is the Dance Studies Association
Inaugural Conference 2017

Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
October 19–22, 2017

CORD+SDHS (DSA) 2017 Conference Schedule

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH, 43210
October 19–22, 2017


For the full conference program, please download the 
Dance Studies Association 2017 Conference Program.

Our up-to-the date schedule is available through, Sched.   

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Additional Information
2017 Book Awards | Program Updates as of 10/12/2017 | DSA 2018 Malta Conference CFP | Area Restaurant List

Wednesday, October 18 – Blackwell Inn, 2110 Tuttle Park Place, OSU campus

5:00–8:00 p.m.: DSA Board of Directors Meeting with dinner provided. Executive Board Room, 102 Pfahl Hall, 280 W. Woodruff Ave. Pfahl is attached to the Blackwell Inn, 2110 Tuttle Park Place, OSU campus.

Thursday, October 19

8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.: DSA Board Meeting, 225 Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High Street, OSU campus
12:15-2:15 p.m. DSA committee meetings and working lunch (catering provided)
4:00–10:00 p.m.: Registration, Blackwell Inn, 2110 Tuttle Park Place, OSU campus.
5:00–6:00 p.m.: Opening reception and DSA Celebration, Blackwell Inn Ballroom
6:00–8:00 p.m.: Opening Plenary Honoring the Memory of Julia Sutton – Tracing and Transmitting Music and Dance: Rethinking Choreomusicology, Blackwell Inn Ballroom (Sutton’s collection in OSU Special Collections)
8:00–10:30 p.m.: Dance party spun by Columbus-based DJ Dorian Ham, Blackwell Inn Ballroom

Friday, October 20: Ohio Union, 1379 N. High Street, OSU campus

7:15 a.m.–6:00 p.m.: Registration
7:30–8:30 a.m.: Working groups and professionalization workshops
8:45–10:15 a.m.: Concurrent Sessions
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Concurrent Sessions
12:30–2:15 p.m.: Awards luncheon and DSA membership meeting
2:30–4:30 p.m.: Keynote Plenary featuring Nadine George-Graves and Judith Hamera
4:45–6:15 p.m.: Concurrent Sessions
6:15–8:00 p.m.: Dinner on own, time for other groups to gather
8:00 p.m.: Parallel Connections performance at Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High Street, OSU campus, featuring the work of Jamie Kudelka, William Forsythe, Merce Cunningham, Ohad Naharin*

*Discounted block of tickets is for Friday; delegates can purchase with registration. Delegates may purchase Saturday tickets for full price through Ticketmaster.

Saturday, Oct 21: Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High Street, OSU campus

7:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m.: Registration
7:30–8:30 a.m.: Working groups and professionalization workshops
9:00–10:30 a.m.: Concurrent Sessions
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Concurrent Sessions
12:30–1:30 p.m.: Lunch on own
12:45–1:15 p.m. DSA Town Hall with Anne Flynn and Ann Cooper Albright to answer members’ questions about DSA – bring your lunch!
1:30–3:00 p.m.: Concurrent Sessions
3:30–5:00 p.m.: Concurrent Sessions
5:15 p.m.: Buses depart for Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town Street, 43215 (downtown)
5:30–7:00 p.m.: Cocktail hour and performance of 2125 Stanley Street by Dahlia Nayar at Urban Arts Space
7:00 p.m.: Buses return to Sullivant Hall
7:30–9:30 p.m.: Presentation and Discussion of Screendances and Dance Works, Sullivant Hall

Sunday, Oct 22: Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High Street, OSU campus

7:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.: Registration
8:00–9:30 a.m.: Concurrent Sessions
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Concurrent Sessions
12:30–2:00 p.m.: Concurrent Sessions
2:00 p.m.: Farewells
2:00-5:00: OSU Department of Dance Contact Jam

The Ohio State graduate students have engaged Ann Cooper Albright to lead a contact jam from 2:00–5:00 p.m. Conference delegates who are still around are welcome to join in.

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