Kaiso! : writings by and about Katherine Dunham /

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Imprint:Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2005.
Description:xx, 698 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:Studies in dance history
Subject:Dunham, Katherine.
Dunham, Katherine.
Dancers -- United States -- Biography.
Dancers.
United States.
Biography.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5869380
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Other authors / contributors:Dunham, Katherine.
Clark, Vèvè A.
Johnson, Sarah East.
ISBN:029921270X (hardcover : alk. paper)
0299212742 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 643-661) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Note on Orthography
  • Chronology
  • Introduction: Diamonds on the Toes of her Feet
  • Part 1. Autobiographical Reflections
  • The Rabbit Hunt: Excerpt from A Touch of Innocence
  • The Closed Room: Excerpt from A Touch of Innocence
  • Excerpt from Journey to Accompong
  • Excerpt from Island Possessed
  • Prologue: Excerpt from "Minefields"
  • Survival: Chicago after the Caribbean: Excerpt from "Minefields"
  • Early New York Collaborations: Excerpt from "Minefields"
  • Part 2. Dunham the Woman: Scholar, Artist, Activist
  • The Lost Ten Years: The Untold Story of the Dunham-Turbyfill Alliance
  • Miss Dunham Is Sensation in Haitian Dances
  • The Negro in the Dance, as Katherine Dunham Sees Him
  • La Boule Blanche
  • L'ag'ya of Martinique
  • Designing Dunham: John Pratt's Method in Costume and Decor: An Interview with John Pratt
  • Katherine Dunham's Notable Contribution
  • Thesis Turned Broadway
  • The Negro Dance
  • An Amazing Aura: Interview with Katherine Dunham
  • Modern Dance Owes a Lot to Lovely Katherine Dunham
  • Collaborating with Balanchine on Cabin in the Sky: Interviews with Katherine Dunham
  • A Talk with Katherine Dunham
  • Better Race Relationships Hoped by Seattle Dancer
  • Dunham Weary of Hotel Trek
  • Comment to a Louisville Audience
  • Watching Dunham's Dances, 1937-1945
  • Goombay
  • Thirty Days among Maroons
  • On Stage with the Dunham Company: An Interview with Vanoye Aikens
  • The Dance in the National Youth Administration
  • Bal Negre Program
  • Schoolmarm Turned Siren or Vice Versa
  • Caribbean Backgrounds Program
  • Katherine Dunham Raises Primitive Dance Art to New Heights of Sophistication
  • Katherine Dunham, Observed in London
  • Touring Europe with the Dunham Company
  • Katherine Dunham and Us
  • Performing the Memory of Difference in Afro-Caribbean Dance: Katherine Dunham's Choreography, 1938-1987
  • Southland Program: A Dramatic Ballet in Two Scenes
  • Katherine Dunham's Southland: Protest in the Face of Repression
  • An Anthropological Band of Beings: An Interview with Julie Robinson Belafonte
  • Foreword to Katherine Dunham's Dances of Haiti
  • Katherine Dunham: An Appreciation
  • Notes on Dances for Aida
  • The Caribbean Islands Now and Then
  • Caribbean Tourist Tips
  • Getting the Show on the Road: An Excerpt
  • Plan for an Academy of West African Cultural Arts
  • Address Delivered at the Dakar Festival of Negro Arts
  • Dunham Jailed Following Protest
  • Katherine Dunham
  • Her Careers Are Manifold
  • The Dance with Death
  • Part 3. Stories and Poems
  • Come Back to Arizona
  • Afternoon into Night
  • Baio
  • Beguine
  • The Babies of Biafra
  • Charite: Excerpt from "Elifait"
  • The Market Place at Petionville: Excerpt from "Elifait"
  • The Census Takers: Excerpt from Kasamance
  • Part 4. Dunham Technique
  • Interview with Katherine Dunham
  • Katherine Dunham School of Arts and Research: Brochure, 1946-1947
  • The Dunham Schools
  • Dunham Technique Seminars
  • Dunham Technique: Barre Work and Center Progressions
  • How She Began Her Beguine: Dunham's Dance Literacy
  • Form and Function in Primitive Dance
  • The Anthropological Approach to the Dance
  • Notes on the Dance
  • Need for Study of Dances of Primitive Peoples
  • Dunham Technique: Prospectus
  • The World in Dance and Ritual: World Dance Film Project
  • Focal Rites: New Dance Dominions
  • Dance as a Cultural Art and Its Role in Development
  • Part 5. Preserving the Legacy
  • Performing Arts Training Center as a Focal Point for a New and Unique College or School
  • Cultural Fusion and Spiritual Unity
  • Institute for Intercultural Communication
  • Katherine Dunham Museum
  • Honoring Katherine Dunham, 26 May 1976
  • Dunham 101: An Interview with Glory Van Scott
  • The Kennedy Center Honors
  • Dance's Dynamic Duo: Alvin Ailey in Collaboration with Katherine Dunham
  • Ailey Does Dunham
  • The Jamaican Connexion
  • The Yoruba Orisha Tradition Comes to New York City
  • Katherine Dunham, a Pioneer of Postmodern Anthropology
  • Katherine Dunham: One-Woman Revolution
  • Instituting Dunham
  • Appendix 1. Stage Choreography by Katherine Dunham, 1937-1972
  • Appendix 2. Film Choreography by Katherine Dunham, 1939-1964
  • Appendix 3. Selected Bibliography of Writings by Katherine Dunham
  • Appendix 4. Selected Bibliography of Writings about Katherine Dunham
  • Glossary
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Index