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Iranian Dance Studies Working Group
Sunday, February 19, 2023, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
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Chair: Mahsa Hojjati ([email protected]) - Email for Zoom link

This proposed working group on Iranian Dance Studies 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.

Next meeting: Sunday February 19th, 10-noon PT.

Current Members: Nima Abdali, Dr. Heather Rastovac Akbarzadeh, Hersh Armand, Hediyeh Azma, Afshin Derakh’shesh, Saman Hajimohammad, Mahsa Hojjati (WG Chair), Aisan Hoss, Mastoureh JafarzadehDelsie Khadem-Ghaeini, Shahrzad Khorsandi, Nima Kiann, Aleksandra Kilczewska, Nasim Lootij, Geeti Mahajan, Dr. Ida Meftahi, Haleh Mir Miri, Amineh Ahmadi Nejad, Dr. Maryam B. Nesami, Banafsheh Sayyad, Dr. Anthony Shay, and Raana Shokrollahi.

DSA members are welcome!