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“This volume presents a marvelous and diverse group of thinkers who, as artists and scholars, are reckoning with the dancing body as a site of knowing, remembering, and performing. Their comments yield deep insights into the nature of physicality and also the rich possibilities for writing about dance.” —Susan Leigh Foster

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The Sentient Archive: Bodies, Performance, and Memory

The Sentient Archive: Bodies, Performance, and Memory

“The Sentient Archive summons a feast of diverse voices, giving each the space to speak without forcing them into a single chorus. Instead, the book works like a landscape where these voices and their shimmering echoes intersect, inviting us in to join the unfinished, disappearing dance of movement and memory, of the sentient body and…
Heading Outdoors in Connecticut Summer

Heading Outdoors in Connecticut Summer

The flowers are blossoming, grass growing greener by the day, and sunrise is before 5:30am; it’s summer in Connecticut and at Wesleyan University Press, we’re celebrating with some of our favorite outdoors books and field guides.   Why not kick of your summer with an excursion on foot—whether it be a leisurely stroll or vigorous…
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