Past Conference Proceedings

The proceedings of the Dance Studies Association annual conference is no longer published. 

With our 2019 conference “Dancing in Common" at Northwestern University, DSA will no longer publish proceeding of conferences. Conference presenters interested in publishing their research can submit their work to our peer-review journal DRJ for consideration.  For program books (including schedules, abstracts and speaker bios) from 2019 forward, please visit the PAST CONFERENCES page.

Individual authors hold the copyrights to their papers.  The Congress on Research in Dance and the Society of Dance History Scholars are not legally responsible for any violation of copyright; authors are solely responsible. THIS SECTION UNDER CONSTRUCTION - ALL PROCEEDINGS WILL BE DOWNLOADABLE SHORTLY.

  • 2017 Conference Proceedings - Transmissions and Traces: Rending Dance 
  • 2016 Conference Proceedings - Beyond Authenticity and Appropriation: Bodies, Authorship, and Choreographies of Transmission
  • 2015 Conference Proceedings - Cut & Paste: Dance Advocacy in the Age of Austerity
  • 2014 Conference Proceedings (SHDS/CORD) - Writing Dancing/Dancing Writing
  • 2013 Conference Proceedings (NFfOD/SDHS) - Dance ACTions: Traditions and Transformations
  • 2012 Conference Proceedings (SDHS) - Dance and the Social City
  • 2011 Conference Proceedings (SDHS) - Dance Dramaturgy: catalyst, perspective, + memory
  • 2010 Conference Proceedings (SDHS) - Dance & Spectacle
  • 2009 Conference Proceedings - Topographies: Sites, Bodies, Technologies
  • 2008 Conference Proceedings - Looking Back Moving Forward
  • 2007 Conference Proceedings - Re-Thinking Practice and Theory International Symposium on Dance Research
  • 2006 Conference Proceedings