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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Clarke, Martin Peter

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 95 words.

Born 26 Aug. 1964; s of Robert William Clarke and Doris May (née Snowden); m 1998, Veronica (née Gilfedder); one s


Dancing Life

Norah Zuniga Shaw.

in The Oxford Handbook of Improvisation in Dance

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Dance. 9579 words.

Part memoire, part historical fiction, this chapter weaves together practices, thinking and contributions of a handful of influential improvisers working in the US and Europe including...

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Knowles, Peter William

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 189 words.

Born Bolton, Lancs 17 May 1961; s of Alan and Mary Knowles; m 1988, Kaye Barker; two s

Controller, BBC Parliament,...

Environments for Self-Learning

Kelly Ferris Lester.

in Moving Consciously

July 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 6745 words.

In this chapter, the author contributes to the definition of somatic pedagogy as a means to encourage self-learning in students in different learning environments, from somatic movement...

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“There’s a Soldier in All of Us”

Derek A. Burrill.

in Choreographies of 21st Century Wars

May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 9239 words.

This chapter analyzes the massive multiplayer online videogame America’s Army and its relationship to virtual and actual military choreography. By examining how the US military has authored...

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Aunty Fever

Kareem Khubchandani.

in Queer Dance

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 2258 words.

This essay attends to origin stories of queerness and dance from the author’s younger years, to suggest that his contemporary manifestations of queer dance emerge from contexts that may not...

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Vicky Karkou and Sue Oliver.

in The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Wellbeing

October 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Dance. 1459 words.

The diverse cultures captured, recreated, and partly created anew in this book have a number of interwoven threads that run through all its parts. In each part, the art form is kept alive,...

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The Oxford Companion to Indian Theatre

Edited by Ananda Lal.

January 2004; p ublished online January 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Theatre. 742 pages. 297316 words.

TheOxford Companion to Indian Theatre is the first reference work embracing both rural and urban modes of Indian theatre spanning its entire history of over 2000 years. Now accessible...

“Single Ladies” Is Gay

Harmony Bench.

in Dance on Its Own Terms

June 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 12269 words.

“‘Single Ladies’ Is Gay: Queer Performances and Mediated Masculinities on YouTube” explores the participatory culture of “viral choreographies” and analyzes the explosion of male dancers’...

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Queer Dance

Edited by Clare Croft.

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Dance. 336 pages.

Queer Dance argues that dance has a particular charge in the larger field of queer activism and study because it emphasizes and offers language for how public, physical action...

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The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Book. Subjects: Theatre. 3443 pages. 579202 words.

First published in 1984, Gerald Bordman's Oxford Companion to American Theatre is the standard one-volume source on American theatre. Critics have hailed its “wealth of authoritative...

Consuming Dance

Colleen T. Dunagan.

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Dance. 264 pages.

Consuming Dance examines dance in television and online advertising as both cultural product and cultural meaning-maker. The text interweaves semiotics, choreographic analysis,...

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Single Ladies, Plural

Philippa Thomas.

in The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen

August 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Dance. 6907 words.

This chapter seeks to explore how cultural texts disseminated online are made and remade, challenged and championed by audiences, with the mutability inherent to all texts becoming highly...

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The Post Natyam Collective

Ketu H. Katrak.

in The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Dance. 9796 words.

The Post Natyam Collective’s postmodern approach to excavating present and past history uses traditions of abhinaya (gesture language) and rasas (emotions) in Indian classical dance as well...

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