[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] PaDEO Social Justice Webinars

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Thu Feb 11 12:49:13 EST 2021


The Social Justice Committee of the Pennsylvania Dance Education Organization announces a series of professional development webinars. These webinars are offered FREE of charge and are open to the general public. Register at the links below.

Improving Dance Studio Culture for Increased Accessibility and Inclusivity
February 17 6:30-8:00 pm
https://drexel.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8RyKeEeMRR-A2p6aKd35iA
Presenters: Dr. Nyama McCarthy-Brown and Dr. Takiyah Nur Amin Moderator: Antoinette Coward Gilmore

Looking at Equitable Processes for Dance Auditions and Admissions
March 10 6:30-8:00 pm
https://drexel.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WG9Fd_CAQBGL91WfAJJsAg
Presenters: Dr. Nyama McCarthy-Brown and Dr. Takiyah Nur Amin Moderator: Antoinette Coward Gilmore

Dr. Nyama McCarthy-Brown is an Assistant Professor of Dance Pedagogy Through Community Engagement, at The Ohio State University. Nyama is an active educator, artist, and scholar. In 2017, her first book, Dance Pedagogy for a Diverse World was released. Dr. McCarthy-Brown, often called “Nya,” is an active consultant and workshop facilitator for organizations such as: San Francisco Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Enrich Chicago, Dance Educators Coalition, Rutgers Dance Department, and The University of Buffalo Dance Department.
Takiyah Nur Amin, MFA; PhD is a dance scholar, educator, and consultant. Her research focuses on 20th-century American concert dance, African diaspora dance performance/aesthetics, and pedagogical issues in dance studies. She is a founding executive board member of the Collegium for African Diaspora Dance (CADD) and Vice President for Membership for the Dance Studies Association (DSA). Dr. Amin consults with institutional clients on curricular design, policy reform, and issues pursuant to anti-racism and diversity in dance studies and related disciplines.

The Pennsylvania Dance Education Organization (PaDEO) and the International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) are proud to announce our collaborative efforts to support dance companies, dancers, and dance educators of color in the state of Pennsylvania.
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