Iranian Dance Studies

Chair: Mahsa Hojjati ([email protected])

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.

Iranian Dance Studies Working Group's inaugural meeting on Oct.7 (10am to noon PST). Email Mahsa for Zoom URL.

Confirmed members for the inaugural meeting:  Ida Meftahi, Anthony Shay,  Heather Rastovac Akbarzadeh, Elaheh Hatami, Mahsa Hojjati, Shahrzad Khorsandi, Hersh Armand, Hediyeh Azma, Banafsheh Sayyad, Aisan Hoss and Delsie Khadem-Ghaeini...

DSA members are welcome!

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