FACS - Florida Atlantic Comparative Studies
Performing Culture - Volume 8, 2005-2006
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IN THIS ISSUE:
ILARIA SERRA and MARCELLA MUNSON
An Interview with Filmmaker Nancy Savoca
Creating Difference: Language Use in Interracial Cop Movies
Here’s to Plain Speaking: The Condition(s) of Knowing and Being in Film Noir
Performance and the Power of Redefinition in The Vagina Monologues
Performing Gertrude Stein: Faith Ringgold’s Signification on Primitivism in The French Collection
LESLIE ATKINS DURHAM
The editors of the Florida Atlantic Comparative Studies literary journal invite submissions on any topic for upcoming issues. FACS is an interdisciplinary journal providing a forum for comparative study in the arts, humanities, language, culture and social sciences.
Past topics have included:
* exploring representations of catastrophe
* performing culture
About the Author
Aryn Bartley is pursuing her PhD at Michigan State University. Her research focuses on representations of the gendered, racialized body in modern American cinema and literature. The portrayal of the black male as "other" in "buddy films" represents one particularly disturbing locus of this hegemonic social construction. She is currently researching representations of the grotesque body in mid-century American literature. Other interests include modern drama, women’s literature, film, and cultural studies.
Leslie Atkins Durham is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Boise State University. Her writings on Gertrude Stein have appeared in The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Text and Presentation, and Theatre Journal. Palgrave Macmillan published her book, Staging Gertrude Stein: Absence, Culture, and the Landscape of the American Alternative Theatre in October 2005.
Michael Modarelli is a Ph.D. candidate in English Literature at The Un