restricted access   Volume 42, Number 1, Summer 2010

Table of Contents

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: States of the Body

pp. v-viii


Dancing the Animal to Open the Human: For a New Poetics of Locomotion

pp. 2-11

From Shusterman’s Somaesthetics to a Radical Epistemology of Somatics

pp. 12-29

Martha Graham’s House of the Pelvic Truth: The Figuration of Sexual Identities and Female Empowerment

pp. 30-45

The Human Situation on Stage: Merce Cunningham, Theodor Adorno, and the Category of Expression

pp. 46-60

Media-Bodies: Choreography as Intermedial Thinking Through in the Work of William Forsythe

pp. 61-72


Dialogues: The State of the Body

pp. 75-88


pp. 76-77

Toward a Decentered Social Kinesthetic

pp. 77-80

Rethinking Technique and the Body “Proper”

pp. 81-83

A State of Perpetual Becoming: African Bodies as Texts, Methods, and Archives

pp. 83-88


Traces of Light: Absence and Presence in the Work of Loie Fuller, and: Electric Salome: Loie Fuller’s Performance of Modernism (review)

pp. 89-94

Nijinsky’s Bloomsbury Ballet: Reconstruction of the Dance and Design for Jeux (review)

pp. 94-96

The Body Eclectic: Evolving Practices in Dance Training (review)

pp. 96-99

The Struggle with the Angel: A Poetics of Lloyd Newson’s Strange Fish (review)

pp. 99-102

The People Have Never Stopped Dancing: Native American Modern Dance Histories (review)

pp. 102-104

Navigating the Unknown: Notes from a Lonely Planet (review)

pp. 104-107

Dancing Lives: Five Female Dancers from the Ballet D’Action to Merce Cunningham (review)

pp. 107-110



pp. 111-114