Teaser: Special W&P Issue on Born In Flames, edited by Craig Willse And Dean Spade

Our special issue on Lizzie Borden's 1983 film Born in Flames is set for release at the end of September. Watch the trailer below and take a sneak peek at the articles organized by Craig Willse and Dean Spade in the Born in Flames dossier, as well as the rest of the table of contents.


Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory

Volume 23, Issue 1

CONTENTS Born in Flames Dossier

Introduction We are Born in Flames Craig Willse and Dean Spade

In the heat of the moment: Notes on the past, present, and future of Born in Flames Lucas Hilderbrand

LAUREL and Harvey: Screening militant gay liberalism and lesbian feminist radicalism circa 1980 Christina B. Harhardt

"It's here, it's that time." Race, queer futurity, and the temporality of violence in Born in Flames Stephen Dillon

Are you burning?: Lizzie Borden's Born in Flames circa 2012 Allyson Mitchell, Deirdre Logue and Scott Miller Berry

Queer Love Economies: Making trans/feminist film in precarious times Eric A. Stanley, Wu Tsang and Chris Vargas

General Articles Choreographing a queer ethics: Between Bill T. Jones and Keith Hennessy Cathy Hannabach

Queer curatorship: Performing the history of race, sex, and power in museums Jennifer Tyburczy

& Other forms of conviviality: The best and least of which is our daily care and the host of which is our collaborative work Park McArthur and Constantina Zavitsanos

His work and mine: Reflections of a studio assistant Anonymous

Narcissister Ampersand Piece

Shame game: Romance novels and feminist shame, a mad lib for collective feeling Hannah Eisler Burnett

Book Review Choreographing empathy: Kinesthesia in performance, by Susan Leigh Foster Barbara Browning

From Winning the Vote to Directing on Broadway: The Emergence of Women on the New York Stage, 1880-1927, by Pamela Cobrin Dan Dinero

Performance Reviews UNTITLED FEMINIST SHOW, directed by Young Jean Lee Bess Rowen

"Quality is our recipe," performed by Disorientalism Karen Gregory