Event Title

'This is How We Dance': How Irish-Americans Use Dance to Construct A Global Identity

Presenter Information

Grace DeNoon, Colby CollegeFollow

Location

Diamond 323

Start Date

30-4-2015 9:00 AM

End Date

30-4-2015 11:25 AM

Project Type

Presentation

Description

The intense commodification of Irish Step Dance has greatly impacted the formation of a sense of Irishness within Irish-American communities and American Irish Step Dancing Communities through both inclusive and exclusive processes and discourses.

Faculty Sponsor

Catherine Besteman

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. Anthropology Dept.

CLAS Field of Study

Social Sciences

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

1397

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Apr 30th, 9:00 AM Apr 30th, 11:25 AM

'This is How We Dance': How Irish-Americans Use Dance to Construct A Global Identity

Diamond 323

The intense commodification of Irish Step Dance has greatly impacted the formation of a sense of Irishness within Irish-American communities and American Irish Step Dancing Communities through both inclusive and exclusive processes and discourses.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2015/program/216