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The Call to Performance

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Direct all correspondence to Norman K. Denzin, Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois–Urbana, 228 Gregory Hall, 810 South Wright St., Urbana, IL 61801; e-mail: n-denzin@uiuc.edu.

Abstract

This article presents a performance-based approach to doing symbolic interactionist inquiry. After a discussion of the vocabulary of performance, I examine the relationship among performance, pedagogy, aesthetics, and politics, including the move to performance (auto)ethnography.

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