New College, Oxford
The Timetable at a glance
|11:00||Registration, Coffee, Conduit Room|
|I: Setting Directions - McGregor-Matthews Library, Chair: Iris Julia Bührle|
Uta Dorothea Sauer, Technische Universität Dresden
'"Dancing Words"? Mimetic Dance and its Text-interpretive Function'
Keith Cavers, Independent Scholar
'1831! - Annus Mirabilis: The Making of Modern Ballet'
Dominique Bourassa, Yale University
‘Terpsichore in the Spotlight of the Lumières: Dance in the Classification of Knowledge During the Age of Reason’
|13:00||Lunch - The Hall|
|II: Reading Documents - McGregor Matthews Library, Chair: Michael Burden|
Olive Baldwin & Thelma Wilson, Essex
'Reading the Accounts: The Day-to-Day Life of the Lincoln's Inn Fields Dancers in 1726-7'
Dominique Bourassa, Yale University Library
'Jean-Étienne Despréaux, Bibliophile'
Tamara Caulkins, Oregon State University
‘The Science of Diagramming Dances and Military Drills in Enlightenment France'
|16:00||Tea, Conduit Room|
|III: Dance and Politics - Lecture Room 6, Chair: Uta Dorothea Sauer|
Michael Burden, New College, Oxford
‘Spies, Lies, and Dancing at London's Opera House in the 1740s; New Clues to the Biography of M. Froment - or Mr Fremont - Mr Frument?'
|IV: Realisations, Lecture Room 6, Chair: Hannah Walsdorf|
Jed Wentz, University of Leiden
'Actors, Dancers, Attitudes: In Search of Common Ground'
Barbara Segal, London
‘"'Tis not enough that ev'ry Stander-by, No glaring Errors in your Steps can 'spy:" From 'Reading the Page' to 'Reading the Dance''
|19:00||Reception, Founder's Library|
|19:30||Dinner, Founder's Library|
|V: Dancing in England, McGregor Matthews Library, Chair: Jennifer Thorp|
Katarzyna Koźma, University of Wroclaw
‘Reading is Imagining: Dance Instructions for Sir Roger de Coverley and Perception of Space, Self, and Movement'
Natalie D. Kershaw, NDK Music Services
‘The Musician and the Dance: The Musical Interpretation of the Dance Using Playford's The Dancing Master'
Iris Julia Bührle, New College, Oxford
‘Foreign Flowers on British Soil: The ballet d'action in England'
|11:00||Coffee, Conduit Room|
|VI:Reading Writings, McGregor Matthews Library, Chair: Jed Wentz|
Keiko Kawano, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
‘Pantomime in Diderot's Drama'
Hanna Walsdorf, University of Leipzig
'Reading Taubert: References to his Published Writings on Dance, 1728-2019'
Annamaria Corea, Sapienza University of Rome
‘Reading History in Italian Ballet Scenarios: The Case of Louis Henry'
|VII: Dancing in France (mostly), McGregor Matthews Library, Chair: Michael Burden|
Gerrit Berenike Heiter, University of Leipzig
‘French Court Ballet Festival Reports; Or, How to Kindle the Imagination of the Reader'
Michael Lee, Trinity College, Dublin
‘Adapting Lully for the London Stage: Reading a Chaconne of 1698'
Tilden Russell, Southern Connecticut State University
‘"It's an S, It's a Z, It's... an L!": The Extra-ordinary Menuet ordinaire'
Linda Tomko, University of California, Riverside
‘Meanings Made with Dancing in Lat Motte and Campra's L'Europe galante: What can Reading Dancing, and an Affect Model, offer to analysis?'
|16:00||Tea, Conduit Room|