for jerry on the mountain near election day
a poem by jason hedrick
» read

a performance by craig gingrich-philbrook
» watch (requires quicktime)

watching "flag" and my relative disinterest of
generic clarity

an essay by john t. warren
» read

speaking freely
fragments of a performance script by jason hedrick
» fragments 1-4
» fragments 5-8
» fragments 9-12

the engastrimyth squeaks: know thyself
an audio essay by marcyrose chvasta
» listen

performance selections by keith c. pounds
» introduction
» starbucks (or, coffee as the origin of all things)
» everyday burnings

<notes on contributors>

» Jason Hedrick teaches communication, film studies, and theatre at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Illinois, where he also directs the theatre season.
» Craig Gingrich-Philbrook is a solo performance artist and associate professor in the department of Speech Communication at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
» John T. Warren is assistant professor of Communication at Bowling Green State University. He is author of Performing Purity: Whiteness, Pedagogy, and the Reconstitution of Power and co-editor of Casting Gender: Women and Performance in Intercultural Contexts.
» Marcyrose Chvasta is assistant professor of Communication at the University of South Florida in Tampa and founding editor of Liminalities.
» Keith C. Pounds is assistant professor in the department of Speech Communication, Rhetoric, and Performance Sudies at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.