Re: Dialogue

Lisa Marie Naugle (
Mon, 1 Sep 1997 10:50:46 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Lynn,

I would like to volunteer to write for the upcoming Dialogue
issue of DRJ. I could take the enthusiast's approach. What is the deadline?

Bye for now,

>I've been lurking on this list for a while, and wonder if I might pose a
>few questions to those of you who are interested. First, some background
>I am editor of *Dance Research Journal*, a well respected, international
>journal of dance research published by the Congress on Research in Dance
>(CORD). I initiated a new column in DRJ a couple of years ago, called
>"Dialogue." My intention in this column is to commission 2 authors to
>address a topic of controversy in dance research, and to present different
>perspectives on that topic. I hope to stimulate further thought and debate
>in the dance community through raising and articulating points of view on
>these issues. So far, I've presented 2 such Dialogues: one on dance
>history methodology and one on the use of new choreography vs. historical
>reconstructions in dance repertory. I'd like to have an upcoming Dialogue
>issue that addresses a topic in the area of dance and technology. At the
>moment, here's what I'm thinking: I'd like one author to take a cautionary
>approach (what we might lose, the dangers of getting "sucked into"
>technologies), and another to take an enthusiast's approach (what we have
>to gain, how technologies can make the field fly). Maybe these aren't the
>best ways to frame the topic--or even the best topics. Here come the
>1) How can I improve or refine or change these questions to address some
>meaty issues?
>2) Any volunteers out there who'd like to write?
>Lynn Brooks
>Director of the Dance Program
>Franklin & Marshall College,
>Lancaster PA 17604-3003
>Phone: 717-291-4204
>Fax: 717-291-3969

Lisa Naugle, Ph.D Candidate
New York University
Music and Performing Arts Professions
Dance Program
New York:(212)604-4163
Canada: (604) 731-8385
Fax: (604) 731-0128
Researching at Simon Fraser University
School of Contemporary Arts