A flash mob at Palais des Beaux-Arts Lille

I feel like dancing…

I first became interested in dance flash mobs when I saw Colleen Dunagan (Associate Professor of Dance at California State University, Long Beach) give a presentation discussing the Black Eyed Peas and Oprah Winfrey ‘I Gotta Feeling’ flash mob of 2009.  In this powerfully […]

A Prancing Elites dancer

PoP Moves Board Member Quoted in NY Times

Takiyah Nur Amin,  from PoP MOVES, was recently quoted in The New York Times in an article about J-Setting, a popular dance form with roots in black culture and the American south. The article highlights the Prancing Elites, an all -male J-Setting group that has […]

Bboy performing a floor move

Life Lessons in Hip Hop

Professor Sherril Dodds from PoP MOVES, in collaboration with b-boys Steve “Steve Believe” Lunger and Mark “Metal” Wong, Co-Directors of Hip Hop Fundamentals, have initiated a new research project called “Life Lessons in Hip Hop”. The project focuses on on Temple Bboys, a student-led organization […]

Plenary panel discussion

Dancing (trans)national memories symposium

On Saturday 20th June 2015, the first symposium for the Dancing with Memory project, titled ‘Dancing (trans)national memories’, took place at Senate House, University of London, supported by PoP MOVES. Dancing with Memory is an AHRC-funded project to investigate the relationship between popular dance and cultural […]

Videos PoP Conference 2012

This page contains links to videos from the  ‘Blast from the Past: Histories and Memories in Popular Performance’  PoP Moves conference. The conference was held at University of Chichester on the 13th October 2012. We have two video sharing websites: PoP Moves Youtube pagePoP […]