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La Mesa del Santo Niño de Atocha and the Conchero Dance Tradition of Mexico-Tenochtilaάn: Religious Healing in Urban Mexico and the United States

Inés Hernández-avila

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the ways in which the Conchero dance tradition in Mexico City, as well as in many urban areas in the United States, manifests a process of religious healing that is not only ... More


Embodying Rhythm: Improvisation as Agency in African Dance

Abby Carlozzo

in Hot Feet and Social Change: African Dance and Diaspora Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042959
eISBN:
9780252051814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042959.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this essay, Abby Carlozzo explores insights on improvisation gained from her fieldwork in Burkina Faso. She explores the philosophical and ideological tensions that arise from North American and ... More


The American Branch

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter details the history of the American Branch of the English Folk Dance Society (EFDS), as well as its clashes with the International Folk Dance movement. In the years between 1915 and ... More


Orderly Bodies: Dancing New York, 1900–1914

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the Anglo-American connection in the exchange of ideas that would help shape a folk revival in both New York and London. Even prior to World War I transatlantic crossings had ... More


Dynamic Traditions

Susan Eike Spalding

in Appalachian Dance: Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038549
eISBN:
9780252096457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038549.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book examines the dynamism of Appalachian dance traditions and the creativity involved in their evolution. Focusing on six dance communities—three in Eastern Kentucky, one in Northeast ... More


Mr. Perry’s Sweet Shop and a New Old Time Dance

Susan Eike Spalding

in Appalachian Dance: Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038549
eISBN:
9780252096457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038549.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the role of of cultural exchange in the evolution of old time dancing and the creation of a new style in dance in the coal town of Dante in Russell County, Virginia. It begins ... More


Afterword

Susan Eike Spalding

in Appalachian Dance: Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038549
eISBN:
9780252096457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038549.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book has explored what has given life and meaning to old time dancing in six communities in Eastern Kentucky, Northeast Tennessee, and Southwest Virginia in the late twentieth and early ... More


Stunning Males and Powerful Females: Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Christina Sunardi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038952
eISBN:
9780252096914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038952.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

In east Javanese dance traditions like Beskalan and Ngremo, musicians and dancers negotiate gender through performances where males embody femininity and females embody masculinity. This book ... More


Conclusion

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter illustrates how English Country Dance thrives in New York (and the United States) today, while comparatively languishing in London (and the United Kingdom). It notes the ... More


Moving onto the Stage: Tourism and the Transformation of Tahitian Dance

Miriam Kahn

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at some of the transformations that occurred in Tahitian dance from the eighteenth century (when European explorers first landed in Tahiti and two Tahitian men sailed back with ... More


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