Out and About

Upcoming:

2020

National Council of University Research Administrators, Presenter, San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 2-5, 2020

National Humanities Alliance, Advocate, Washington, DC, March 8-10, 2020

Feminist Modernist Studies Association, Plenary Panelist, Chicago, IL, April 2-5, 2020

Popular Culture Association, Presenter, Philadelphia, PA, April 15-18, 2020

Past: 

2019

Dance Artist Writing Workshop, Presenter and Facilitator, Dance Source Houston, Houston, TX, December 2019

The Human Condition, Social Movement Contemporary Dance, Houston, TX, October 25-26, 2019

National Arts Strategies, Executive Program in Arts and Culture Strategy, Convening, Philadelphia, September 19-21, 2019

Dance Studies Association, Presenter, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), August 8-11, 2019

Barnstorm Dance Fest, Dance Source Houston, Facilitator of Artist-in-Residence Talk, Houston, TX

That’s Entertainment!, Social Movement Contemporary Dance, Houston, TX, June 7-8, 2019

John S. Aubrey Fellowship, Newberry Library (Chicago), May 4-June 6, 2019

ProfSPEAK! “Where do We Keep History? Finding Dance in the Archives (and How to Get There)”, Sam Houston State University Honors College, March 27, 2019

National Arts Strategies, Executive Program in Arts and Culture Strategy, Convening, Philadelphia, March 13-16, 2019

National Humanities Alliance, Annual Meeting and Advocacy Day, Washington DC, March 10-12, 2019

2018

Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker (Chicago), December 8

Roundtable Participant for “Chicago Style: Making Modernism in the Midwest,” Modernist Studies Association, November 8-11

Artists-in-Residence Post-Performance Discussion Facilitator, Dance Source Houston, Houston, Texas

2017

Pathway Guide facilitator for Direct Path to Detour at Diverseworks, Houston, TX, October 28

Convener, Contingent Faculty Dinner/Brainstorm, at CORD + SDHS 2017 Annual Conference, October 19-22

“The Body Democratic: Dance Pedagogy in US Colleges and Universities, 1900-1940,” at CORD + SDHS 2017 Annual Conference, October 19-22

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century Chicago, 1893-1955, Newberry Library (Chicago), June 12 – July 8

“Why Not Dance in History?: Using Popular Dance in the US History Surveys,” at Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, April 12-15

“Well Behaved Bodies Seldom Make (Dance) History: Teaching Dance (and) History Across the Humanities,” at Liberal Arts International Conference, Texas A&M University at Qatar, January 29-31

2016

“Well Behaved Bodies Seldom Make (Dance) History: Teaching Dance (and) History Across the Humanities,” at CORD + SDHS 2016 Annual Conference, November 3-6

American Historical Association’s 2nd Annual Texas Conference on Introductory Courses, August 5-6

Manuscript Research, July

“Dancing Schools and Dens of Vice: Progressive Legacies in Chicago Dance Halls, 1900-1940” – (NEW and IMPROVED!) at Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference, March 22-25

Manuscript Research, March

2015

October 13-17. Author Workshop, Folklore Studies in A Multicultural World series with University of Illinois Press, Editor Laurie Matheson, for Dancing American-ness: Folk Dance as Americanization in Chicago, 1890 1940

September 26. “Out of Many, One: Elections and Voting in the United States, 1790-Present,” Waller County Election Officials’ Training Event

“Dancing Schools and Dens of Vice: Progressive Legacies in Chicago Dance Halls, 1900-1940” at Dance as Experience: Progressive Era Origins and Legacies, a Special Topics Conference jointly sponsored by the Society of Dance History Scholars and Peabody Dance, March 26-28

2014

“Sourcing the Popular: Danced Archives from the Cancan to Ragtime” Roundtable Participant, Special Joint Meeting, Congress on Research in Dance and Society of Dance History Scholars, November 13-16

2013-2014            Dissertation Fellowship, Texas A&M University at Qatar

2013

“Dancing Idylls: Folk Dance Traditions and Progressive Legacies in Chicago Public Schools, 1890-1940” Special Joint Meeting, Congress on Research in Dance and Society of Dance History Scholars, November 14-17

2013-2014            Dissertation Fellowship, Texas A&M University at Qatar

2012

“For Strong Minds and Well-Trained Bodies: Folk Dance Performance and Native-Born Americans, 1890-1935” Congress on Research in Dance Annual Conference, November 8-11

Guest Lecture, Dance Department, University of Houston, November 26

Guest Lecture, Jump Rhythm Jazz Project Summer Intensive, Northwestern University, June 21

“Building National Character: Urbanization, Americanization and Folk Dance in Chicago, 1890-1940” Society of Dance History Scholars Annual Conference, June 14-17

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