Clare Parfitt

Looking forward from within the pandemic

Dear PoP Movers, The global pandemic has affected us all in a myriad of ways, and we are aware that those of you who learn, perform, teach and produce popular dance will have been affected deeply by lockdown and social distancing protocols. I would […]

Conference speaker on screen

Addressing (Im)mobilities

This is a sub-call within the main call for papers for the 2018 PoP Moves conference. The deadline, contact details and other instructions for the main call for papers apply to the sub-call, unless stated otherwise below. Please scroll down for the French version.Veuillez […]

Spouting plant

Dance as ‘care of the self’ in the academy

At the ‘PoP Moves Seedbed: Dancing Methodologies’ symposium on Saturday I had a 90-minute curated conversation with Kélina Gotman (Kings College London) about historical methodologies in popular dance research.  Our conversation ranged across the materiality of archival documents, the partiality of ‘the archive’, expertise […]