Amich, Candice

Performance, Feminism and Affect in Neoliberal Times

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Elin Diamond, Denise Varney, Candice Amich

Part I. Affect, Performance, and the Neoliberal State

2. The Affective Performance of State Love
Sue-Ellen Case

3. ‘Not Now, Not Ever’: Julia Gillard and the Performative Power of Affect
Denise Varney

4. Performing Sovereignty Against Jurisprudential Death in an Australian State of Exception
Sandra D’Urso

5. Imagining Love in a Neoliberal Japan: Yanagi Miwa’s Elevator Girl

Nobuko Anan

6. Nisti Stêrk’s Affective Spaces in For Sweden With the Times (För Sverige i tiden!)

Christina Svens

Part II. Violence and Performance Activism

7. Raging On: The Politics of Violence in the Work of Jesusa Rodríguez and Liliana Felipe
Diana Taylor

8. The Limits of Witness: Regina José Galindo and Neoliberalism’s Gendered Economies of Violence
Candice Amich

9. Protesting Violence: Feminist Performance Activism in Contemporary India
Bishnupriya Dutt

10. My Cunt, My Rules! Feminist Sextremist Activism in Neoliberal Europe
Tiina Rosenberg

Part III. Global Spectacles

11. Mapping Abramović, from Affect to Emotion
Marla Carlson

12. Virtuosity: Dance, Entrepreneurialism, and Nostalgia in Stage Irish Performance
Aoife Monks

13. Neoliberal Postfeminism, Neo-burlesque, and the Politics of Affect in the Performances of Moira Finucane
Sarah French

14. Buy One, Get One Free: The Dance Body for the Indian Film and Television Industry
Urmimala Sarkar Munsi

15. Affecting the Apparatus: Queer Feminist Re/Decodings in the Digital Dramaturgy Lab, Toronto
Antje Budde

Part IV. Resistance and Theatre Politics

16. When Will They Hear Our Voices? Historicizing Gender, Performance, and Neoliberalism in the 1930s
Charlotte M. Canning

17. Voices of the 880,000 Won Generation: Precarity and Contemporary Korean Theatre
Jung-Soon Shim

18. Female Actors in Swaang: Negotiating the Neoliberal Performance Scenario in Post-1991 India
Vibha Sharma

19. A Woman Artist in the Neoliberal Chilean Jungle
María José Contreras Lorenzini

Part V. Affect and Site-Specific Performance

20. Feminism, Assemblage, and Performance: Kara Walker in Neoliberal Times
Elin Diamond

21. Feeling Out of Place: The ‘Affective Dissonance’ of the Feminist Spectator in The Boys of Foley Street

Shonagh Hill

22. The Flesh and the Remains: Looking at the Work of Berna Reale
Ana Bernstein

23. Precarity, Performance, and Activism in Recent Works by Ito Tari and Yamashiro Chikako
Rebecca Jennison

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Performing Arts, Contemporary Theatre, Feminism, Cultural Studies

Publication year
Contemporary Performance InterActions
Page amount
18 pages
Printed ISBN

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