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Research Output

2019

Vivacious remains: An afterword on taxidermy’s forms, fictions, facticity, and futures

Desmond, J., Mar 1 2019, In : Configurations. 27, 2, p. 257-266 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zones of production in possible worlds: Dance's precarious placement, an afterword

Desmond, J. C., Apr 1 2019, In : Dance Research Journal. 51, 1, p. 96-101 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2018

Leisurely death and dying? Body, place, and the limits to leisure-a prologue

Desmond, J. C., Jan 1 2018, Leisure and Death: An Anthropological Tour of Risk, Death, and Dying. University Press of Colorado, p. ix-xviii

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

2017

Reading “America” Across and Against the Grain of Public Discourse

Desmond, J. C., Jan 1 2017, Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between. Domínguez, V. R. & Desmond, J. C. (eds.). University of Illinois Press, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Staging Privilege, Proximity, and “Extreme Animal Tourism”

Desmond, J., Mar 2017, The Oxford Handbook of Animal Studies. Kalof, L. (ed.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Thinking about Talking about Writing about … “Animals”

Desmond, J., Nov 22 2017, Beyond the Human-Animal Divide. Ohrem, D. & Bartosch, R. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 309-315 (Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Tracking the Political Economy of Dance

Desmond, J., Mar 2017, The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics. Kowal, R. J., Siegmund, G. & Martin, R. (eds.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

“Make ‘America’ Smart Again”: A Response to Trump’s First 100 Days

Desmond, J., Apr 3 2017, In : Comparative American Studies. 15, 1-2, p. 4-6 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Afterword: Ambivalence, Ambiguity and the ‘Wicked Problem’ of Pacific Tourist Studies

Desmond, J., Dec 15 2016, Touring Pacific Cultures. Alexeyeff, K. & Taylor, J. (eds.). ANU Press, p. 439-450

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Sounds of Silence: Commissions, Omissions, and Particularity in the Global Anthropology of the United States

Desmond, J., Jan 1 2016, America Observed: On an International Anthropology of the U.S.. Berghahn Books, p. 164-171 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

"And never the Twain shall meet?": Considering the legacies of orientalism and occidentalism for the transnational study of the U.S.

Desmond, J. C., Aug 28 2015, The International Turn in American Studies. Peter Lang AG, Vol. 7. p. 89-102 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

'America' in India - Charting a new terrain

Desmond, J. & Pandharipande, R., Jun 2014, In : Comparative American Studies. 12, 1-2, p. 6-12 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2013

Commentary: Kinesthetic intimacies

Desmond, J. C., Jan 1 2013, Animal Acts: Performing Species Today. University of Michigan Press, p. 131-140 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Requiem for roadkill: Death and Denial on America's roads

Desmond, J., Jan 1 2013, Environmental Anthropology: Future Directions. Taylor and Francis, p. 46-58 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Can Animals Make ‘Art’? Popular and Scientific Discourses About Expressivity and Cognition in Primates

Desmond, J., 2012, Experiencing Animal Minds: An Anthology of Animal-Human Encounters. Smit, J. A. & Mitchell, R. W. (eds.). Columbia University Press, p. 95-108

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Animal Deaths and the Written Record of History: The Politics of Pet Obituaries

Desmond, J., 2011, Making Animal Meaning. Kalof, L. & Montgomery, G. M. (eds.). Michigan State University Press, p. 99-112

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Touring the dead: Imagination, embodiment and affect in gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds exhibitions

Desmond, J. C., Oct 15 2011, Great Expectations: Imagination and Anticipation in Tourism. Berghahn Books, p. 174-195 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2008

Postmortem exhibitions: Taxidermied animals and plastinated corpses in the theaters of the dead

Desmond, J., Sep 1 2008, In : Configurations. 16, 3, p. 347-377 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

Legacies of 1898: US imperialism in a multi-sited historical perspective

Desmond, J., Jun 1 2007, In : Comparative American Studies. 5, 2, p. 115-118

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Towards a Prismatic “American Studies”

Desmond, J., Jan 1 2007, In : Safundi. 8, 1, p. 5-13 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2001

Dancing Desires: Choreographing Sexualities on and off the Stage

Desmond, J., Jul 2001, University of Wisconsin Press. 360 p. (Studies in Dance History)

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

2000

Terra Incognita: Mapping New Territory in Dance and “Cultural Studies”

Desmond, J., Jan 1 2000, In : Dance Research Journal. 32, 1, p. 43-53 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999

Picturing Hawai’i: The “Ideal” Native and the Origins of Tourism, 1880–1915

Desmond, J., 1999, In : Positions. 7, 2, p. 459-501

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Staging Tourism: Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World

Desmond, J., Dec 1999, University of Chicago Press. 361 p.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

1997

Invoking "The Native": Body Politics in Contemporary Hawaiian Tourist Shows

Desmond, J., 1997, In : TDR/The Drama Review. 41, 4, p. 83-107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meaning in Motion: New Cultural Studies of Dance

Desmond, J. (ed.), Apr 1997, Duke University Press. 408 p. (Post-Contemporary Interventions)

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

1996

Resituating American Studies in a Critical Internationalism

Dominguez, V. R. & Desmond, J., Jan 1 1996, In : American Quarterly. 48, 3, p. 475-490

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1995

Crafting Exhibitions

Dominguez, V. R. & Desmond, J. C., Dec 1995, In : American Anthropologist. 97, 4, p. 779-782

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1993

Embodying Difference: Issues in Dance and Cultural Studies

Desmond, J., 1993, In : Cultural Critique. 26, p. 33-63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mapping identity onto the body

Desmond, J., Jan 1 1993, In : Women and Performance. 6, 2, p. 103-126 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1991

Dancing out the Difference: Cultural Imperialism and Ruth St. Denis's "Radha" of 1906

Desmond, J., 1991, In : Signs. 17, 1, p. 28-49

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethnography, Orientalism and the avant‐garde film

Desmond, J., Jan 1 1991, In : Visual Anthropology. 4, 2, p. 147-160 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1989

How I met Miss Tootie: The Home Shopping Club

Desmond, J., Oct 1 1989, In : Cultural Studies. 3, 3, p. 340-347 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1977

Looking at dancing: an invitation to new audiences

Desmond, J. & Zamochnick, S. B., Apr 1977, In : Performing Arts Review. 7, 2, p. 263-266 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle