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Wrapped In Greek Robes Of Spirituality: The Historic Context For Isadora Duncan's Dance Performances, Anthony Shay 2017 Pomona College

Wrapped In Greek Robes Of Spirituality: The Historic Context For Isadora Duncan's Dance Performances, Anthony Shay

Pomona Faculty Publications and Research

In this paper I want to address Craig and Duncan’s shared interest in ancient Greek art, which is the context within which Isadora Duncan developed her art, the various influences that inspired her choreography, and the historical time period that influenced the decisions that she made. I want to make several preliminary comments before proceeding to the main claim that I am making, which is that Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis, and other “barefoot” dancers were not the mothers or grandmothers or inventors of modern dance, as is repeated as if it were a religious tenet of faith in ...


Encountering Greek American Soundscapes, Anthony Shay 2017 Pomona College

Encountering Greek American Soundscapes, Anthony Shay

Pomona Faculty Publications and Research

For this chapter I will look at Greek American music making through the eyes of a non-Greek, my younger self, who enjoyed and sought out this musical tradition for over fifty years, primarily as a folk dance enthusiast. For the international recreational dancer of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, Greek music has rich melodic lines and many different rhythmic patterns (5/8; 7/8; 9/8, etc.) that attracted many individuals of Anglo American background like me to learn these dances, especially in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s when recreational and performance folk dance constituted a major leisure-time activity for ...


A Rainbow Of Iranian Masculinities: Raqqas, A Type Of Iranian Male Image, Anthony Shay 2017 Pomona College

A Rainbow Of Iranian Masculinities: Raqqas, A Type Of Iranian Male Image, Anthony Shay

Pomona Faculty Publications and Research

In this essay, I will explore the male dancer in the Iranian world, and how he came to occupy this abject position (dance, according to Zainab Stellar, being regarded by many conservative elements in Iranian society today as "the worst possible behavior of an undisciplined body in public, and symbol of all vice" (2011, 235)). Lotfollah “Lotfi” Mansouri, the renowned opera director and producer, recounted at a dinner that I attended (January 27, 2002 Peyvand Organization, San Jose), how one day as a student at UCLA, he entered Schonberg Music Hall and heard opera for the first time. He was ...


Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department of Performing and Visual Arts 2016 Nova Southeastern University

Art Infested Water, Nova Southeastern University Department Of Performing And Visual Arts

Department of Performing and Visual Arts Newsletters

Art Infested Water Volume 1


Stack And Bend, Ngoc “Knock” Ho 2016 Jagged Vertical Dance Fitness

Stack And Bend, Ngoc “Knock” Ho

The STEAM Journal

An excerpt on body contortion.


Acting Is Repetition, Job Barnett 2016 Cal Poly Pomona

Acting Is Repetition, Job Barnett

The STEAM Journal

A short discussion of repetition in acting.


Transforming Body, Angelina Prendergast 2016 Claremont Colleges

Transforming Body, Angelina Prendergast

The STEAM Journal

This is a reflection about the use of balls for body therapy.


Book Reviews, Nathan Tebokkel, Riley McDonald, Jacob Evoy 2016 University of British Columbia

Book Reviews, Nathan Tebokkel, Riley Mcdonald, Jacob Evoy

The Word Hoard

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Our Villains, Ourselves: On Sf, Villainy, And... Margaret Atwood?, Greg Bechtel 2016 Western University

Our Villains, Ourselves: On Sf, Villainy, And... Margaret Atwood?, Greg Bechtel

The Word Hoard

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The Dialectic Of Fantasy Displacement And Uncanny Allegory In The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy, David Christopher 2016 University of Victoria

The Dialectic Of Fantasy Displacement And Uncanny Allegory In The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy, David Christopher

The Word Hoard

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The Adjunctpod, Ross Bullen 2016 OCAD University

The Adjunctpod, Ross Bullen

The Word Hoard

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Vegas, Stripped: On Returning For A National Teacher’S Conference, Elizabeth Johnston 2016 Monroe Community College

Vegas, Stripped: On Returning For A National Teacher’S Conference, Elizabeth Johnston

The Word Hoard

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The Trouble With Jerry, Philip Glennie 2016 The University of Western Ontario

The Trouble With Jerry, Philip Glennie

The Word Hoard

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Gutless, Bridget Canning 2016 Western University

Gutless, Bridget Canning

The Word Hoard

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Archetype, Fantasy, And Vital Outrage: A Conversation With Sarah Marshall, Sarah Marshall, Meghan O'Hara 2016 The University of Western Ontario

Archetype, Fantasy, And Vital Outrage: A Conversation With Sarah Marshall, Sarah Marshall, Meghan O'Hara

The Word Hoard

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The Personally Ugly And Socially Unacceptable: Villains By Choice Nature, Or Circumstances?, Justyna Stiepanow 2016 University of Gdańsk

The Personally Ugly And Socially Unacceptable: Villains By Choice Nature, Or Circumstances?, Justyna Stiepanow

The Word Hoard

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There Emigrate Bullets, Andy Verboom 2016 Western University

There Emigrate Bullets, Andy Verboom

The Word Hoard

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The Renegade Poets, David Huebert 2016 Western University

The Renegade Poets, David Huebert

The Word Hoard

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Beyond The Bandit: Dispossession And Recovery In Paulo Morelli’S City Of Men, Kate Lawless 2016 Huron University College

Beyond The Bandit: Dispossession And Recovery In Paulo Morelli’S City Of Men, Kate Lawless

The Word Hoard

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Bandits And Biopolitics: Power, Control, And Exploitation In Cidade Dos Homens (2007), Stephen A. Cruikshank 2016 University of Alberta

Bandits And Biopolitics: Power, Control, And Exploitation In Cidade Dos Homens (2007), Stephen A. Cruikshank

The Word Hoard

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