The Society of Dance History Scholars merged with the Congress on Research in Dance in July 2017 to create the Dance Studies Association (DSA).  Until the new Dance Studies Association website is launched in 2018, please use this link to make a donation to DSA: 

Charitable donation receipts will be issued by Dance Studies Association. All contributions are tax-deductible to the maximum allowable by U.S. law as a 501(c)3 organization.

Thank you for supporting of the field of dance studies.


You may also send a cheque or money order made payable to Dance Studies Association

Dance Studies Association

7044 S. 13th Street
Oak Creek, WI 53154

Please contact Association Manager, Janet Wilhelms if you have any questions:

414.908.4951 x103

SDHS publications

Studies in Dance History SDHS’s monograph series, published by University of Wisconsin Press, answers a growing demand for works that provide fresh analytical perspectives on dancing, dancers, and dances in a global context. Read more...

[cover of 2015 Conversations] Issued yearly in early spring generally, Conversations Across the Field of Dance Studies reflects the dynamic and diverse membership of SDHS. We seek to bring you themes and debates current in the field of dance studies and the profession, alongside news from the international community of scholars in dance and related disciplines. Read more...

  • 2018 DSA Inaugural Conference
    Contra: Dance & Conflict
    July 5-8, 2018
    The University of Malta, Valetta, Malta
    Click here for the Call for Proposals

SDHS announces this year’s award recipients. Awards will be presented at the SDHS/CORD conference.

Dance Chronicle announces Founding Editors’ Awards, honoring Barbara Palfy in 2015. Sponsored by Dance Chronicle and Routledge/Taylor & Francis

Updated 28 April 2017: Upcoming events

Updated 28 April 2017: Conference announcements and calls for papers

Updated 28 April 2017: Job postings and opportunities for students

SDHS endorses MLA statement on learning another language

Connect to through this link and a percentage of your purchase will help fund graduate student travel to SDHS conferences.