Tells the story of feminist performance theory. It explores key debates from its 40-year history, engages with the work of groundbreaking thinkers including Elin Diamond, Jill Dolan, Peggy Phelan and Elaine Aston, and includes case studies of recent performances by established and emerging feminist artists.
Feminist Futures? sets out to ask if and in what way feminism remains relevant to theatre and performance practice of the twenty-first century. Responding to this question is an excellent, cross-generational mix of theatre scholars and practitioners whose essays engage in lively, cutting edge critical debates on issues such as citizenship, autobiography, cultural heritage, political agency, and body/technology, as circulating in contemporary feminism and performance today.
Addresses the multi-layered issue of camp, whose inexhaustible breadth of reference and theoretical relevance to the issues taken up by academic research in recent years have made it one of the most salient and challenging issues on the contemporary critical stage.
Neil Bartlett, what mainstream?, It's Queer Up North 1992 – 1996: A Catalogue of Queer Performance. This item is part of the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)
In March 2016 the Hear Me Roar! Festival invited LADA to curate a small selection of items for a Pop-up Study Room during the Festival. Hear Me Roar! is a festival of feminist arts in Lancaster. In 2016 the theme was Ages, Stages and Phases celebrating feminist art across the generations.