Collegium for African Diaspora Dance (CADD) Conference, February 19 - 21, 2016: Call for Proposals

CADD hosted our inaugural conference, Dancing the African Diaspora: Theories of Black Performance at Duke University, February 7-9, 2014. The next CADD conference will be held at Duke University, February 19-21, 2016.  Click here to go to the CADD website.

The Collegium for African Diaspora Dance (CADD) is an egalitarian community of scholars and artists committed to exploring, promoting, and engaging African diaspora dance as a resource and method of aesthetic identity.  Through conferences, roundtables, publications and public events, we aim to facilitate interdisciplinary inquiry that captures the variety of topics, approaches, and methods that might constitute Black Dance Studies. A diverse gathering of dance scholars and community members, The Collegium for African Diaspora Dance was conceptualized by its founding members and first convened in April 2012 as the African Diaspora Dance Research Group at Duke University. 

Thomas F. DeFrantz
Takiyah Nur Amin
Raquel Monroe
Andrea E. Woods Valdés
Makeda Thomas
C. Kemal Nance
Jasmine Johnson
John Perpener
Carl Paris
Ava LaVonne Vinesett
Shireen Dickson
Will Rawls