Past CORD Award Recipients



Thanks to Ray Miller for assembling a history of CORD Award Winners from 1995 to 2014.  Now we need your help.  Please review our history and, if you have any corrections or additions, contact us at info@cordance.org.

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2015
Outstanding Graduate Research Award
Elizabeth Schwall, "Carmen (1967): Elided Experiments, Alternative Meanings, Monopolizing Canons"

 2014  
Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research
Paul Scolieri, Dancing the New World: Aztecs, Spaniards, and the Choreography of Conquest
Dixie Durr Award for Outstanding Service to Dance Research Libby Smigel, Dance Heritage Collection
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research
Felicia McCarren, French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop
Outstanding Scholarly Research in Dance Award  Deidre Sklar
2013
Dixie Durr Award for Outstanding Service to Dance Research
Sally Ness
Outstanding Scholarly Research in Dance Award
Susan Manning
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research
Adria Imada, Aloha America
Ramon Rivera-Servera, Performing Queer Latinidad

Outstanding Graduate Research Award Priya Thomas,  “Remote Choreography and The Ghost: Tupac Shakur’s Holographic Performance (Coachella, 2012)”
2012  
Dixie Durr Award for Outstanding Service to Dance ResearchCara Gargano
Outstanding Scholarly Research in Dance Sue Stinson
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research
Rebekah J. Kowal for How to Do Things with Dance: Performing Change in Postwar America
Outstanding Graduate Research Award Cheryl LaFrance for “Theorizing hybridity and identity: the ‘edge-effect’ and ‘dynamic nucleus’ in bharatanatyam-inspired contemporary dances of two choreographers”
2011
Dixie Durr Award for Outstanding Service to Dance Research
Barbara Sellers-Young
Outstanding Scholarly Research in Dance
Mark Franko
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research 
Susan A. Reed for Dance and the Nation: Performance, Ritual and Politics in Sri Lanka
2010 
Dixie Durr Award for Outstanding Service to Dance Research
Ann Dils
Outstanding Scholarly Research in Dance
Stephanie Jordan
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research Steve Paxton for Material for the Spine: A Movement Study
Outstanding Graduate Research Award
Krista Miranda for “Staring at the (Clitoral) Sun: Arousing Abjection in An Liv Young’s The Begwell in Me”
  
2009No Awards

 
2008 
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research
Joan Acocella 
Outstanding Leadership in Dance ResearchBrenda Dixon Gottschild
Outstanding Service to Dance Research
Suzanna Tamminen
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research
Juliet McMains’ for Glamour Addiction: Inside the American Ballroom Dance Industry
Outstanding Graduate Research Award Angela K. Ahlgren for her paper "'"In Search of Something Else': Tiffany Tamaribuchi, Taiko Drumming, and Queer Spectatorship."
  
2007 
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research
Robert Farris Thompson
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Susan Leigh Foster
Outstanding Service to Dance Research
George Dorris
Outstanding Graduate Research Award
Anurima Banerji
  
2006
Outstanding Leadership in Dance
Elsie Ivancich Dunin
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research Allegra Fuller-Snyder
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research
David Gere for How to Make Dances in an Epidemic: Tracking Choreography in the Age of AIDS
Abbe Decoret-Ahiha for Les Danses Exotiques en France, 1880-1940
Outstanding Scholarly Dance Publication (Honorable Mention)  Susan Manning for Modern Dance, Negro Dance: Race in Motion
2005
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research Marcia Siegel
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Katherine Dunham
Anna Halprin
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research Nancy Reynolds and Malcolm McCormick for No Fixed Points
Outstanding Graduate Research Award Tresa Randall
2004No Awards
2003
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research
Sally Banes
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research Jane Bonbright
Outstanding Service to Dance Research
Sondra Fraleigh
 Basilio Esteban Villaruz
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research
Anthony Shay for Choreographic Politics: State Folk Companies, Representation and Power
  Judy Van Zile for Perspectives on Korean Dance
Outstanding Graduate Research Award
Ya-Ping Chen for “Embodying Gender Struggle and Social Protest: The Influence of Tanztheater and the Wakening of Feminist Consciousness in Taiwan’s Modern Dance”
 Paul Scolieri for “Choreographing Encounter: Aztec Dance and the Noche Triste”
  
2002No Awards
  
2001
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research Deborah Jowitt
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Beate Gordon
Outstanding Service to Dance Research Andrea Snyder
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research
Brenda Dixon Gottschild for Waltzing in the Dark: African-American Vaudeville and Race Politics in the Swing Era
  Sarah R. Cohen for Art, Dance, and the Body in French Culture of the Ancient Regime
Outstanding Graduate Research Award Vanessa Rhea Justice for “Mapping the Phenomenon of the Body: The Concept of Body as Experienced and Expressed by Isadora Duncan, Chandralekha, and Anna Halprin” 
  Indira Etwaroo for “’On-the-Outside- Looking-in and Lovin’ It’: A Philosophical Look at the Position of Women of Color in Dance Studies in Academia: A Study Within a Study”

 
2000
Outstanding Contribution to Dance ResearchIvor Guest
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
David Vaughn
Outstanding Graduate Research Award Juliet McMains for "Brownface: A New Performance of Minstrelsy in Competitive Latin American Dance"
1999
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Ernestine Stodelle
Outstanding Service to Dance Research
Judy Van Zile
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research
Naima Prevots for Dance for Export: Cultural Diplomacy and the Cold War
  Lynn Garafola for Jose’ Limon: An Unfinished Memoir
Outstanding Graduate Research Award
Frances Bruce for “Mats Eks Giselle: The Familiar Disrupted”
  Marika Hedemyr for “The Dancing Body in New Mental Images of Time and Space”
  Anthea Kraut for “Staging the Diaspora: The Concerts of Zora Neale Hurston and Katherine Dunham”
  Mary Anne Santos Newhall for “Uniform Bodies: Masses Moving and Modern Totalitarian Politics”
1998
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research
Kapila Vatsyayan
Outstanding Leadership in Dance ResearchVicky Risner 
Outstanding Service to Dance ResearchLucy Venable 
Outstanding Graduate Research AwardJu-yeon Ryu
 Elizabeth Templeton
  
1997
Outstanding Contribution to Dance ResearchAnn Hutchinson Guest
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Selma Jeanne Cohen
Outstanding Graduate Research Award
Anadel Lynton Snyder
  
1996
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research
Joann Kealiinohomoku (“Ballet as a Form of Ethnic Dance")
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Gigi Oswald
Outstanding Service to Dance ResearchDorothy Lourdou
Outstanding Publication in Dance ResearchAnn Daly for Done into Dance: Isadora Duncan in America
  Iro Tembeck for Dancing in Montreal. Seeds of a Choreographic History
Outstanding Graduate Research Award Julia Wagner for “From the Fringe Back to the Mainstream: Accounting for the Discursive Element in Rudolf Laban’s Language of Movement”
  Danielle Robinson for “Desire and Fear: The American Minstrelsy of Fanny Elssler”
  Ananya Chatterjea for “Chandralekha: Negotiating the Female Body and Movement in Cultural/Political Signification”
  
 1995  
 Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Carl Wolz
 Outstanding Service to Dance Research Judith Chapman
 Outstanding Publication in Dance Research Sally Ann Ness for Body, Movement, and Culture: Kinesthetic and Visual Symbolism in a Philippine Community 
  Marta Savigliano for Tango and the Political Economy of Passion
 Outstanding Graduate Research Award  Anna Scott

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