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Dancing in New York

Halifu Osumare

in Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056616
eISBN:
9780813053530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056616.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the author’s return to the US after almost 3 years in Europe and continues to explore her blackness in the post-Civil Rights era of the early 70s (first in Boston and then in ... More


Later Dances

Thomas F. DeFrantz

in Dancing Revelations: Alvin Ailey's Embodiment of African American Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301717
eISBN:
9780199850648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301717.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines developments in the career of Alvin Ailey during the 1970s. Ailey's choreographic output slowed considerably after the Ellington festival and he made no new dances for his ... More


Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

SanSan Kwan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Kinesthetic City takes as its premise the idea that moving bodies, place, history, and identity are mutually productive. Analyzing both everyday movement and contemporary concert dance ... More


Dance in Barbados: Reclaiming, Preserving, and Creating National Identities

Susan Harewood and John Hunte (eds)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Dance

Susan Harewood and John Hunte reveal a wealth of information and insight about how the range of Barbados dance and policy on that island helps form identities, from the historical dances, to efforts ... More


Jacob’s Pillar

Paul A. Scolieri

in Ted Shawn: His Life, Writings, and Dances

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199331062
eISBN:
9780190050580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199331062.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This chapter focuses on Ted Shawn’s role in the development of Jacob’s Pillow from a summer dance training camp into an internationally renowned dance school and festival. Through Shawn’s wartime ... More


Vibrating with Taipei: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and National Kinesthesia

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The chapter begins with an investigation of the interrelationships among bodies, cities, histories and Chineseness-es in Taipei. Chapter one explores the everyday experience of moving through Taipei ... More


Modernist Forms in a Jewish State

Hannah Kosstrin

in Honest Bodies: Revolutionary Modernism in the Dances of Anna Sokolow

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199396924
eISBN:
9780199396979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396924.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

Focusing on Sokolow’s work in Israel, this chapter highlights tensions between American Jewishness and Israeliness through critical response to her dances Dreams (1961), Opus ’63 (1963), Forms ... More


Introduction: New Dance Studies/New German Cultural Studies

Susan Manning and Lucia Ruprecht

in New German Dance Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036767
eISBN:
9780252093869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036767.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to offer fresh histories and theoretical inquiries that will resonate not only for scholars working in the field of dance, but ... More


Watching After Weimar: Dance’s Intellectual Property and the Protection of Memory

Kate Elswit

in Watching Weimar Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199844814
eISBN:
9780199376056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844814.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter takes up larger questions of retrospective watching through the post-World War Two moment at which understandings of Weimar dance were consolidated. Beginning from the copyright suit ... More


Becoming–Dinosaur: Collective Process and Movement Aesthetics

Anna Hickey-Moody

in Deleuze and Performance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635030
eISBN:
9780748652587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers an interpretation of the integrated dance theatre of the Restless Dance Company as involving a process of turning away from the determinations of intellectually disabled bodies in ... More


Impossible Spectacles: Death, Dance, and Direct Expression

Kate Elswit

in Watching Weimar Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199844814
eISBN:
9780199376056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844814.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on the complications of staging death in danced form during a time when dance’s significance was understood to be increasingly derived from the physicality of the movement ... More


New German Dance Studies

Susan Manning and Lucia Ruprecht (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036767
eISBN:
9780252093869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036767.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book offers fresh histories and theoretical inquiries that resonate across fields of the humanities. Sixteen chapters range from eighteenth-century theater dance to popular contemporary dances ... More


Agency Under Networks: Belonging and Privacy in Feminist Visual Culture

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter gives an in-depth look at the feminist dance theatre of Manjusri Chaki-Sircar and Ranjabati Sircar. Besides, it determines how this minimal norm of feminist temporal agency is being ... More


Heidi Duckler

Melanie Kloetzel and Carolyn Pavlik

in Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034003
eISBN:
9780813039442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034003.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Collage Dance Theatre is a Los Angeles-based site-specific dance company in which Heidi Duckler serves as the artistic director. Duckler values community and historical elements, and she is known for ... More


Introduction

Anna Pakes

in Choreography Invisible: The Disappearing Work of Dance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199988211
eISBN:
9780190071448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199988211.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter introduces the topic of the book, explaining how the nature of dances presents a number of philosophical puzzles. Connections and distinctions between the concepts invoked by the count ... More


Refusing Modernist Formulas of Second-Class Citizenship: Arthur Mitchell and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Clare Croft

in Dancers as Diplomats: American Choreography in Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199958191
eISBN:
9780190226329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958191.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This chapter examines the State Department’s attempts to package messages about American racial inclusivity in dance modernism in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Modernism’s emphasis on abstraction made ... More


Access Denied and Sumud: Making A Dance of Asymmetric Warfare

Nicholas Rowe

in Choreographies of 21st Century Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190201661
eISBN:
9780190201692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201661.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter critically reflects on the creative development and performance of Access Denied, a contemporary dance production presented by Ramallah Dance Theatre in 2004. Created and performed ... More


Kankouran West African Dance Company, Washington, D.C.

William Serrano-Franklin

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/9780252042959.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

Amaniyea Payne, dancer/choreographer and Artistic Director of Muntu Dance Theatre, offers her reflections on Muntu’s more than four decades in Chicago, Illinois. There, in mid-west U.S.A., Muntu ... More


Social Mimesis, Commemoration, and Ethnic Performance: Fiji Banaban Representations of the Past

Wolfgang Kempf

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/9780824833664.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how memory is created by social mimesis. It looks at mimetic practices among the Banabans, a people originally from the island of Banaba in the central Pacific but relocated to ... More


Gloria Govrin

Dean Speer

in On Technique

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034386
eISBN:
9780813046280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034386.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter describes the career and teaching philosophy of Gloria Govrin, who has been a soloist with the New York City Ballet and Associate Director of the San Francisco Ballet School. She is now ... More


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