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Publication Date


First Advisor

Lester Tomé

Document Type

Honors Project

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts




Gender performativity, Performance studies, Embodiment, Female corporeality, Phenomenology, Gendered spatiality, Feminist spectatorship, Feminine body image, Objectification and subjectivity, Masculine/feminine binary, Social constructivism, Gender determinism, Subversive representation, Kinesthetic innovation


2020 Claire Lillian Lane. Access limited to the Smith College community and other researchers while on campus. Smith College community members also may access from off-campus using a Smith College log-in. Other off-campus researchers may request a copy through Interlibrary Loan for personal use.


67 pages. Includes bibliographical references (pages 65-67) Companion paper to the choreographic production (un)Becoming (2020) which was not performed due to Covid-19 pandemic