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Flying above Bloodshed

Performative Protest in the Scared City of Damascus

Ziad Adwan

opposing what the state media propagates. Therefore, flying demonstrators rebel and show the act of rebellion simultaneously. In Performance Studies , Richard Schechner (2002) associates performance with several activities and suggests that “to perform

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Creative Practices/Resistant Acts

Nesreen Hussein and Iain MacKenzie

different theoretical, methodological, and philosophical approaches ideally extends one of our aims, exemplified in our collaboration as coeditors. Bringing together discourses from the fields of theater, performance studies, literature, and politics plays

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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

thank Olivia Kindle for her invitation to participate in the Sixth Seminar of Performance Studies at Colegio de San Luis A.C. in September 2016, where I discussed in detail the religious foundations of capoeira Angola. I also thank Pedro Ovando, Rodrigo

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Performance, Power, Exclusion, and Expansion in Anthropological Accounts of Protests

Aet Annist

:// . Fuentes , Marcela A. 2017 . “ Performance, Politics, and Protest .” In What is Performance Studies? ed. Diana Taylor and Marcos Steuernagel . ( Durham : Duke University Press ). http