Mt. Airy Contra Dance Speaker Series
Every few months, come to hear a noteworthy speaker present and discuss the history and social context for contra dancing and related forms of dance and music.
|A Crash Course on the History of American Social Dance|
Susan presents an overview of her Vanderbilt University course which charts dance history in America from Native American Dance through Hip Hop with a chance to see amazing footage of dance from across the centuries.
Our past speakers include:
Mar 25 2021
|Diversity in Square Dancing|
Jan 14 2021
|Country Dance in Modern Times: Squares, ECD and Contras in Post-WWII America|
Aug 27 2020
|Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics: Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance|
Click the link on each talk for additional details and to view recordings of each talk.