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Valerie Solanas and the queer performativity of madness
(Sage Publications, 2011-05-20)
Accusations of madness have long been hurled at queer and feminist bodies, and typically when people are deemed mad, they are granted little agency.This article attempts to read madness as potentially agentic when it ...
Digital discourses: implementing technology within the public speaking classroom
(Indiana University, 2013-06)
In this semester-long project, students will be able to utilize various digital tools to meet four outcomes within the Public Speaking classroom. First, we are focused on the student’s ability to demonstrate critical ...
The performative possibilities of new media
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-01)
We understand new media as performative - a medium that is an active participant in a political dialogue. It is political in its iterability; it performs, over and over, passing as/with information. We see this in our ...
The (dis)appearance of Up your ass: Valerie Solanas as abject revolutionary
(Taylor & Francis, 2013-03-14)
Through performative writing and using Cixous' notion of écriture feminine, this piece explores how the archival and treatment of Valerie Solanas' ‘lost’ manuscript Up Your Ass marks her as an abject body. Further, this ...
Performative (re)writing: Valerie Solanas and the politics of scribble
(Miami University (Oxford, Ohio). College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science, 2013)
Valerie Solanas, a radical feminist writer best known for shooting Andy Warhol in 1968, is also the author of S.C.U.M. Manifesto, a feminist anti-capitalist treatise advocating for women's revolution against work, men, ...
Please don't use the restraints: forgetting, failure, and childbirth
(Sage Publications, 2016-07)
The end of the story is all you care about. So, let’s get that out of the way first. Penelope Jane was born on March 23rd. She was healthy. The trauma of that day still resonates within my body, called into being through ...
Troubling violence: a performance project (Book review)
(Taylor & Francis, 2010-10-09)
The article reviews the book "Troubling Violence: A Performance Project," by M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless.
Beyond the talk-back: performing autoethnography and the functions of critique
(University of California Press, 2017-10-26)
Reflecting on my own experiences with talk-backs and audience responses, this manuscript uses metaphor to map the functions of autoethnographic performance critique. Through an exploration of vulnerability within performance, ...
Monticello's master: Sally Hemings and the deconstruction of the Patriot archetype
(Delta Sigma Rho--Tau Kappa Alpha, 2004-01)
We explore the above discrepancy by posing the question: How does the Sally Hemings controversy work to deconstruct the popular conception of Tho-mas Jefferson as American Patriot through the use of converging and conflicting ...
"I Should Have Done Target Practice": Why Valerie Solanas Missed
(Sage Publishing, 2011-02)
Through performative writing, this article seeks to tell the story of Valerie Solanas. Solanas, the woman most notoriously known as the shooter of Andy Warhol, has had little media exposure that does not frame her outside ...