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2015 Dance Undergraduate Research Conference

Organized by students in Dance 481: Cross Cultural Currents

December 7, 3:30-8 p.m. in KNB 133

Free and open to the public

The 5th Dance Undergraduate Research Conference acts as the culminating presentation of research projects initiated by students in DNCE 481. The conference will consist of nine panels presenting short summations of the students’ research topics as well as roundtable discussions around these themes:

  • Strategies And Impact Of Modern Dance
  • Dance Across The Ages In The British Isles
  • Perceptions Of Gender In Dance
  • Dance Pedagogy: Current Trends And Troubles
  • Making Strides: The Impact Of Dance In The Community
  • Current Directions In Contemporary Dance
  • Global Dance Forms: Self-Expression And Cultural Connections
  • Age And The Dancing Body
  • Urban Dance: Issues Of Development And Appropriation 

We would be very pleased to share our insights and to engage in provocative discussion with you during this conference. Hope to see you there!

 

Schedule of Panels for December 7, 2015

3:30 p.m.
Introduction

3:35 p.m.
Strategies And Impact Of Modern Dance
Hilary James, Tessa Mark, Pascale de Repentigny-Lizotte, Charlotte Bowey

4:05 p.m.
Dance Across The Ages In The British Isles
Jennifer Fridfinnson, Emily McKay, Madison Dixon, Morgan O’Neill-Sharp

4:35 p.m.
Perceptions Of Gender In Dance
Amy Bauer, Solveig Desilets, Emily Henley, Katey Rogowsky

5:05 p.m.
Dance Pedagogy: Current Trends And Troubles
Miranda Stewart, Misha Behnia, Odessa Johnston, Kimmy Orr

5:35 p.m.
Making Strides: The Impact Of Dance In The Community
Jana Stevenson, Amanda Filipchuk, Taylor Ritchie 

6 p.m.
Current Directions In Contemporary Dance
Danielle Gauthier, Abby Burton, Elizabeth Burney, Debbie McDougall

6:30 p.m.
Global Dance Forms: Self-Expression And Cultural Connections
Erin Stanislow, Malu Satyro, Christahh Ahh, Brynn Williams

7 p.m.
Age And The Dancing Body
Maryn Bjorndahl, Cindy Chen, Mary Marieno

7:25 p.m.
Urban Dance: Issues Of Development And Appropriation
Josephine Vo, Brandon Maturino