Issue 9.2 is a special issue On Studying Ourselves and Others. The essays in this issue focus on questions of identity perfomrance, reflexivity, narrative, community, ethnography, and autoethnography.
Issue 9.1 features a video essay (with an experimental all-digital review process); an interview with South African artist and director Brett Bailey; essays on performative inferentialism, documentary, Wilhem II, the Stanford Prison Experiment, a performance related to Occupy Cleveland; and a book review.
Issue 8.5 is a Gendenkschrift volume in memory of Professor John T. Warren, who died in 2011 at age 36. The issue is edited by Deanna L. Fassett, who frequntly collaborated with Warren. The issue features essays by colleagues, students of, and scholars influenced by Professor Warren. Three of the essays are co-authored by Warren. Warren was founding editor of the Performance and Pedagogy series at Liminalities.
Issue 8.4 features an essay and photography project about the Petite Ceinture railway in Paris, an essay on St. Francis of Assisi, and an essay on the appropriation of Native American images in mid-century gay magazines. There are also three artist contributions: an audio piece with script, an experimental script, and a solo performance script with an accompanying essay. The issue also includes a book review.
Issue 8.3 is a special issue On Accidents. It features essays and artist pages addressing such topics as happy accidents, glorious glitches, embodied vulnerabilities, the smiling face of disaster culture, and performing the accident in the blink of an eye.
Liminalities is an open-access peer-reviewed journal for performance studies, theory and praxis. Our goal is to embrace the possibilities for presenting work in performance studies (broadly construed) by exploring and exploiting the "staging" potential of digital media. We publish essays, aesthetic works, digital media projects, artist pages, performance scripts, themed forums, documentaries, reviews, interviews, works about performance in urban environments, and works about pedagogy & performance. Follow the journal information link for information about submitting projects and essays to Liminalities.