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171 Notes Introduction 1. I place “the other” in quotations to flag the troubles with its invocation, which tacitly assumes and reasserts the position of the white, Western subject to which all else is “other.” These troubles are of key interest to this study since many of the immersions examined in these pages configure cultural difference through a white, Western paradigm even as they try to bridge understanding across difference. 2. Tracey Moore, “Why Theatre Majors are Vital in the Digital Age,” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 3, 2016, http://chronicle.com/article/Why-TheaterMajors -Are-Vital/235925?cid=trend_right_h 3. Megan Boler, Feeling Power: Emotions and Education (New York: Routledge , 1999), 161. 4. Ric Knowles, “Introduction: Performing Intercultural Canada,” Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches Théâtrales au Canada 30, no. 1–­ 2 (2009): viii. 5. I place words like live and real in quotations here because I recognize that these terms are critically contested, as well as historically and culturally contingent . For a recent reexamination of the theoretical debates concerning the notions of “live” and “real time” in performance, see Rebecca Schneider, Performing Remains:Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment (New York: Routledge, 2011), in particular chapter 3. 6. See chapter 5 for a discussion of Dylan Robinson’s arguments in the context of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. 7. I gesture here to Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing (New York: Columbia University Press, 2012). 8. I elaborate on Sara Ahmed’s notion of “epistemic authority” and the notion of “presumptive intimacies” in chapters 2 and 3. 9. I borrow the phrase rights emergency from Daniel Fischlin, Ajay Heble, and George Lipsitz’s collection The Fierce Urgency of Now: Improvisation, Rights, and the Ethics of Cocreation (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013), xiii. 10. Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulation, trans. Sheila Faria Glaser (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994), 1. 11. Scott Magelssen, Simming: Participatory Performance and the Making of Meaning (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014), 5. 12. James C. Scott, Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed ( New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998), 2. 13. Scott, Seeing Like a State, 3. 172 notes to pages 5–10 14. Scott, Seeing Like a State, 3. 15. Alison Jones and Kuni Jenkins, “Rethinking Collaboration: Working the Indigene-­ Colonizer Hyphen,” in Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies , ed. Norman K. Denzin, Yvonna S. Lincoln, and Linda Tuhiwai Smith (New York: Sage Publications, 2008), 482. 16. Magelssen, Simming, 20. 17. Magelssen, Simming, 20. 18. Brian Massumi, Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, Sensation (Durham , NC: Duke University Press, 2002), 30. 19. Schneider, Performing Remains, 35. 20. Schneider, Performing Remains, 37. 21. I am referring here to Richard Schechner’s notion of restored behavior, which is discussed in more depth in chapter 2. 22. Tracy Davis, “Performative Time,” in Representing the Past: Essays in Performance Historiography, ed. Charlotte M. Canning and Thomas Postlewait (Iowa: University of Iowa Press, 2010), 152. 23. Davis, “Performative Time,” 151. 24. Richard Grusin, Premediation: Affect and Mediality after 9/11 (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010), 46. 25. Grusin, Premediation, 35. 26. Grusin, Premediation, 8. 27. Grusin, Premediation, 12. 28. Grusin, Premediation, 46–­ 47. 29. This understanding of the geopolitical context of asymmetrical warfare is from an unpublished 2009 “Information Note” titled “Understanding Hybrid Conflict: Hybrid Adversaries and Hybrid Threats,” which military personnel at the Stanford Training Area, Thetford, Norfolk, England, generously shared with me. 30. On the “new paradigm” of international law that has been advanced within the framework of the “War on Terror,” see Stephen P. Marks, “International Law and the “War on Terrorism’: Post 9/11 Responses by the United States and Asia Pacific Countries,” Asia Pacific Law Review 14, no. 1 (2006), 43–­ 74. 31. My thanks to an anonymous reader of my project, at its proposal stage, for this suggestion and phrasing. 32. B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore, The Experience Economy (Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2011), 17. 33. Pine and Gilmore, The Experience Economy, xviii. 34. Pine and Gilmore, The Experience Economy, xi. 35. Pine and Gilmore, The Experience Economy, 17. 36. “Economics Discovers Its Feelings,” Economist, December 19, 2006, 34, cited in Pine and Gilmore, The Experience Economy, 19. 37. Pine and Gilmore, The Experience Economy, xii. 38. Pine and Gilmore, The Experience Economy, xi. 39. I refer here to Peggy Phelan’s infamous characterization of the...


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