restricted access   Volume 46, Number 2, August 2014

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Body Parts: Pelvis, Feet, Face, Hips, Legs, Toes, and Teeth

Guest Editor: Sherril Dodds

Editor's Note

The Choreographic Composite

pp. 1-3


The Parting Pelvis: Temporality, Sexuality, and Indian Womanhood in Chandralekha’s Sharira (2001)

pp. 4-19

Tap and Teeth: Virtuosity and the Smile in the Films of Bill Robinson and Eleanor Powell

pp. 20-37

The Choreographic Interface: Dancing Facial Expression in Hip-Hop and Neo-Burlesque Striptease

pp. 38-56

The Pilates Pelvis: Racial Implications of the Immobile Hips

pp. 57-72

“Indian Ballerinas Toe Up”: Maria Tallchief and Making Ballet “American” in the Tribal Termination Era

pp. 73-96

Review Essays

Choreographing Empathy: Kinesthesia in Performance by Susan Leigh Foster, and: Kinesthetic Empathy in Creative and Cultural Practices ed. by Dee Reynolds and Matthew Reason (review)

pp. 97-104

Salsa Crossings: Dancing Latinidad in Los Angeles by Cindy García, and: Salsa World: A Global Dance in Local Contexts, ed. by Sydney Hutchinson (review)

pp. 105-110

Book Reviews

French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop by Felicia McCarren (review)

pp. 111-114

Joan Myers Brown & the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina: A Biohistory of American Performance by Brenda Dixon Gottschild (review)

pp. 115-118

Dancing Culture Religion by Sam Gill (review)

pp. 118-120

Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire by John Franceschina (review)

pp. 120-123

Books Received

pp. 124-125