Nathan Stucky's research while affiliated with Southern Illinois University Carbondale and other places

Publications (2)

Article
In asking what it means to perform an ethnographic other, I, a middle-aged White American man, struggle with a performance of my older Taiwanese Tai Chi teacher. Although everyday life performance (ELP) leads me ever closer to an exact copy of Master Han’s behaviors, it simultaneously clarifies difference. Is it mimesis or alterity? Am I presenting...
Chapter
American playwright Arthur Miller observed that acting, which he defines as assuming “the character of someone else,” is inevitable as soon as we walk out our front doors and into society (2001, 33). Any view of acting holding that each of us acts every day raises questions about the actor’s art, the nature of training, and the form any such traini...