Forum: Terry Galloway's Disability Humor

Just the Funny Bits
video of performance selections by Terry Galloway
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Terry Galloway's Just the Funny Bits

essay by Jill Taft-Kaufman
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More than Just Funny:
Reading Galloway from a Disability Perspective

essay by Carrie Sandahl
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A Terrible Beauty is Born:
Comic Critique in Terry Galloway's Just the Funny Bits

essay by Joanne Gilbert
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notes from Terry Galloway
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"Always Wear Your Pearls":
Responding to Galloway's Responders

essay by Bruce Henderson
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The City
poem and audio performance by Laura Winton
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Richard Foreman is Angry
interview with Richard Foreman by Laura Winton
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On Performance & Home, Part One

Myths and Miniatures of Home

performance script and full show video by Elyse Lamm Pineau
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At Play in the House of Wood and Wonder

artist/scholar statement by Elyse Lamm Pineau
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(Note: there will be a second installment of work on performance & home in issue 3.1, spring 2007)

<notes on contributors>

» Terry Galloway is a writer, performer and director who writes, performs and directs. She resides in Tallahassee, Florida.
» Joanne Gilbert is Associate Professor and Chair of the Communication Department at Alma College. She is the author of Performing Marginality: Humor, Gender, and Cultural Critique (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2004).
» Bruce Henderson is Professor of Speech Communication at Ithaca College, where he coordinates the Program in Culture and Communication and the Minor in Health Communication. He is Editor of Text and Performance Quarterly and current Chair of the Performance Studies Division of the National Communication Association. He holds a Ph.D. in Interpretation/Performance Studies from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Disability Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Co-author with Carol Simpson Stern of Performance: Texts and Contexts, he is currently working with Stern on an introductory performance textbook, tentatively titled Learning to Perform. He is also working on several projects related to masculinity, sexuality, race, and disability.
» Elyse Lamm Pineau is Associate Professor in the Department of Speech Communication at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. She performed Shadowboxing in December 2005 at the Kleinau Theatre at Southern Illinois University.
» Carrie Sandahl is Associate Professor in the School of Theatre at Florida State University. She is editor (with Philip Auslander) of Bodies in Commotion: Disability and Performance (University of Michigan Press, 2005), which won the 2006 ATHE Best Book Award.
» Jill Taft-Kaufman is Professor in the Department of Communication and Dramatic Arts at Central Michigan University where she scripts and directs in the University Theatre season. Her publications, performance work, and teaching reflect her background in performance and rhetoric.
» Laura Winton is a writer, performer, and doctoral candidate in the Department of Theatre at the University of Minnesota. She creates experimental works, often in the Dada and Surrealist tradition, and frequently works under the name Fluffy Singler. Her writing and performing work ranges from surrealist poetry, manifestos, fiction and creative nonfiction to spoken word performance, performance art, and absurdist theatre. She also publishes Karawane: Or, the Temporary Death of the Bruitist, a journal of experimental performance texts.