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The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies brings together, in a single volume, reviews of the major research in performance studies and identifies directions for further investigation. It is the only comprehensive collection on the theories, methods, politics, and practices of performance relating to life and culture. Edited by D. Soyini Madison and Judith Hamera, this Handbook serves scholars and students across the disciplines by delineating the scope of the field, the critical and interpretive methods used, and the theoretical and ethical presumptions that guide work in this exciting and growing area.

Pedagogy on the Move: New Intersections in (Between) the Educative and the Performative
Pedagogy on the move: New intersections in (between) the educative and the performative

Itook my first academic position in fall of 1999 as an assistant professor of educational foundations. The move was only the latest in a long line of disciplinary transgressions. I had BA degrees in economics and English, MA degrees in English and American studies, and a PhD in speech communication. Like many my story was uneven, emergent, driven by personal circumstance and accident as much as intellectual planning and foresight. Nevertheless, there seemed a particular logic to this latest move. I had spent the better part of the decade interrogating the cultural phenomenon of hip-hop music and culture. While my ...

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