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Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research


Nominations Due
April 20, 2020

Awarded each year to the best book in dance published during the previous three calendar years.

Douglas Rosenberg and Rosemary Candelario accepting the 2018 Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research

The Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research will be awarded each year to the best book in dance published during the previous three calendar years. The award carries a cash value of $1000. DSA adjudicates the award, while the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism at the University of Texas Austin provides the monetary prize. The Center initiated this DSA Award to honor Professor Brockett and to advance its mission of recognizing the finest scholarship in theatre, dance, and performance history. Scholarly books in any area of dance may be nominated. The author need not be a member of DSA or be primarily identified with the field of dance, so long as the publication itself relates to dance. The award is for works published in the previous calendar year (2018).

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