\'The Body Politic\' — Ovid Meets Contemporary Issues In A New Opera From Juventas

Body Politic, Somatic Selves — A workshop for thinking with the body

Workshop with Jill Sigman, part of the Authenticity and Solidarity Conference. Sigman is an interdisciplinary artist and agent of change whose work exists at the intersection of dance, visual art, and ...

The Civil War on America’s Horizon

An uneasiness has overtaken the body politic. There is a sense that a terrible clash is about to occur. The establishment’s contempt for Donald Trump, and their machinations to remove him, are validat...

‘They thought us subversive’: Remembering the origins of the radical Belsize Lane Women’s Liberation Workshop

Mica said: “The nursery was a big idea. Back in 1972 an essay I wrote was in the Body Politic, it was about women and the family. It’s something we were all so concerned with. The idea of not having t...

US democracy is not at risk — it's working like the Constitution intended it to

Our Constitution is designed to outlast misdeeds and shocks to the body politic. It has lasted longer than any democracy in history. It is designed to outlast us all. It is counterintuitive, but the s...

Body politic: Dancers highlight bias attacks in city

The dance is a red alert. Five dancers, covered head-to-toe with magenta body paint, recently performed strange, silent routines at the sites of racist and homophobic attacks throughout the city. They ...

The Clickbait Era, Donald Trump and plunging trust in media

"I do agree that it's not healthy for the body politic on either side," Kellyanne said. She said that she and others "have tried, the president has tried, to turn down the temperature, to give more ac...

The Dance COLEctive resurfaces with 'REboot' at Dovetail Studios

Carpenter locating Cole’s body in the context of Chicago's body politic, where she’s lived and made work for 30 years, makes for a compelling juxtaposition about whether bodies lie, or not, and whose.

Colgate University exhibits study human body, historic prayer pilgrimage

Activities include a performance of Butterface, in which the artist sculpts ten pounds of unsalted butter onto her head; a performance workshop led by Posner to further develop Mother, a scene from he...

Catholics and the Abuse Scandal

These crimes are so pervasive and systemic that they must be eliminated, root and branch, from our body politic. It is painful to witness what the faithful go through to beg the church hierarchy to do ...

Local Miss America contestant: I saw the swimsuit competition hold the pageant hostage

Now, no one will. Fiona Lowenstein is a freelance writer, editor, and producer based in New York City. She writes about gender, wellness, politics and runs a queer feminist wellness collective, called ...