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Installation, Instantiation, and Performance

Jacqueline Rhodes and Jonathan Alexander


“Installation, Instantiation, and Performance” explores how our professional conferences deprive us of opportunities to think through and with the body; how critical theorists have shown us the potential significance for thinking through the body as a powerful form of disciplinary critique; and how installation rhetoric attempts to use the body to provoke productive critical engagement with questions and issues of pressing concern to our discipline.

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Authors:Jacqueline Rhodes is Professor of English at CSU San Bernardino. Her book, Radical Feminism, Writing, and Critical Agency: From Manifesto to Modem, was published in 2005 by SUNY.

Jonathan Alexander is Professor of English and Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of California, Irvine.

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