Open Calls


DSA hosts a current listing of scholarly opportunities to present research, apply for fellowships, and present work. To post a listing you or your institution need to be a current DSA member.

Open Call
Due October 15, 2021

Call for Papers: XR and the Humanities: Virtual Education in the 21st Century

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Open Call
Due November 01, 2021

Black Women's Dance History - Call for Book Chapters

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Open Call
Due May 15, 2022

Call for papers «Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni», n.14, 2022

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Open Call
Due September 01, 2021

PoP Moves: Special CFP, Practice Based Research (2023)

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Open Call
Due September 20, 2021

Call for Case Studies - Dance in US Popular Culture

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Open Call
Due August 27, 2021

International Journal of Traditional Arts “Social justice, human rights, and sustainability of traditional arts” CFP

Expressions of interest should comprise a draft title and abstract of the proposed contribution.

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Open Call
Due July 14, 2021

Performance Research "On Solidarity" CFP

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Open Call
Due June 30, 2021

Call for Abstracts: Special Issue: Dance of the Northern Renaissance

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Open Call
Due July 15, 2021

Call for Papers - MAPACA 2021 Virtual Conference: Performance Studies Area

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Open Call
Due July 15, 2021

Call for Abstracts: Special issue on “Bach and the Art of Movement"

BACH: Journal of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute, co-edited by Christina Fuhrmann and Reginald L. Sanders

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Open Call
Due May 15, 2021

Call for Papers, International Congress: A CENTURY OF DANCE IN SPAIN (1836-1936) Identities, repertoires, imaginaries and contexts

Institute of History-CSIC and National Museum of Romanticism Madrid, December 1-3, 2021

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Open Call
Due August 30, 2021

Fulbright: Selma Jeanne Cohen Fund Lecture Award

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Open Call
Due May 14, 2021

New York Public Library's Jerome Robbins Dance Division Dance Research Fellowship

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Open Call
Due May 31, 2021

Global Hip Hop Studies Call for Papers, Special Issue: Breaking and the Olympics

Special Issue: Breaking and the Olympics

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Open Call
Due April 09, 2021

CFP for the Performance, Identity and Community working group meeting at TaPRA at Liverpool Hope University, UK

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Open Call
Due August 01, 2021

Call for Submissions, Special Guest Edited Issue of Dance Research Journal Guest Editors: Lucia Ruprecht and Eike Wittrock

QUEERING DANCE MODERNISM: Sexuality and Race on Stage

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Open Call
Due April 30, 2021

Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presenca, Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies

Dance: History and Historiography, Call for Papers

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Open Call
Due May 15, 2021

Call for Papers | Digital Matters: Designing/Performing Agency in the Anthropocene

​25th Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts Conference, September 5-7, 2021 at the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany

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Open Call
Due April 15, 2021

Future(s) of Performance: The Responsibilities of Performing Arts in Tertiary Education (Karen Schupp, Editor)

Seeking chapter proposals for a new edited volume that will address the responsibilities of the performing arts in tertiary education.

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Open Call
Due November 01, 2021

Journal of Dance Education CFP: Special Issue, Dance Education for Children and Youth: Our Future as a Field

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Open Call
Due February 12, 2021

Essence of Embodiment: Call for BIPOC Writers

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Open Call
Due March 01, 2021

ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group: The Bruce Kirle Memorial Debut Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

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Open Call
Due April 01, 2021

Call for Contributions for Dance Studies: Critical Glossaries a Multi-Volume Anthology

Call for Contributions for multi-volume anthology project for Oxford UP (subject to contract), co-edited by Anurima Banerji, Jasmine Johnson, and Royona Mitra

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Open Call
Due June 01, 2021

A Special Issue of Dance Chronicle: Critical Institutional Studies

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Open Call
Due January 20, 2021

MA in Choreography, University of the Arts Helsinki

MA in choreography will accept a maximum of five new students in spring 2021.

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Open Call
Due December 04, 2020

The International Association for the Study of Popular Music - United States (IASPM-US) Call for Papers

IASPM-US will take place virtually May 19-22, 2021

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Open Call
Due December 27, 2020

Call for Book Chapters, Women and Dance in Africa: challenges and persepectives

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Open Call
Due November 15, 2020

On Reenactment: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools

Online International Conference, organized by Cristina Baldacci and Susanne Franco

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Open Call
Due December 14, 2020

Song, Stage and Screen XV: Musical Mobilities – Stage and Film Musical in Motion Conference, Call for Papers

The conference will be organized in collaboration by the Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg (PLUS) and the Anton-Bruckner-Privat-Universität Linz (ABPU).

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Open Call
Due January 06, 2021

15th NOFOD CONFERENCE The Danish National School of Performing Arts, COPENHAGEN 17.-20.6.2021

Call for Papers: Moving, relating, commanding: Choreographies for bodies, identities and ecologies

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Open Call
Due November 01, 2020

Feminist Modernist Studies Call for Submissions

Feminist Modernist Studies invites submissions for a special issue devoted to dance between 1870-1970.

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Open Call
Due May 15, 2021

Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni is soliciting original contributions for its 13th issue

An open access journal directed by Elena Cervellati & Elena Randi (published by the Department of Arts, University of Bologna)

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Open Call
Due November 02, 2020

The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University Fellowships

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Open Call
Due January 04, 2021

Research in Dance Education call for papers

Dance, health and wellbeing special issue

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Open Call
Due November 01, 2020

JOURNAL OF EMBODIED RESEARCH - Video Article Submissions

Call for Video Article Submissions - special issue "Illuminated"

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Open Call
Due January 01, 2021

Theatre History Studies Call-for-Papers

CFP Special Section: “Commingled Histories: Theatre & Dance” Volume 41, 2022

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Open Call
Due October 15, 2020

“Ilaria Caccia” Annual Scholarship

University of Verona, Department of Cultures and Civilisations AIRDanza (Italian Association for Research in Dance) “Ilaria Caccia” Annual Scholarship

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Open Call

Theatre and Performance Notes and Counternotes inaugural 2021 issues

TPNC —a new, forthcoming generalist journal that publishes short-to-medium length articles —is actively seeking Responses for our inaugural 2021 issues.

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Open Call
Due August 15, 2020

Editor in Chief, Dance Chronicle

Call for Editor-in-Chief of Dance Chronicle

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Participate in Research Study About Experiences of Pregnancy, Motherhood, and Work in the Dance Field

Dr. Ali Duffy, Texas Tech, seeks participants in a research project about women’s negotiations of their careers in dance with pregnancy and/or motherhood.

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Open Call
Due May 15, 2020

The Jerome Robbins Dance Division Research Fellowship

The Jerome Robbins Dance Division invites applications from scholars and practitioners interested in investigating the theme of dance and immigration.

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Open Call
Due April 29, 2020

Performance Research: Call for Papers

CFP: Vol. 26, No. 1: ‘On Perception’ (Jan/Feb 2021); Issue Editors: Pil Hansen (University of Calgary, CA) and Freya Vass (University of Kent, UK)

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Open Call
Due November 15, 2020

Call for Papers: Journal of Dance Education

Special Issue: 4E Cognition in Dance Education, editor Matthew Henley

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Open Call
Due August 15, 2020

Movement Arts in Dance, Theatre, and Intermedial Performance

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Open Call
Due March 27, 2020

Laboratory of Dance/Dance as a Vantage Point, University of Łódź, Poland (July 1-3)

International Symposium Call for Papers, Workshops, Lecture Demonstrations

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Open Call
Due June 01, 2020

Doug Risner Prize for Emerging Dance Researchers

Unpublished scholars submitting original empirical research study manuscripts to the Journal of Dance Education are eligible for prize consideration.

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Open Call
Due April 30, 2020

Dance and Disruption: Science and Body in the Long Nineteenth Century - Call for Papers

A Working Symposium hosted by the Dance Studies Association Working Group, Dancing the Long Nineteenth Century Swarthmore College, June 6-7, 2020

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Open Call
Due April 01, 2020

MLA International Bibliography - 3-year Field-Bibliography Fellowships

MLA field bibliographers examine scholarly materials and submit bibliographic and indexing information for citations in the Bibliography.

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Open Call
Due May 30, 2020

Workshop on Embodied Cognition and Dance, Call for Abstracts

University of Memphis hosts workshop on embodied cognition and dance. (Free Registration)

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Open Call
Due March 13, 2020

Towards a Decentered History of Dance International Conference / Lyon, France (Call for Papers)

How is history moved, reconfigured, stimulated, by current research on dance? This international conference aims to extend this question.

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Open Call
Due April 08, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities - Fellowships

NEH Fellowships are competitive awards granted to individual scholars pursuing projects that embody exceptional research, rigorous analysis, & clear writing.

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Open Call
Due January 15, 2020

Call for Applications: New York Public Library Short-Term Research Fellowships

The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is now accepting applications for its 2020-2021 NYPL short-term fellowships.

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Open Call

"Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni" soliciting contributions for its 12th issue

"D&R," open access journal (University of Bologna), is soliciting original contributions for its 12th issue scheduled for publication by the end of 2020.

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Conference: Post-Utopia and Europe in the Performing Arts

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CAP Catalyst Training Series

Nov 2019- May 2020

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Creative Articulations Process (CAP) Workshop Dance4, Nottingham

30 Nov -1 Dec and 14 and 15 Dec

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Dance around the World textbook: Call for authors

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UAI: Union Académique Internationale

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Dance around the World textbook: Call for authors

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Resources

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CFP: Special Issue of ARTS on "Dance and Abstraction"

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New York Public Library Short-Term Research Fellowships

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