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The Race for Third

Small Parties in the 2017 Bundestag Election

David F. Patton

parties in turn, and considers their recent performances, their goals, campaign strategies, and election results. Finally, it examines why their electoral gains have not led to greater executive power. Growing Support for the Lesser Parties: A Long

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The Magic of Bureaucracy

Repatriation as Ceremony

Laura Peers

ceremonies we usually think of as part of repatriation events are Indigenous—prayer, song, and dance—the administrative actions involved in repatriation are also ceremonies in the anthropological sense, performances of corporate identity and relations of

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Vasiliki P. Neofotistos

are traced to Alexander the Great, not to Slavic tribes that settled in the Balkans in the sixth and seventh centuries, as posited by the socialist regime in the former Yugoslavia. In the process, as I will show, the performance of the national

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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

circle called a roda ( Lewis 1992 ). Other capoeira players typically help the audience form the circle, and advanced practitioners are the ones in charge of playing the live music that accompanies the performance. Depending on styles, different

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Repatriation and Ritual, Repatriation as Ritual

Laura Peers, Lotten Gustafsson Reinius, and Jennifer Shannon

survival. The editors and authors of this special section of Museum Worlds have taken a different set of perspectives. We explore repatriation as ritual: a set of highlighted performances enacting cosmological beliefs for a special purpose, deeply

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Assessing and Adapting Rituals That Reproduce a Collectivity

The Large-Scale Rituals of the Repkong Tantrists in Tibet

Nicolas Sihlé

In discussions on processes of ritual assessment and modification, the rituals examined are most often of a ‘performance-centered’ nature. 1 I am drawing here on Atkinson’s (1989: 14–15) useful distinction between ‘liturgy-centered’ and

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India Halstead

for just one exquisite second to meet at the egg's innermost heart. —Rebecca Horn, A Rather Wild Flirtation Rebecca Horn's art both constrains and resists constraint. 1 Her kinetic sculptures and performance pieces play on the struggle

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Assessment rubrics

Thinking inside the boxes

Cary Bennett

for qualitative rating of authentic or complex student work’. There are two general rubric assessment approaches: holistic and analytical. Holistic rubrics are used to engender an overall judgement on the quality of performance, whereas an analytical

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No Sabras in the Fields?

Sabra Artists in The Cameri Theatre, 1945–1953

Leah Gilula

Commedia Dell'arte—the actors walked on stage freely, moved naturally, and used makeup sparingly. This was completely unlike Habima's and Ohel's performances, which were directed and acted in an expressionistic style, with the actors’ movements stiff, their

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Thebes Troutman as Traveling Tween

Revising the Family Story

Margaret Steffler

take on the voices of others is part of a compulsive performance of trying on cultures, races, ethnicities, ages, and classes outside her own as she strives to reach beyond her identity and limitations as a “little white kid.” Thebes’s language is