Beauchesne, Kim

Performing Utopias in the Contemporary Americas

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Utopian Interventions and Their Relevance in the Contemporary Americas
Kim Beauchesne, Alessandra Santos

Part I. Mapping Utopias in Performance: Cross-Cultural (Dis)locations

2. A New (Anti) Manifesto for the Americas. Version 2015
Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Saul García López, Michèle Ceballos Michot

3. tangible cartographies: surviving the colonial/welcome to my house
Jayce Salloum, Manuel Piña

4. Flash: Butoh, Hip-Hop, and the Urban Body in Crisis
Michael Sakamoto

Part II. Indigenizing Utopian Performances: Colonial Legacies and Contemporary Challenges

5. Writing. First. Contacts?
Ayumi Goto, Peter Morin

6. Colonial Blanket for Peoples Who Refuse to Vanish
Afuwa Granger, Aerlyn Weissman

7. Masking Revolution: Subcomandante Marcos and the Contemporary Zapatista Movement
Brianne Orr-Álvarez

8. Utopic Cannibalism in Carlos Fausto, Leonardo Sette, and Takumã Kuikuro’s As Hiper Mulheres

Sarah Shamash

Part III. Political Manifestations and the Practice of Utopia: Global Connections

9. Real Utopias
Erik Olin Wright

10. No Suture: Rethinking Utopia Through J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace, the Occupy Movement, and Idle No More
Dan Adleman

11. Utopian Discourse and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis: Andrew Ross Sorkin’s and Curtis Hanson’s Too Big to Fail, and Antonio Muñoz Molina’s Todo lo que era sólido

Gabriela Badica

El Che de los Gays and Hija de Perra: Utopian Queer Performances in Postdictatorship Chile
Manuela Valle

Part IV. Utopia and the Performance of Social Identities: Negotiating Collective Subjectivities

13. Could Bilingual Radio Be Utopian? Latin American Sound Performance Through Radio in Western Canada
Carmen Miranda Barrios

14. Revisiting Utopias from the 1970s in Argentine Cinema (2003–2012)
Rita Grandis

15. The Utopian Impulse in the Videos of Pola Weiss (Mexico City, 1977–1990)
Gabriela Aceves Sepúlveda

16. Utopia in Ruins: The Ochagavía Hospital
Jon Beasley-Murray

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Latin American Culture, Cultural Theory, Democracy, Cultural Studies, Sociology of Culture

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