Ballroom and Country Western Dance Generated from the province of Alberta in western Canada, this Web site is dedicated to the promotion of fitness and dancing, including ballroom dancing, country-western dancing, and dancesport.

Ballroom Dancers Federation The BDF aims to foster the spirit of good fellowship and sportsmanship and to protect the interests, both nationally and internationally, of competitors, demonstrators, adjudicators, teachers, and coaches.

Henry's Dance Hotlist An extensive collection of links to Web sites on ballroom dance, dancesport, swing dance, nightclub dance, and other forms of social dance, compiled and maintained by Henry Neeman, a self-described dork who is a research scientist at the Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, a visiting assistant professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Oklahoma, and an instructor for the Sooner Ballroom Dance Club.

International DanceSport Federation IDSF comprises seventy-three national member federations on five continents. Its purpose is to promote dancesport internationally. Its activities are reported in the part of its Web site called The World Dance Plaza.

Latin American Dances, International Circuit A directory of links to Web sites on Latin American music and dance around the world.

United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association USABDA is the national organization of competitive ballroom dancing, also known as dancesport.

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 2014 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...


SDHS Special Topics Conference, “Dance as Experience: Progressive Era Origins and Legacies”, March 26–28, 2015 in Baltimore, MD.

Conference 2015, Cut & Paste: Dance Advocacy in the Age of Austerity, a joint SDHS and CORD conference, will be held June 4–7, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Applications are now being accepted for the Selma Jeanne Cohen Award and the Graduate Student Travel Award.