Past CORD Award Recipients


Congress on Research in Dance Award Recipients
Submitted by Ray Miller, March 12, 2013
Tentative List


Dear CORD Members,

Thanks to Ray Miller for assembling a history of CORD Award Winners from 1995 to the present.  Now we need your help.  Please review our history and, if you have any corrections or additions, contact me at jhamera@tamu.edu .

Thanks in advance for helping us preserve our organizational history.

Judith Hamera, Awards Committee Chair



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
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 Research
Dorothy Lourdou
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research Ann 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”
1997  
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research Ann Hutchinson Guest
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Selma Jeanne Cohen
Outstanding Graduate Research Award Anadel Lynton Snyder
1998
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research Kapila Vatsyayan
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Vicky Risner
Outstanding Service to Dance Research
Lucy Venable
Outstanding Graduate Research Award  Ju-yeon Ryu
Elizabeth Templeton
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”
2000
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research Ivor Guest
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
David Vaughn
Outstanding Service to Dance Research
Patricia Rowe
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research Paul Kaiser and Shelley Eshkar for Hand-Drawn Spaces and Ghostcatching
Outstanding Graduate Research Award Juliet McMains for “Brownface: A New Performance of Minstrelsy in Competitive Latin American Dance”
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”
2002 No 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”
2004 No Awards
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
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
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
2008
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Research Joan Acocella
Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research
Brenda 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."
2009 No Awards
2010
Dixie Durr Award for Outstanding Service to Dance Research Ann Dils
Outstanding Scholarly Research in Dance Award
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”
2011
Dixie Durr Award for Outstanding Service to Dance Research Barbara Sellers-Young
Outstanding Scholarly Research in Dance Award
Mark Franko
Outstanding Publication in Dance Research
Susan A. Reed for Dance and the Nation: Performance, Ritual and Politics in Sri Lanka
2012
Dixie Durr Award for Outstanding Service to Dance Research Cara Gargano
Outstanding Scholarly Research in Dance Award
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” “
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)”

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