Category R+EDM

Duncan, N. 2003. “‘Race’ Talk: Discourses on ‘Race’ and Racial Difference.”

Duncan, Norman. 2003. “’Race’ Talk: Discourses on ‘Race’ and Racial Difference.” International Journal of Intercultural Relations 27: 135-156. Marked elevation of discourse accepting notions of race and racial difference within Black South Africans. How those experiencing racism understand experience, negotiated representation issues, problems that impact collective/collective identity (?) In recent times, growing imperative to recognize: […]

Sullivan, T. 2012. — The Role of Performance and Performativity in the Construction of Ethnicity.

Sullivan, Thomas. 2012. “’All I Want to Be All I Can Irish’: The Role of Performance and Performativity in the Construction of Ethnicity.” Social & Cultural Geography 13(5): 429 – 443. Ethnicity’s evolution from “a group-oriented protectorate to a more individualized form of identity” (429). Why, despite assimilation, connection to and construction of ethnic identities […]

Ross, B. and K. Greenwell. 2005. “Spectacular Striptease: Performing the Sexual and Racial Other in Vancouver, B.C., 1945-1975.”

Ross, Becki and Kim Greenwell. 2005. “Spectacular Striptease: Performing the Sexual and Racial Other in Vancouver, B.C., 1945-1975. Journal of Women’s History 17(1): 137-164. Racialization of exotic dancing in response to nightlife geographies of 1970s BC. Notes difference of location of white and women of color within global/local erotic industries.  Striptease as a highly competitive […]

Roberts, E. 2016. “Why Your Festival Style Might Be Offensive.”

Roberts, Ellie. May 10 2016. “Why Your Festival Style Might Be Offensive.” Painting Bohemia. http://paintingbohemia.org/culturalstudies/race-ethnicity/why-your-festival-style-might-be-offensive/ Accessed March 6 2017. Notes cultural appropriation’s tendencies to be connected to innovative fashion at music festivals, but requires monitor/control. Almost impossible to avoid within U.S. culture (as it is a mixture of many cultures); many folks who participate in […]

Elian, M.B. 2016. “DJs of Color Reclaim Electronic Dance Music.”

Elian, Melissa Bunni. “DJs of Color Reclaim Electronic Dance Music.” NBC News. August 28 2016. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/djs-color-reclaim-electronic-dance-music-n638576  Accessed March 6 2017. Notes social media and hashtag movements that critique colorblindness and predominant whiteness within “journalism, architecture, art, publishing and philanthropic orgnaizations.” Manchildblack, a DJ of color, responds to the uniformity of festival line-ups, featuring same celebrity […]

Rota, Z. “Why Native Headdresses No Longer Belong at Music Festivals”.

Rota, Zach. “Why Native Headdresses No Longer Belong at Music Festivals.” Thump. July 29 2014. Accessed March 6 2017. https://thump.vice.com/en_us/article/why-native-headdresses-no-longer-belong-at-music-festivals. Concerts and fests as places where “partygoers feel that they can outwardly express themselves, beyond all reasonable doubt.” Reviews Bass Coast decision to ban the wear of Native American headdresses as “game-changing move” – “By […]

Mueller, J.C., D. Dirks, and L.H. Picca. 2007. “Unmasking Racism: Halloween Costuming and the Engagement of the Racial Other.”

Mueller, Jennifer C., Danielle Dirks, and Leslie Houts Picca. 2007. “Unmasking Racism: Halloween Costuming and Engagement of the Racial Other.” Qualitative Sociology 30: 315-335.   Examines construction of identity through ritual costuming through participant observation journals – During Halloween, many individuals actively engage the racial other in costuming across racial/ethnic lines. Although some recognize the […]