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2011 Special Topics Conference: Dance in American Culture
11 Mar 2011
12 Mar 2011
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Registration is closed
The purpose of this conference is to contextualize dance’s role in the formation of American society. We encourage paper submissions that investigate the relationship between American history, culture and dance and that emphasize fresh approaches to historical interpretation.
Topics might include, but are not limited to:
Disillusionment with the American Ideal
Pluralistic Identities and the American Mosaic
Revolution and Democracy
Staging American Identities
Promises and Propaganda
Anxieties of Influence
Varieties of Religious Experience
Conformity and Consensus
New Frontiers in Technology
Do-it-Yourself (DIY) culture
Congress on Research in Dance (CORD)
Florida State University’s American Dance Studies Program http://dance.fsu.edu/
This two-day special topics conference allows for focused investigation of a specific topic in dance studies and will not replace the annual CORD conference scheduled for November 2011.
Jennifer Atkins, Ph.D.
Sally R. Sommer, Ph.D.
Tricia Young, Ph.D.
Congress on Research in Dance