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Ain't She Sweet: A Critical Choreographic Study of Identity & Intersectionality


Abstract Personal histories are deeply rooted into my way of existence, far before my brain became ready to challenge such notions. While Americans have been witnesses to the splintering effects of colonialism and patriarchy on socialization, I ask two questions: (1) Where to stand within a society that promotes the marginalization of both women and brown bodies? And (2) how to combat these harsh realities and protect those most affected?

Being both Black and woman, I decided to embark upon a quest of self-actualization in this document. “Ain’t She Sweet: A Critical Choreographic Study of Identity & Intersectionality,” tracks the creative process and concept design behind my applied project for the Master of Fine Arts in Dance. Developed in e... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Carney, Laina Reese (Author) / Schupp, Karen (Advisor) / Weitz, Rose (Committee member) / White, Marcus (Committee member) / Fitzgerald, Mary (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Dance / Black studies / Gender studies
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 54 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Dance 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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