Eylül Fidan Akıncı is a Ph.D. Candidate in Theatre and Performance program at The Graduate Center, CUNY. She published on public protests in Turkey, “Sacred Children, Accursed Mothers: Performativities of Necropolitics and Mourning in Neoliberal Turkey” in Performance in a Militarized Culture (eds. Sara Brady and Lindsey Mantoan, Routledge, 2018). Her research areas include dramaturgy, contemporary dance, physical theatre, objects and materiality, biopolitics and necropolitics, transfeminism, and continental philosophy. She works independently as a performer and dramaturg across theatre and choreography.