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Iranian Dance Studies Working Group's inaugural meeting
Saturday, October 08, 2022, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
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Iranian Dance Studies Working Group's inaugural meeting on Oct.8 (10am to noon PST). Email Mahsa ([email protected]) for Zoom URL.

The proposed Iranian Dance Studies Working Group seeks to increase dialogue and collaboration among dancers, choreographers and scholars in Iran and across the diaspora. Topics of collective interest include but are not limited to Iranian dance education, dance history, terminology, documentation and issues of cultural appropriation and misrepresentation. Explored genres will stretch from regional folk dance to popular, urban, traditional and contemporary expressions.

Members from left to right: Ida Meftahi, Anthony Shay, Heather Rastovac Akbarzadeh, Elaheh Hatami, Maryam B. Nesami,Hersh Armand, Shahrzad Khorsandi, Nima Abdali, Hediyeh Azma, Afshin Derakh’shesh,Banafsheh Sayyad, Aisan Hoss, Delsie Khadem-Ghaeini, Nasim Lootij and WG Chair:  Mahsa Hojjati.
DSA members are welcome!
Iranian Dance WG