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How to Make Dances in an Epidemic

Tracking Choreography in the Age of Aids

by David Gere

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS: social aspects,
  • Music,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Dance - Choreography,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Social Science / Gay Studies,
  • Genres & Styles - Dance,
  • Dance,
  • Homosexuality and dance,
  • Homosexuality in dance,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10317195M
    ISBN 100299200841
    ISBN 109780299200848

    In the U.S., the influenza caused panic, but in his wide-ranging book on the pandemic, John Barry concluded that “the fear, not the disease, threatened to break the society apart.”.


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How to Make Dances in an Epidemic: Tracking Choreography in the Age of AIDS. In this Book. Additional Information. David Gere, who came of age as a dance critic at the height of the AIDS epidemic, offers the first book to examine in depth the interplay of AIDS and choreography in the United States, specifically in relation to gay men.

The. "David Gere's "How to Make Dances in an Epidemic" is the definitive study of AIDS and dance, but its contribution extends well beyond these fields of inquiry.

A model of impassioned scholarship, this book rescues a nearly forgotten queer archive from obscurity while demonstrating how the arts continue to make all the difference in our lives Cited by: Gere also wrote about the dance community’s response to AIDS in his book “How to Make Dances in an Epidemic: Tracking Choreography in the Age of AIDS.” “It was so clear that the artists could actually do something, could help in a way that transcended just.

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"David Gere's How to Make Dances in an Epidemic is the definitive study of AIDS and dance, but its contribution extends well beyond these fields of inquiry. A model of impassioned scholarship, this book rescues a nearly forgotten queer archive from obscurity while demonstrating how the arts continue to make all the difference in our lives Price: $ How to Make Dances in an Epidemic: Tracking Choreography in the Age of Aids | David Gere | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. How to Make Dances in an Epidemic Tracking Choreography in the Age of AIDS David Gere "Anyone interested in dance or in gay culture or in art and politics should, as I did, find this a fascinating book, impossible to put down." —Sally Banes, editor of Reinventing Dance in the s.

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The book covers cutting-edge dancers, and believe me, they succeed at shocking their audiences (or at least this reader). Professor Gere is not only an academic describing performances after the fact, he was also a journalist who was covering AIDS and the dance community's response to it from the beginning.

How to Have Theory in an Epidemic Paula A. Treichler has become a singularly important voice among the significant theorists on the AIDS crisis. Dissecting the cultural politi.

The dancing plague (or dance epidemic) of was a case of dancing mania that occurred in Strasbourg, Alsace (now modern-day France), in the Holy Roman Empire in July Somewhere between 50 and people took to dancing for days.

In the Visual Arts section, David Gere’s book How to Make Dances How to Make Dances in an Epidemic book an Epidemic: Tracking Choreography in the Age of AIDS shows how gay men channeled their feelings into art during the public health crisis of the s and s — a moment Nelson says we may see paralleled amid today’s pandemic, as “one of these things we might see out.

His most recent book, How to Make Dances in an Epidemic: Tracking Choreography in the Age of AIDS (University of Wisconsin Press, ), has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. With funding from the Global Impact Research program of UCLA International Institute, Gere is currently leading a three-year initiative on global HIV/AIDS and.

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— David Gere, How to Make Dances in an Epidemic A cornucopia of appreciation to Polly Kummel. “ Polly Proofreader,” as she should be known in the trade, is tireless and discerning, with a.

The book includes images of Visual AIDS projects, collaborations, and printed matter; the organization’s eponymous website includes an online gallery of artists’ works. Loss within Loss: Artists in the Age of AIDS, edited by Edmund White, makes real the void created by the loss of many New York artists in the early days of the epidemic.

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Its Bo Diddley “Shave-and-a-haircut” beat is found in dance music all over the world is a big star again and Van McCoy’s “The Hustle” is ready to take its place among the world’s greatest group dances. Chicken. Joe Goode calls death a "great equalizing experience." He's witnessed more than his share of loved ones and acquaintances succumb to the merciless claws of AIDS.

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It was a warm July day when Frau Troffea began to dance. She walked out of her home, into the narrow streets of Strasbourg, and began her frenzied steps. She danced uninterrupted for nearly a week, her feet swollen and bleeding.

By the time she had tired of dancing, 34 of her neighbors had joined her; by the end of August, of Strasbourg’s residents were dancing wildly through the streets. The setting of a smallpox epidemic is timely for current events, and provided a unique background to this Victorian era novel.

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