Dance Research, the journal of the Society for Dance Research, is essential reading for those involved in the study and practice of dance. The journal covers dance worldwide both from a historical and contemporary perspective, engaging with current debates on dance and across cognate disciplines with dance at the centre of inquiry.
About this Journal
Dance Research, the journal of the Society for Dance Research, is a bi-annual internationally peer reviewed journal. It welcomes high quality original research articles on dance worldwide both historical and contemporary.
The journal aims to engage with current debates on dance and across cognate disciplines with dance at the centre of inquiry. In addition, the journal publishes book reviews, notes on archives dedicated to dance, and selected translations into English of key material on dance.
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Editors and Editorial Board
Margaret M. McGowan
Please send books for review to:
Professor Alexandra Kolb
University of Roehampton
Digby Stuart College
Melissa Blanco Borelli
Maria Salgado LLopis
Roland John Wiley
The Society provides a forum for the presentation, discussion and publication of dance research. To this end it organises events and publishes a Journal and a newsletter.
Events: The Society holds regular events for the presentation of the findings of dance research and for their discussion. These include the presentation of papers, lectures, demonstrations and research seminars.
National Film Archives: Dance film and video from the BBC archives has been made available by a joint project funded by the Society. Members may view these free of charge, and by appointment, at the NFA.
Meetings: The Society’s business is conducted at general meetings which are open to members.
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Dance Research publishes occasional special issues to honour the lives of key contributors in the field. These collections of selected papers are also published as books and are available for stand-alone purchase. Click here for more information on the Dance Research special issues.
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Divine Punishment or Disease? Medieval and Early Modern Approaches to the 1518 Strasbourg Dancing PlagueLynneth J. Miller
Thinking Strategically about Dance Making: An Analysis of the Structuring Stage and the Strategies Choreographers Use for Varying Dance Works
Liberated Women and Travesty Fetishes: Conflicting Representations of Gender in Parisian Fin-de-Siècle Music-Hall BalletSarah Gutsche-Miller
Dance, Diaspora and the Role of the Archives: A Dialogic Reflection upon the Black Dance Archives Project (UK)Jane Carr and Deborah Baddoo
Jon May, Beatriz Calvo-Merino, Scott deLahunta, Wayne McGregor, Rhodri Cusack, Adrian M. Owen, Michele Veldsman, Cristina Ramponi and Philip Barnard
Arousal Decrease in Sleeping Beauty: Audiences' Neurophysiological Correlates to Watching a Narrative Dance Performance of two-and-a-half hoursC. Jola, F. E. Pollick and M. H. Grosbras
Learning and Synchronising Dance Movements in South African Songs – Cross-cultural Motion-capture StudyHimberg Tommi and Thompson Marc R.
Alexandra Kolb and Sophia Kalogeropoulou