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Stalinist Masculinity in Soviet Film & Society, 1953-68
A review of Rescripting Stalinist Masculinity: Contesting the Male Ideal in Soviet Film and Society, 1953-1968, by Marko Dumančić. Marko Dumančić’s di...
Eiko & Koma: Choreographing Spaces
A review of Eiko and Koma: Choreographing Spaces Apart in Asian America by Rosemary Candelario. Rosemary Candelario’s dissertation, Eiko and Koma: Cho...
An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance
A review of Dancing in the Fringe: Connections Forming An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance, by Laura Osweiler. Dancing in the Fringe: Conn...
Colonialism, Gender & Okinawa in Modern Japan
A review of Performing Embodied Histories: Colonialism, Gender, and Okinawa in Modern Japan, by Valerie Holshouser Barske. Divided into six chapters ...
New Asian Female Ghost Films
A review of The New Asian Female Ghost Films: Modernity, Gender Politics, and Transnational Transformation, by Hunju Lee. Hunjun Lee’s dissertation ex...
Dance in the People’s Republic of China
A review of The Dialectics of Virtuosity: Dance in the People’s Republic of China, 1949-2009, by Emily Elissa Wilcox. In this highly readable an...
Taiko Drumming in North America
A review of Drumming Asian America: Performing Race, Gender, and Sexuality in North American Taiko, by Angela Kristine Ahlgren. Drumming Asian America...
The English Clown in Performance & Print
A review of The English Clown: Print in Performance and Performance in Print, by Naoko Ishikawa. Much research has been done on comedy in general...
New Performer on Dissertation Reviews
A little while ago, we announced the launch of “Performance Dissertation Reviews,” which will bring you friendly, non-critical over...
South Korean Cinema, 1998-2008
A review of Screening the Past: Historiography of Contemporary South Korean Cinema, 1998-2008 by Young Eun Chae. The dissertation focused on Korean ci...
Music & Entertainment in Kazakhstan
A review of Music and Entertainment in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan: Ideology and Legacy, by Margarethe Adams. Margarethe Adams’ dissertation investigates t...
Performance on Dissertation Reviews
We are delighted to welcome our new editor Emily Wilcox, and announce the launch of a new series on Dissertation Reviews which is absolutely fresh...