know what it meant.

It sounded awkward, vulgar, and derogatory, and when I was asked if. The series Woman and Performance: a Journal of Feminist Theory, of which Feminist ethnography and performance is part, certainly contributes valuably to this reconstruction. As Avanthi Meduri, in her piece 'Western Feminist Theory, Asian Indian Performance, and a.

Feminist Activist Ethnography book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Writing in the wake of neoliberalism, where human rights and /5(5). Despite these earlier studies made on women’s experiences, feminist ethnography only emerged as a recognized method of inquiry in the s and s because of the growing feminist movements.

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These collections of selected papers are also published as books and are available. Feminist anthropology is a four-field approach to anthropology (archeological, biological, cultural, linguistic) that seeks to transform research findings, anthropological hiring practices, and the scholarly production of knowledge, using insights from feminist theory.

To approach this issue, I will reflect on the book Lionheart Gal and the arguments Enslin () brings forth to stipulate that this book is an example for a successful feminist ethnography. The book combines historical and cultural studies analyses with ethnographic work to examine the figure of the ‘educated girl’ in colonial India and postcolonial Pakistan.

Her work has appeared in Signs, Feminist Theory, Comparative Studies of South Asia and the Middle East, Gender and Education, and Feminist Media Studies, among others. Can There Be A Feminist Ethnography.

Article in Women & Performance a journal of feminist theory 5(1) June with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. View Feminist Ethnography Research Papers on for free. Happel, A. ―Ritualized Girling: School Uniforms and the Performance of Gender." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA, November, A FEMINIST ETHNOGRAPHY OF AN ALL GIRLS‘ AFTER-SCHOOL CLUB by Alison Anne Happel.

Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures. It is designed to explore cultural phenomena where the researcher observes society from the point of view of the subject of the study.

An ethnography is a means to represent graphically and in writing the culture of a group. The book presents a fresh new look at critical ethnography by emphasizing the significance of ethics and performance in the art and politics of fieldwork.

The productive links between theory and method are celebrated in this title. Theoretical concepts range from queer theory, feminist theory, and critical race theory to Marxism and phenomenology. This review essay illustrates how changes in the conception of gender define the historical production of feminist ethnography in four distinct periods.

In the first period (–), biological sex was seen to determine social roles, and gender was not seen as separable from sex, though it was beginning to emerge as an analytical category. The second period (–) marks the. This article explores the relevance of the ethnographic study of the Internet for feminist scholars interested in families.

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You can find answers to these fundamental questions in D. Soyini Madison’s engaging and highly multidisciplinary Third Edition of Critical Ethnography: Methods, Ethics, and Performance.

The book presents a fresh new look at critical ethnography by emphasizing the significance of ethics and performance in the art and politics of fieldwork. book review The Hundreds by Lauren Berlant and Kathleen Stewart with contributions from Andrew Causey, Susan Lepselter, Fred Moten, and Stephen Muecke, Durham and London, Duke University Press,pp., $ (paperback), ISBN Many feminist scholars have identified ethnographic methods as ideally suited to feminist research because its contextual, experiential approach to knowledge eschews the false dualisms of positivism and, drawing upon such traditionally female strengths as empathy and human concern, allows for an egalitarian, reciprocal relationship between knower and known.

The book presents a fresh new look at critical ethnography by emphasizing the significance of ethics and performance in the art and politics of fieldwork. The productive links between theory and method are celebrated in this title. Theoretical concepts range from queer theory, feminist theory, and critical race theory to Marxism and s: 4.(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This collection reengages 20th century debates on feminist ethnography in a 21st century context.

It serves as a critical dialog about the possibilities for feminist ethnography in the 21st century-at the intersection of engaged feminist research and collective activism.Search this site: Humanities. Architecture and Environmental Design; Art History.