Bridge to the Tango An attractive online catalog offering instructional videos, tango music on compact discs, films and documentaries, books on tango history, books of tango music and lyrics, and memorabilia.

Ernesto's Tango Page A classified listing of Web sites devoted to the tango, compiled and maintained by Ernst Buchberger in Vienna. The site has no graphic enhancements but is kept current up to the minute. It is particularly strong on tango music and dance in Europe.

Tango Links A directory of links to Web sites on the tango in more than forty countries, from Argentina to Vietnam, compiled and maintained by Christian Mensing. Also includes many names, mailing addresses, and telephone and fax numbers.

Tangosite A personal site maintained by Michel Van der Meiren in the Netherlands. The "news flash" section is not kept current, but the encyclopedia section offers useful information and directories.

Todo Tango Accurately named, this comprehensive Web site includes biographies of tango dancers, singers, poets, and musicians; information on lyrics, sheet music, books, and recordings; and a selective list of links to recommended sites in many countries. Acknowledged as a site of national interest by the Argentine government, it is a prime resource for all aspects of tango. It is available in Spanish or English.

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 2012 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...


Conference 2014: Writing Dancing/Dancing Writing
A Joint Conference of The Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS) and The Congress on Research in Dance (CORD)
13–16 November 2014
Hosted by the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa

Conference 2015 will be held in Athens, Greece. Dates and other details will be available later this Spring.


The SDHS Board of Directors election takes place during the final two weeks of February. All SDHS members may vote. Please log in and then click here to view candidates’ biographies. Ballots will be available beginning on Feb. 15.

SDHS announces the November 2013 awards, including de la Torre Bueno Prize® Special Citations.

Proceedings of the 2013 joint NOFOD/SDHS conference are now available.

Proceedings of the Special Topics Conference 2013: “Sacre Celebration: Revisiting, Reflecting, Revisioning” are now available.

Call for proposals for contributions to Conversations Across the Field of Dance Studies: Network of Pointes (Guest Editors: Drs. Kathrina Farrugia and Jill Nunes Jensen). Note that the deadline has been extended to May 15, 2014.

Updated 3 April: Conference announcements and calls for papers

Updated 3 April: Job postings and opportunities for students

Updated 24 February: News and announcements from SDHS members: “The American Society for Theatre Research is now seeking nominations for the Biennial Sally Banes Publication Prize....”

SDHS endorses MLA statement on learning another language

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