Archives of Early Lindy Hop This splendid Web site, mounted by the Savoy Style Swing Shop, provides a history of the Lindy, biographies of dancers, a filmography, photos, and a library of Lindy links.

Pennyslvania 6-5000 / Atomic Magazine This dual site claims to be "your essential guide to retro culture," covering "all that is swing on the Internet." The site of the "Lindy Week Review" provides news and reviews of events, a dancers' forum, a guide to establishments, a photo gallery, a listing of Lindy links, and information on travel, music, zoot suits, and accessories.

Swing Dance Research and Historic Association The purpose of the SDRHA is to gather information pertaining to all forms of swing dancing. The site is maintained by the association's founder and president, H. Leon Raper, a swing dancer, teacher, and historian as well as an Internet entrepreneur.

World Swing Dance Council Organized in 1993, the WSDC is a service organization designed to further communication and to profile informational services and record keeping for the international swing dance community. This site provides numerous links to local clubs and swing dance resources.

World Rock 'n' Roll Confederation Based in Munich, the WRRC has constituents in thirty-one nations. It is devoted to rock-and-roll dance, boogie-woogie, and the Lindy Hop as high-performance, competitive sport.

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...

  • 2017 Special Topics Conference
    Dancing East Asia: Critical Choreographies and Their Corporeal Politics
    April 7-8, 2017
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan USA
    This conference is free and open to the public. No registration required.
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  • 2017 CORD + SDHS Joint Conference
    Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance
    October 19-22, 2017
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA
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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

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