“Dance and Image”

New College, Oxford, 2nd May 2009


The Timetable at a Glance

Saturday 2nd

11.00 Coffee, Registration

11.25 Dr Suzanne Aspden (Music Faculty, University of Oxford)

11.30 Jed Wentz (University of Leiden and Amsterdam Conservatory)
‘Lifting the Mask of Mademoiselle Horibilicribrifaxin: Dutch Prints of Dancing Dwarfs’

12.15 Linda J Tomko (University of California, Riverside)
‘Framing Turkish Dances’

1.00  Lunch

2.15 David Taylor (Trinity College, University of Cambridge)
‘Choreographing Power: Dance in Political Caricature of the Late Eighteenth Century’

3.00 Judith Milhouse (Graduate Center of the City University of New York)
'Picturing Dance in Eighteenth-Century England’

3.45 Michael Burden (New College, University of Oxford)
'Dance images at the King’s Theatre before 1830’

4.30 Tea

5.15 Jennifer Thorp (New College, University of Oxford)
‘Borrowed Grandeur and Affected Grace’: perceptions of the Dancing-Master in Eighteenth-Century England’

6.00 Demonstration session
Ricardo Barros, Barbara Segal, Jennifer Thorp, Linda Tomko, dancers and Jed Wentz, flute

6.45 Drinks followed by 7.30 Dinner