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Black and African American Dance Resources


This list of resources is not comprehensive. The goal with this page is to create a starting place for members of the UT community who wish to engage with Black and African American dance and dance scholarship. This guide will be updated regularly, and upon request. For questions, concerns, comments, and further additions, please contact me at

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Finding Books: Black and African American Dance History

LC Subject Headings for Searching the Library Catalog

  • African American Dance -- History
  • African American Dancers
  • African American Dance Teachers
  • African Americans in the Performing Arts -- History
  • Dance, Black -- History
  • Dance, Black -- History and Criticism
  • Dance -- Political Aspects
  • Dance -- Social Aspects
  • Hip Hop
  • Hip Hop Dance
  • Modern Dance -- United States -- 20th Century -- History

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