Performance Matters has just published its latest


Performance Matters has just published its latest issue at This special issue,
“Performing Religion,” was guest-edited by PM Consortium Editor Joy

We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our web
site to review articles and items of interest.

Thanks for the continuing interest in our work,

Peter Dickinson
Department of English/School for the Contemporary Arts/Institute for
Performance Studies, Simon Fraser University

Performance Matters
Vol 3, No 1 (2017): Special Issue: Performing Religion
Table of Contents

Editorial Notes
Introduction: Performing Religion (1-6)
Joy Palacios

Sacred Feeling: A Dramaturgy of Religious Emotion (7-18)
Donnalee Dox,   Amber Dunai
Romans and Christians: Bearing Witness and Performing Persecution in Bible
Camp Simulations (19-38)
Scott Magelssen,        Ariaga Mucek
“I Name Myself in Power”: The Roman Catholic Womenpriests and the
Performance of Relational Authority (39-61)
Claire Maria Chambers
Awakening Imagination: Glimpses of Ignatian Spirituality in
Seventeeth-Century French Hagiographic Theatre (62-87)
Ana Fonseca Conboy

Blaspheming Against Ourselves: Folk Categories in Religion and Theatre
Lance Gharavi
Deep Stories of the Demonized: Empathy and Trump Evangelicals (94-102)
John Fletcher
Goodluck the Performer (103-111)
Ebenezer Obadare
Recuperating Religion in Art History:  Contemporary Art History,
Performance, and Christian Jankowski’s The Holy Artwork (112-115)
Karen Gonzalez Rice

Jesus Camp Queen (116-131)
Angela J Latham
Fundamental Femininity in Performance: An Artist’s Reflection on “Jesus Camp
Queen” (132-137)
Angela J Latham
Performing Fugue: Desire, Denial, and Death in Jesus Camp Queen (138-142)
Patrick Santoro
Jesus Camp Queen and the Performance of (Fundamentalist Christian) Gender
Julie Ingersoll
Encountering the Ramlila of Ramnagar: From Fieldnotes in 1978 and 2013
Richard Schechner

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