Emerging Voices: Encounters with Reflexivity

  • Tomie Hahn Tomie Hahn, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, conducts research on a wide range of topics including: Japanese traditional performing arts, Monster Truck rallies, issues of identity and creative expression of multiracial individuals, and relationships of technology and culture; interactive dance/movement performance; and gestural control and extended human/computer interface in the performing arts.


This paper focuses on the power of voice and the nature of reflexivity in feminist ethnography starting with a definition of reflexivity, a brief historical context, and closing with several mini-case studies, including Japanese traditional dance; Monster Truck rallies; and the Deep Listening community.