Conversations Across The Field Of Dance: Call for Submissions
Teacher's Imprint: Rethinking Dance Legacy
Editor: Sanja Andus L'Hotellier

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Special Issue of Dance Chronicle: Call for Proposals

Dance Chronicle invites research manuscript submissions for a special issue of Dance Chronicle on the theme of “Kinetic, Mobile, and Modern: Dance and the Visual Arts,” to be edited by Joellen A. Meglin and Lynn Matluck Brooks. We want to explore the ways in which dance and the visual arts have intersected, converged, dialogued, and propelled one another forward, whether through felicitous collaboration or the unique visuo-spatial talent of an individual. More Information

“Now Let Us Anatomize Shakespeare: Shakespeare-Inspired Ballets in European Ballet Companies”

Call for Papers for the ESRA conference, July 27-30, 2017, Gdansk, Poland. Convenor: Adeline Chevrier-Bosseau, University of Paris-Est Créteil. More Information

Choreographic Practices: Words and Dance

This special journal issue of Choreographic Practices - WORDS and DANCE - aims to draw together, contribute to and exemplify debates around the use of spoken word in current and future 21st Century dance practices as well as its place in the contemporary cultural landscape. more here

Deadline for full essays June 1st, 2016

For the complete call for submissions please click here

Sound – Traces – Moves. Soundtraces in Motion

Gesellschaft für Tanzforschung Annual Conference
November 18-20, 2016

Deadline for proposals for lectures, workshops, poster presentations, lecture demonstrations, performances and labs May 1st, 2016

For conference and submission details, please click here


American Society for Theater Research (ASTR)
November 3 - 6, 2016

Proposal Deadline for Plenary Papers, Working Sessions, and Curated Panels  February 1st, 2016

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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...

  • 2016 SDHS + CORD Joint Conference
    Beyond Authenticity & Appropriation: Bodies, Authorship and Choreographies of Transmission
    Nov 3-6, 2016
    Pomona College, Claremont, CA

  • 2017 CORD + SDHS Joint Conference
    Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance
    October 19-22, 2017
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA
    Call for Proposals will be posted in November 2016
To presenters at the 2015 joint conference with CORD in Athens Greece. Guidelines for submission of conference proceedings may be found here.

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

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

Conversations call for contributions: Dancing the African Diaspora. Guest Editors: Takiyah Nur Amin and Thomas F. DeFrantz. Note that the deadline for submissions has again been extended. It is now July 15, 2015.

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