Acts, Performativity, Bodies
April 22nd/Week 12.
Read: Butler, Judith.“Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory,”
Read: Riviere, Joan. “Womanliness as Masquerade”
Read: Wolf, Stacy. “Introduction.” and “The Sound of Music.” A Problem Like Maria; Gender and Sexuality in the American Musical. University of Michigan Press, 2002.
Watch (in class): Narcissister. Man/Woman; Hot Lunch; Every Woman. 2011-2013
Watch (in class): Eisa Jocson Macho Dancer (2013), Death of the Pole Dancer (2011)
Watch (in class): Rogers and Hammerstein. “I Enjoy Being Girl.”
Watch (in class): Selections from The Sound of Music.
April 30th/Week 13
Read: Churchill, Caryl. Cloud Nine
Watch (in class): The Wooster Group. Routes 1&9