Dance History Dance History Politics, Practices and Perspectives by pptfiles


									      Dance History: Dance History: Politics,
           Practices and Perspectives

                  Saturday 13 March 2010


9.00: Registration and coffee
Queen’s Building (QB) Southlands College, Roehampton
University, Roehampton Lane (enter by the main gate and turn

10.00 - 11.15: Panel 1
Chair: Stephanie Jordan (Roehampton University)

Steffi Schroedter, Forschungsinstitut für Musiktheater der
Universität, Bayreuth, Germany: Paris, qui danse: Movement and
Sound Spaces between the July Monarchy and the Second French

Noémie Solomon, New York University, USA: Unworking Dance,
Redoing Gesture: The Reinvention of History and Subjectivity in
French Contemporary Choreography

Víctor Durà-Vilà, Durham University, UK: Versatility versus
authenticity: a positive answer to a false dilemma

11.15: Coffee break

11.45 - 12.45: Panel 2
Chair: Jane Pritchard (Victoria and Albert Museum, Chair Society
for Dance Research)

Michael Huxley, De Montfort University, UK: "It’s a different way of
thinking about dance history isn’t it?" — a student perspective on
dance history

Hanna Järvinen and Anne Makkonen, Theatre Academy, Finland:
Can We Dance History?

12.45: Lunch provided

1.45 - 3.00: Panel 3
Chair: Helena Hammond (Surrey University)

Camelia Lenart, State University of New York at Albany, USA:
Turning the Tide and Reconstructing the Politics - a New
Perspective on Martha Graham’s Tour to Britain in 1954 and the
Response to Its Political and Artistic Complexity

Jane Carr, Laban, UK: Embodying dance history: Issues of control
and agency

Henrietta Bannerman, The Place, UK: The Author Revived in the
Name of Judson

3.00: Coffee Break

3.30 - 5.00: Panel 4 and Plenary session
Chairs: Geraldine Morris and Larraine Nicholas (Roehampton

Alida Green, University of Pretoria, South Africa: Choreographing
the future: writing a South African children’s ballroom dance history

Stacey Prickett, Roehampton University, UK: The People’s Dance:
workers, politics and movement in 1930s Britain

For further event details, directions or queries about the
programme please contact Dr. Helen Julia Minors,

NOTE: This programme may be subject to changes.


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