SYMPOSIUM // INDIGENOUS MUSIC & DANCE: Cultural Maintenance, Transmission and Transformation in the 20th Century

Many thanks to the symposium’s conveners, Amanda Harris, Linda Barwick, Jakelin Troy, Matt Poll, for the last-minute invitation to present a paper at the University of Sydney’s Sydney Conservatorium of Music on 13 December 2018.

Further information about the symposium, participants, and an associated research project can be found online here.

CONFERENCE // THEATRE AND MIGRATION – Theatre, Nation and Identity: Between Migration and Stasis

Many thanks to the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) for allowing me to present my paper “Expansive choreography: (de)coloniality and spatiality in Australian and Indigenous Australian concert dance” at the IFTR’s 2018 World Congress in Belgrade, hosted by the Studio-Laboratory of Performing Arts of the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Dramatic Arts from 9-13 July.

See the published programme at:

CONFERENCE // CONTRA: Dance & Conflict

Many thanks to the Dance Studies Association (DSA) for allowing me to present my paper “Choreographed Reconciliation: An Inquiry into Nationalist and Conciliatory Rhetoric in Australian Dance Discourse” at the DSA’s 2018 conference in Valletta, hosted by the University of Malta’s School of Performing Arts from 5-8 July.

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CONFERENCE // Moving Interactions: Dancing through In-Between Spaces

Thanks to the World Dance Alliance Americas (WDAA) for allowing me to present my paper “Shifting ground: Examining the Relationship between Indigenous Australian Dance Group Djuki Mala’s Performances and Representations Online and in Press Contexts” at the upcoming WDAA General Assembly, hosted by the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, from August 7-12, 2016.


CONFERENCE // Done with Eurocentrism? Directions, Diversions, and Debates in History and Sociology

Thanks to the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology for the opportunity to present my paper “Dancing indigeneity: representations of Australian and Indigenous Australian identity and culture in dance performance and dance historical texts” at its upcoming 8th Annual Seminar, which will take place from the June 30-July 2, 2016.