Thomas F. DeFrantz on Transcending Language Through Dance


On Wednesday's CoastLine: Professor Thomas F. DeFrantz studies African American history, writes books, and he DANCES. We'll hear why he sees dance as a technology to translate feeling and transcend language -- and white supremacy.

Listen for CoastLine Wednesday at noon on 91.3 FM, WHQR Public Media, Hanover Co/Wilmington, NC. Find the podcast on Spotify, Stitcher, or iTunes. Email

Guest: Thomas F. DeFrantz, Duke University Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies, Professor in the Program in Dance (Joint), Core Graduate Faculty in Computational Media, Arts & Cultures; Director, Slippage.