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Black and African American Dance Resources


This list of resources is not comprehensive, but is rather a starting place for members of the UT community who wish to engage with Black and African American dance and dance scholarship. 

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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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