The next Re:Generations conference is scheduled for 6-8 November 2014.
The theme/title for this year’s Re:Generations international dance conference is Re:Generations – Rethinking the Past to Re-imagine the Future.
The 2014 Re:Generations will be hosted by Pavilion Dance South West and delivered by the ADAD (Association of Dance of the African Diaspora), IRIE! dance theatre and De Montfort University.
The keynote address for Re:Generations 2014 will be delivered by Zab Maboungou, Choreographer/Dancer/Director of Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata & Professor at Montmorency College, Montreal. Zab Maboungou is also the author of “Heya Danse! Historique, Poetique et Didactique de la Danse Africaine”.
The organizers of this dance conference are currently calling for submission of expressions of interest from artists wishing to contribute to this dance conference. Contributions can be in the form of a talk, lecture demonstration, film, class, etc. but must be focused on this year’s Re:Generations theme, i.e. Rethinking the Past to Re-imagine the Future.
Proposals must also be aligned with the themes of:
- histories of British-based dancers who are Black
- evolution of African dance and music forms in the Diaspora
- generational dialogues
- connecting Dance of the African Diaspora internationally
- Africa and the Caribbean in British dance
- pedagogy / education – new approaches to teaching Dance of the African Diaspora in the FE and HE sector
The deadline for submissions is Friday 30th of May 2014. Submissions will be accepted by email only. Please direct emails to email@example.com with the phrase “Re:Generations 2014″ in the subject line.
You can read the full Re:Generations Call for Papers document below: