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Dr. Sally Gardner
|Area||School of Communication & Creative Arts|
|Phone||+61 3 925 17351|
|Role and profile||I have a background as a dancer-choreographer in companies in London (Dancework), New York (Robert Kovich and Dancers, Sara and Jerry Pearson and Judith Moss), Sydney (Russell Dumas's Dance Exchange) and Melbourne (Dance Works). I am involved in presenting, publishing and reviewing in my field.|
|Teaching responsibilities||Second and Third year composition, Honours critical and cultural theory, MA and PhD supervision.|
|Research interests||My research interests lie in the area of dancing experience and action, modern/post-modern and contemporary dance concepts, values and processes, philosophy of the body, and the historically and culturally specific modes of dance training.|
|Current research projects||
Beyond anthropomorphism: Odissi and the botanical.
Dancing and sovereignty.
|Service to the University,
discipline or community
Co-editor Writings on Dance journal.
Co-curator 'Falling Behind' performance series, Institute of Postcolonial Studies, Melbourne.
Dance co-ordinator 2011.
Australia Council Awards for individual dance development and production;
Centre National du Livre, France grant for the translation of Poetique de la danse contemporaine by Laurence Louppeinto English.
Arts Victoria grants for Falling Behind performance series 2009 and volume 25 Writings on Dance journal
Institute of Postcolonial Studies
Editorial Committee Writing past colonialism book series.
Australian Women's and Gender Studies Association
Chair Writings on Dance Incorporated
Congress on Research in Dance (CORD)
Australian Women's and Gender Studies conference, Adelaide
Australasian Drama Studies Association Conference, Monash University.
Writing in the Academy, Sydney.
|Research link||View Deakin associated research data|