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Rebecca M. Schreiber

refugees. Here the students incorporated elements of their performance representing their experiences onto the mural that formed a wall of the Embassy of the Refugee . The representation of their embodied performance on this section of the mural, in which

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Co-constituting Bodyguarding Practice through Embodied Reflexivity

Methodological Reflections from the Field

Paul Higate

kinds of embodied performance on my part, some of which remain intuitive, and others closely monitored as a key element of reflexivity in the field. Conceived of as irreducible elements of agency, David Morgan (1992 ) argues that bodies can be both

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Race and the Micropolitics of Mobility

Mobile Autoethnography on a South African Bus Service

Bradley Rink

passengers, as my body interacts with the mobile assemblage of vehicle, passengers, and goods. Seated on the aisle in the first row, I am part of the embodied performance required of each passenger who boards or alights: Some glide smoothly past me; others

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Mark C. J. Stoddart and Paula Graham

on the interplay of culture, political and economic structures, and the embodied performances of humans and nonhuman nature. Our analysis demonstrates that tourist places move through a process of “double translation,” which is characterized by

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The Magic of Bureaucracy

Repatriation as Ceremony

Laura Peers

-based interaction with ancestors constitute embodied performances of distinctive identity, cosmology, and values to themselves, museum staff, and other witnesses representing mainstream society. To perform identity in such settings is an emphatic declaration of

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Around Abby Day’s Believing in Belonging

Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Christopher R. Cotter, Grace Davie, James A. Beckford, Saliha Chattoo, Mia Lövheim, Manuel A. Vásquez, and Abby Day

felt in social relations and fundamentally shaped by the material, social, and historical conditions in which people live their daily lives. Day’s understanding of belief as embodied performance, fundamentally located in the experience of belonging, has

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Peter Lurie, Antonio Sanna, Hansen Hsu, Ella Houston, and Kristof van Baarle

embodied performance as endlessly open to analysis. Specifically, in a media studies class, the analysis of certain gestures in cultural texts, for example advertisements, could be critically developed through interdisciplinary engagement with studies of

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Intimidation, reassurance, and invisibility

Israeli security agents in the Old City of Jerusalem

Erella Grassiani and Lior Volinz

performances aimed at different audiences. Cook and Whowell (2011) insightfully call for an analysis of policing as an embodied performance, and we think the case of Jerusalem fits well within this perspective. By drawing on Butler’s work on performance, they

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Dan Avnon, Nitzan Lebovic, Raymond Cohen, Elie Friedman, Sara Helman, Gad Barzilai, and Ari Ariel

watermelon’ or ‘Hebrew banana’—the Zionists transformed mundane food items into national icons. Buying these items became a patriotic act, while eating them signaled an embodied performance of the Hebrew nation. If in the earlier period asceticism was the

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Blue Sky Matter

Toward an (In-flight) Understanding of the Sensuousness of Mobilities Design

Ole B. Jensen and Phillip Vannini

mobilities” and “mobilities in situ” and the analytical distinction between the material environment, the social interactions, and the embodied performance are in fact the pivotal points of this model ( Figure 1 ). The coming together of such elements (as