Volume 19, Number 2, September 2002
Cover: Leona Wood
Leona Wood: From the Kamarinskaya to the Danse du Ventre, by Susan Marshall
Touring with the Ali Souissi Dancers, by Aisha Ali
Salomé’s Dance of the Seven Veils: Oscar Wilde, Esoteric Thought, and the Dancer, by Andrea Deagon, Ph.D.
Dance and Jurisprudence in the Islamic Middle East, by Anthony Shay, Ph.D.
Wizards and Harlots: The Tainted Status of Musicians and Dancers, by Laurel Victoria Gray
The Rebirth of the Sacred Dancer, by “Shahrazad” C. Diallo-Huisman
Ethnography of an Epiphany: Physiological/Psychological Indications for Trance-like Behaviors in Middle Eastern Dance, By Marguerite Kusuhara with Richard Adrian Steiger
Peptides and the Mind/Body Orchestra: Shamanic Healing in the Zar and Sema Rituals, by Katya Faris
The Rapid Healing of the Sufi Dervishes, by Ron Iverson
Looking Beyond Despair: Zainab Salbi, Changing the World, One Woman at a Time, By Stephanie Heuer