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Riley, Shannon Rose. “Why Performance as Research?—a U.S. Perspective," Practice as Research in the Arts: Principles, Protocols, Pedagogies, Resistances. Ed., Robin Nelson, New York and Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, in press and forthcoming 2013.

---. “Almanacs, Street Names, and Symbolic Gestures: Producing the Cuban Nation in Daily Life.” Book review of A Cultural History of Cuba During the US Occupation, 1898-1902 by Marial Utset (U of North Carolina Press).” The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, forthcoming, April 2013.

---. “Alice Neel and Who’s Afraid of Kathy Acker.” Film reviews. Films for the Feminist Classroom, forthcoming, fall 2012.

---. “Mistaken Identities, Miscegenation, & Missing Origins: The Curious Case of Haiti,” Performing Arts Resources, Special Issue: A Tyranny of Documents: The Performing Arts Historian as Film Noir Detective, Volume 28 (2011): 252-262.

Riley, Shannon Rose and Lynette Hunter, Eds. Mapping Landscapes for Performance as Research: Scholarly Acts and Creative Cartographies, New York and Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

---. Introduction. Mapping Landscapes for Performance as Research: Scholarly Acts and Creative Cartographies, Eds. S. Riley and L. Hunter. New York and Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, xv-xxiv.

Riley, Shannon Rose. “Miss Translation Goes to Cuba: Performance as Research toward a Performative Ethnography.” Mapping Landscapes for Performance as Research: Scholarly Acts and Creative Cartographies, Eds. S. Riley and L. Hunter. New York and Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 214-222.

---. “Lab/Studio.” Mapping Landscapes for Performance as Research: Scholarly Acts and Creative Cartographies, Eds. S. Riley and L. Hunter. New York and Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 137-141.

---. “Kathy Goes to Haiti: Sex, Race, and Occupation in Kathy Acker’s Voodoo Travel Narrative.” Kathy Acker and Transnationalism. Eds. Polina Mackay and Kathryn Nicol, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009, 29-49.

---. "Racing the Archive: Will the Real William DuBois Please Stand Up?" English Language Notes (ELN) 45.1 (Spring/Summer 2007): 103-110.

---. Imagi-Nations in Black and White: Cuba, Haiti, and the Performance of Difference in U.S. National Projects, 1898-1940, (dissertation) UMI/Proquest, 2006.

---. "Horizon." performance review. Baylor Journal of Theatre and Performance 3.1 (2006): 101-05.

---. "Embodied Visualization in Authentic Movement and Butoh." The Human Body: A Universal Sign. Ed. Wiesna M. Koslowska. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2005, 267-71.

---. "Embodied Perceptual Practices: Towards an Embrained and Embodied Model of Mind for Use in Actor Training and Rehearsal." Theatre Topics 14.2 (2004): 445-71.

---. "The Reconstruction of Monological Perspectives: Postmodernism and the Expanding Discourses of Art and Medical Science (excerpt)." Red Letter (Boston, 1996).

PAPERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES

“Interracial Collaboration and Un-American Haiti” for the Working Group “Experiments in Democracy: Performing an Interracial and Multicultural America, 1900-1950,” ASTR, Nashville TN, November 2012

“Cruzando el pasaje de Barlovento: una geografía negra” for the panel, “Memoria Histórica, Identidad, Resistencias y Prácticas Culturales en El Caribe” at the 32nd Festival del Caribe/Fiesta del Fuego, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, July 3-9, 2012

“Thinking Through the Windward Passage: Raced Spaces, Erased Histories,” Black Geographies Panel, American Association of Geographers (AAG), Washington DC, April 2010

“Tracing Haiti’s Transmissions,” Panel Organizer (with Dr. Sarah Juliet Lauro) and Presenter, American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) conference, New Orleans, April 2010

“Performing Race and Erasure: Cuba, Haiti, and US Culture, 1898-1940,” for a Working Session titled “Performance and Politics in the Americas: Methods and Paradigms,” American Society of Theatre Research (ASTR), San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 2009.

“'Un-American' Haiti: Race, Collaboration, and the Closing of the Federal Theatre Project,” for a Working Session titled “Socialist Imaginary in Global Theatre and Performance,” American Society of Theatre Research (ASTR), San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 2009.

“Migrations across the Windward Passage: The Practice of Haitian Diaspora in/against Cuban National Performance,” for a Research Group titled “National Identity/National Culture,” American Society of Theatre Research (ASTR), Boston, November 2008.

“Crossing the Windward Passage: Afro-Haitian-Cuban Performance Forms in el Oriente,” Conference on African and Afro-Caribbean Performance, University of California, Berkeley, September 2008.

“Racing the Nation: Cuba and Haiti in US performance, 1898-1940,” for a Seminar titled “Performing Race, Performing ‘America’,” ASTR, Phoenix, November 2007.

“Scholarly Acts: Theorizing Performance as Research,” for the Performance as Research Working Group, ASTR, Phoenix, November 2007.

"Miss Translation USA Goes to Cuba: The Problems and Possibilities of Cuba-U.S. Collaboration in Performance," Panel Organizer and Presenter, Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Biennial International Congress, Montréal, Canada, September 2007.

“Race Forum Theatre: Notes on Critical Whiteness Studies, Performance Studies, and Community Collaborations,” presented at Center for Women’s InterCultural Leadership Conference: Women as Intercultural Leaders—Collaboration at the Crossroads, March 2007.

“Miss Translation USA 2006 Goes to Cuba: Notes on Performance as Research,” for a Seminar on Performance as Research, ASTR, Chicago, November 2006.

“Pan-African History as National Spectacle, or, Racing Imagi-Nations: The Performances of ‘Negro History Week,’” National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES), San Francisco, California, June 2006.

“Mis(s)-Translation USA 2006 Goes to Cuba: Performance Art, Intercultural Research, and a Theory of Cultural Mistranslation,” UC Graduate Group in Practice as Research Conference, UC Davis, March 2006.

“‘Miss Translation’ Goes to Cuba: Exploring Performance Art Practice as a Source for ‘Academic’ Theoretical Models,” UC Graduate Group in Practice as Research Conference, UC Davis, March 2005.

“Visualization and Movement: Imaging Body/Embodying Mind in Authentic Movement and Butoh,” delivered at International Federation of Theatre Research (FIRT) Conference, Krakow, Poland, February 2003.

Wer Spricht?” delivered/performed at Performance Studies International (PSI), Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, March 2001.

“Who is Speaking?” delivered/performed at Organized Session “Crossing the Boundaries of the Self,” International Association of Philosophy and Literature (IAPL), SUNY Stonybrook, 2000

LECTURES, COLLOQUIA, and SPEAKING INVITATIONS

“Thinking Through the Windward Passage: Raced Spaces, Erased Histories,” Keynote Lecture, University of California Multi-campus Research Group in International Performance & Culture, Graduate Student Retreat, UCSB, June 2010.

“Crossing the Windward Passage: Cuba, Haiti, and Performance (as) Research,” invited lecture, UC Davis Humanities Institute Research Group in Studies in Performance and Practice, University of California, Davis, April 2009

Kathy Goes to Haiti: Sex, Race, and Occupation in Acker’s Voodoo Travel Narrative,” colloquium paper delivered at the Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership (CWIL), Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, April 2008.

“The Ethics of Intercultural Communication,” workshop offered at the 3rd Annual Diverse Students’ Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Saint Mary’s College Student Diversity Board, February 2008.

"Racing the Archive: Will the Real William DuBois Please Stand Up?" colloquium paper, CWIL, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, 2007.

“How CWIL Fellows Address International Education in the Classroom,” CWIL Fellow Panel, Organizer and Presenter, International Education Week, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, 2007.

“Miss Translation USA 2006 Goes to Cuba: Notes on Performance as Research,” colloquium paper, CWIL, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, 2007.

“Performing Personae,” visiting artist/speaker, Dept. of Film, Television, and Theatre, University of Notre Dame, 2007.

“Performance Studies, Performance as Research, and the Ethics of Intercultural Mistranslation,” colloquium paper, CWIL, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, 2006.

“Some Notes on Intercultural International Education,” International Education Week Panel on International and Intercultural Education in the Classroom, CWIL, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, 2006.

“Cuba, Haiti, and Empire’s Black Imagi-Nations,” Department of African American Studies, Syracuse University, 2006.

“Racing National Identities: Black U.S. Americans, Cuba, and the War of 1898 in Randolph Edmonds’s Yellow Death and Willis Richardson’s Antonio Maceo,” Africa and African Diaspora Brown Bag Lecture Series, Department of African American and African Studies, University of California, Davis, 2005.

“On the Horizon: The Performance Work of Rinde Eckert,” Pre-Performance Lecture Series, Mondavi Center for the Arts, Davis, CA, 2005.

“The Trope of the Zombie,” visiting speaker, Department of Comparative Literature, University of California, Davis, 2005.

 

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