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Christine Adams

of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries stressed a more “relational” feminism, one that underlined the reciprocal relationship of men and women, and commended the performance of femininity and womanly allure by French women. 62 Like this

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Jeffrey Luppes, Klaus Berghahn, Meredith Heiser-Duron, Sara Jones, and Marcus Colla

the new society. Apologies become mere performances, however, if there is no involvement of the victims and no possibility for them to assert the “victim’s prerogative” to “set the terms for forgiving the wrongdoer” (206). The hollowness of this form

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Nathan Bracher

deliver a singular performance of what historians—from Herodotus and Thucydides in Ancient Greece to the many renowned practitioners of the craft 4 in their twentieth and twenty-first century workshops 5 —have always done best: they tell a story, in this

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Babette Babich

, Performance Practice and Technology (Burlington, 2013). 46 Edward Bernays, The Crystallization of Public Opinion (New York, 1923). 47 This constellation is enormously complicated. I discuss its implications elsewhere in Babette Babich, “O, Superman! or

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Pegida as a European Far-Right Populist Movement

Helga Druxes and Patricia Anne Simpson

Hafez cogently analyzes the failure of Pegida (Austria) as a social movement through an examination of its poor performance through three theoretical lenses: political opportunity structures, ideology, and resource mobilization. His careful assessment of

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The “Alternative for Germany”

Factors Behind its Emergence and Profile of a New Right-wing Populist Party

Frank Decker

European level were held in east German states in the late summer of 2014. The party’s results there exceeded their performance in the west, which state branches interpreted as evidence that their decision to move the AfD’s central focus away from the euro

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The Gallic Singularity

The Medieval and Early Modern Origins

Tracy Adams

Crawford, “Catherine de Médicis and the Performance of Political Motherhood,” Sixteenth Century Journal 31, 3 (2000): 643–674, doi:10.2307/2671075; and Katherine Crawford, Perilous Performances: Gender and Regency in Early Modern France (Cambridge, MA

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Political Campaigns and Civic Culture

Comparing Canvassing and Party Structures in the French and American 2012 Presidential Campaigns

Julien Talpin

performance of their champion—not about the personal motivations to engage in the campaign. By contrast, the volunteers encountered in the United States seem to avoid this type of situation. In Los Angeles, I was teamed with Lisa, a volunteer who was

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Michael Spanu and Jean-Marie Seca

connaissant ni la musique ni les membres du groupe avant le concert lui-même, ont tendance à juger plus froidement la performance. Ce public-là est d’ailleurs généralement en retrait. Il répond rarement corporellement à la musique. Il « examine » le concert

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Between Resistance and the State

Caribbean Activism and the Invention of a National Memory of Slavery in France

Itay Lotem

Minister Dominique de Villepin and the presidents of the Sénat and the Assemblée nationale, and bore the mark of a classically republican ceremony. It began with expected tributes to Caribbean culture—readings of Aimé Césaire and performances by