Recent Publications and Works

For further publications and research outputs please see individual staff profiles.


  • Dankworth, L. & David, Ann R. (eds) (2014) Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives: Identity, Embodiment and Culture. London: Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Jordan, Stephanie. (2015) Mark Morris: Musician-Choreographer. Alton: Dance Books.


  • Protopapa, Efrosini. (2014) Two sections of The Running Tongue, a film installation by Siobhan Davies and David Hinton. Premiere: 18 June 2014, '24 Frames Per Second' exhibition of new screen-based work, Carriageworks (Eveleigh, Australia).

Book Chapters

  • Buckland, Theresa J. (2014) Pioneering England’s dances among late Victorian youth: On the early work of Mary Neal and Grace Kimmins. In: Fiskvik, A.M. & Stranden, M. (eds.) (Re)Searching the Field: Festschrift in Honour of Egil Bakka. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget, pp319-330. ISBN: 9788232103713
  • Buckland, Theresa J. (2014) Dance and evolutionary thought in late Victorian discourse. In: Lightman, B. & Zon, B. (eds) Evolution and Victorian Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 173-95.
  • Claid, Emilyn. (2015) Messy bits. In: Colin, N. & Sachsenmaier, S. (eds) Collaboration in Performance Practice – Premises, Workings and Failures. London: Palgrave Macmillan
  • David, Ann R. (2014) Embodied traditions: Gujarati (dance) practices of garba and raas in the UK context. In: Dankworth, L. & David, A.R. (eds) Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives: Identity, Embodiment and Culture. London: Palgrave MacMillan. pp. 13-36.
  • David, Ann R. (2015) King of Bollywood? The construction of a global image in Shah Rukh Khan’s dance choreography. In: Dudrah, R. & Mader, E. (eds) Shah Rukh Khan and Global Bollywood. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Grau, Andrée & Gore, G. (2014) Dance, cultural heritage, and the training of future heritage “managers”: anthropological reflections. In: Fiskvik, A.M. & Stranden, M. (eds) (Re)Searching the Field: Festschrift in Honour of Egil Bakka. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget. pp.117-138. ISBN: 9788232103713
  • Houston, Sara. (2014) Moved to dance: socially engaged dance facilitation. In: Anderson, M.E. & Risner, D. (eds) Hybrid Lives of Teaching Artists in Dance and Theatre Arts: A Critical Reader. New York: Cambria Press. pp. 133-154. ISBN: 9781604978810
  • Morris, Geraldine. (2014) ‘Unter Traumvisionen schlummernd’: Das Feenland in Frederick Ashtons erzahlendem Ballett The Dream. In: Jung-Kaiser, U. & Simonis, A. (eds) ‘Die süße Macht der Töne…’: Zur Bedeutung der Musik in Shakespeares Werken und ihrer Rezeption. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag. pp. 233-260.


  • David, Ann R. and Samuel, G. (2016) Dance, ritual and thunder dragons: Exploring cultural politics and national identities in Bhutan. Journal of Ritual Studies [special issue], 30(1). pp 23-34.
  • Morris, Geraldine. (2014) ‘Slumbering amidst the visions’: Frederick Ashton’s fairyland. Comparito:Zeitschrift Für Vergleichende Literatur-wissenschaft, 6:2, pp.263-282.
  • Protopapa, Efrosini. (2015) On thinking: appearances and withdrawals. Maska: Performing Arts Journal, XXX, 169-171, Spring-Summer. pp. 74-79.
  • Stanger, Arabella. (2014) The choreography of space: towards a socio-aesthetics of dance. New Theatre Quarterly, 30:1 (February), pp. 72-90. Published online: 6 Feb 2014: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266464X14000098
  • Tomic-Vajagic, Tamara. (2014) The self/portrait effects and dance performance Rineke Dijkstra's The Krazyhouse and William Forsythe's the second detail. Performance Research. November, pp. 82-92. Published online Nov 2014: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13528165.2014.958362
  • Tomic-Vajagic, Tamara. (2014) The dancer at work: The aesthetic and politics of practice clothes and leotard costumes in ballet performance. Scene. 2: 1&2, pp. 89-105. DOI: 10.1386/scene.2.1-2.89_1

Speaking and Performing Engagements

  • Dr Geraldine Morris performed in Elders Project (Burrows/Fargion), 12-13 September, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London as part of the Elixier Festival; 7 Ocober 2014, Middlesex University; Purcell Room, South Bank Centre.
  • Dr Arabella Stanger gave the paper ‘Expanded Spaces in Merce Cunningham's Ocean’ at Performing Epic into the Twenty-First Century Conference, Oxford, 19 September 2014.