25 min

Dance, Trauma, and the Autonomous Body Sinister Myth

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Elisha Clark Halpin and Megan Moore, dance academics and practitioners at the Pennsylvania State University, talk about the liberating potential of dance for expressing the concerns of women and minorities, as well as outlining problems of homogenized bodies in narrow ideas of what dance can be.

They talk about the healing potential of dance where the body is holding trauma, and they consider how grief rituals might play a positive role in dealing with grief.

Elisha Clark Halpin and Megan Moore, dance academics and practitioners at the Pennsylvania State University, talk about the liberating potential of dance for expressing the concerns of women and minorities, as well as outlining problems of homogenized bodies in narrow ideas of what dance can be.

They talk about the healing potential of dance where the body is holding trauma, and they consider how grief rituals might play a positive role in dealing with grief.

25 min

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