Jonas, T. A. C. (2015). Choreographing Family: Performativity and Spectatorship in Interracial Adoption. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.14418/wes01.1.2006
This thesis explores interracial adoption through the lens of performance theory. I define family as performative in two senses: the first as active and not inherited, the second as a spectacle. I then posit two original pieces of choreography within these respective frameworks.