List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors Acknolwedgments 1. Introduction Sherril Dodds (Temple University, USA) 2. Research Methods and Problems Rachel Fensham (Melbourne University, Australia) Current Research and Issues 3. Dance Pedagogy Edward C. Warburton (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA) 4. Practice-As-Research Vida Midgelow (Middlesex University, UK) 5. Dance and Politics Juan Ignacio Vallejos (National Council for Scientific and Technical Research, Argentina.) 6. Dance and Identity Prarthana Purkayastha (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK) 7. Dance Science Emma Redding (Trinity Laban, UK) 8. Screendance Harmony Bench (The Ohio State university, USA) 9. Dance Ethnography Yvonne Daniel (Smith College, USA) 10. Popular Dance Sherril Dodds (Temple University, USA) 11. Dance History Susan Manning (Northwestern University, USA) 12. Dance and Philosophy Anna Pakes (Roehampton University, UK) 13. Digital Dance Hetty Blades (Coventry University, USA) and Sarah Whatley (Coventry University, USA) 14. New Directions Mark Franko (Temple University, USA) 15. Annotated Bibliography Elizabeth Bergman (Temple University, USA) 16. A to Z of Key Concepts in Dance Studies Lise Uytterhoeven (London Studio Centre, UK) Index
The Bloomsbury Companion to Dance Studies examines key research areas, issues and methods that collectively form the contemporary field of dance scholarship.
Sherril Dodds is a Professor of Dance at Temple University, USA. Her books include Dance on Screen, Dancing on the Canon, Bodies of Sound and The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Competition. She is a founder member of the PoPMOVES research group and is currently Director of the Institute of Dance Scholarship at Temple University.