An Ecology of Performing Arts Traditions
In the more familiar sense of the word, ecology is a biological matter, concerned with relationships between living things and their environments. Such relationships are dynamic. In the study of any living community, diverse organisms interact
the oral arguments, the author turns to the work of Robert Audi and his concept of a theo-ethical equilibrium. Audi argues that mature, rational, religious people living in a liberal democracy will seek at least a measure of “reflective equilibrium among their beliefs and attitudes grounded in
mourn an elderly person who has lived alife worthy of emulation and has departed at an age that is the envy of the living. In such a context, the mood is not that of lamentation but rather a celebratory one. Consequently, dirges in such circumstances in the Paasaala context are used to teach communal
Butler’s phrasing, “a reality that disrupted the hegemonic field of representation itself” 9 (Butler 2004, 150). The experience (both individual and collective) of suffering and life-threatening precariousness, evident in accounts of the Marawi siege, has motivated people to act socially and politically
years, by carrying an Official Passport, they are considered as Thai bureaucrats and cannot acquire Indonesian citizenship. The only exception is the case of Bhante Kanit. He traveled on an ordinary passport, and after living in Indonesia more than ten years, he was given citizenship. As a result, among
life conversation, rhythmic verses, and songs. The more modern plot asked the performers to portray their characters through their acting, for example, asking them to speak naturally is the script showed a daily life dialogue; and to sing while dancing if there were verses in the script.
This kind of
, event, feeling, idea, life, things, as well as other sensations which are smelling, hearing and seeing. The meaning extensions are motivated by metaphorical and metonymic processes. The following example is a meaning extension from taste to action.
/kop 2 su 2 wa 4 nan 1 yim 4 waːn5 naː 3 rak 4
towards the staircase, which led to the house’s upper chambers. The monk followed his silent leader. After they had climbed the stairs, they passed for a long while along a vaulted passageway, from which doors left and right seemed to lead into the living quarters. Uncanny darkness brooded inside the
“fat” and “purely thin” political dynasties. Our goal with this approach is to illustrate real life dynamics of the Filipino political clan, which is often characterized by a mixture of relatives running simultaneously and political positions held by a single family over time. Cruz (2014) identified
often frequent occurrence of the following subjects or themes in wall decora- tion, painted or carved in stone: the tomb occupant(s), some times at a banquet, usually with scenes from his and/or her life; wrestlers, acrobats, dancers, and other entertainment for the occupant; mounted fi gures, including