Annual Conferences

Congress on Research in Dance (CORD) hosts annual conferences each November.  These annual conferences cover a wide spectrum of topics.  The CORD Annual Conference is held throughout the USA and occasionally abroad. 

DSA's 2018 Inaugural Conference
July 5-8, 2017
The University of Malta, Valetta, Malta

If your institution is interested in partnering with the Congress on Research in Dance and the Society of Dance History Scholars in hosting a conference, please review these guidelines.

When you're ready to submit a proposal, follow the guidelines at this link and submit your proposal to

Upcoming Conferences

City, State, Country
July 5 - 8, 2018 University of Malta Valletta, Malta, EU

Past Conferences
 Date Location  City, State, Country 
October 2017 The Ohio State UniversityColumbus, Ohio, USA
November 2016  Pomona College  Claremont, California, USA
 June 2015  Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center
 Michael Cacoyannis Foundation
 Athens, Greece
 November 2014  The University of Iowa  Iowa City, Iowa, USA
 November 2013
 Mission Inn & Spa
 Riverside, California, USA
 November 2012
 Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa
 Albuquerque, New Mexico USA
 November 2011  Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
 June 2009  De Montfort University   Leicester, United Kingdom 
 November 2008  Hollins University   Roanoke, Virginia 
 November 2007  Barnard College   New York, New York, USA
 June 2007  Centre de la Danse    Paris, France 
 November 2006  Arizona State University, Tempe   Tempe, Arizona, USA 
 November 2005    Université du Québec à Montréal  Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 March 2005  Florida State University  Tallahassee, Florida, USA
 August 2004  National Taipei University of the Arts  Taipei, Taiwan
 August 2003  New York Marriott Marquis   New York, New York, USA 
 June 2002    Providence, Rhode Island, USA 
 October 2001   New York University  New York, New York, USA 
 July 2000    Washington, District of Columbia, USA
 December 1999  Pomona Colleges    Claremont, California, USA 
 November 1998  The Ohio State University  Columbus, Ohio, USA
 October 1997  University of Arizona  Tucson, Arizona, USA
 August 1996  University of North Carolina, Greensboro  Greensboro, North Carolina, USA 
 June 1995    Miami, Florida, USA
 October 1994    Denton, Texas, USA
 August 1993  New York Public Library, Dance Collection  New York, New York, USA
 August 1992    Atlanta, Georgia, USA
 August 1991   University of Iowa  Iowa City, Iowa, USA
 July 1990  Hong Kong Academy of the Performing Arts  Hong Kong, Hong Kong
 November 1989  Colonial Williamsburg  Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
 June 1989   University of North Carolina, Greensboro  Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
 July 1988   King Edward Hotel  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 October 1987    New York University &
 Marymount Manhattan College
 New York, New York, USA
 October 1985   The Ohio State University  Columbus, Ohio, USA
 October 1984   Sheraton Hotel Hartford  Hartford, Connecticut, USA
 October 1983  Brigham Young University   Provo, Utah, USA
 October 1982  State University of New York at New Paltz  New Paltz, New York, USA
 July 1981  University of California, Los Angeles  Los Angeles, California, USA
 August 1978   University of Hawaii at Manoa  Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
 November 1976    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
 October 1974  Golden Gateway Holiday Inn   San Francisco, California, USA
 July 1969   George Washington University   Washington, District of Columbia, USA
 May 1967  Greyston Conference Center of Teachers College  Riverdale, New York, USA
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