Ramsay Burt

Academic Supervisor – Ramsay Burt

Ramsay is Professor of Dance History at De Montfort University, UK. His publications include The Male Dancer: Bodies, Spectacle, Sexualities (1995, revised 2007), Alien Bodies: Representations of Modernity, ‘Race’ and Nation in Early Modern Dance (1997), Judson Dance Theater: Performative Traces (2006), with Valerie Briginshaw, Writing Dancing Together (2009), and Ungoverning Dance (2016).

In 2013-2014, with Professor Christy Adair, he undertook a two year funded research project into British Dance and the African Diaspora which culminated in an exhibition at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool (see project website at www.dmu.ac.uk/bdad).Their jointly edited collection British dance: Black routes has just been published by Routledge. With Susan Foster, he is founder editor of Discourses in Dance. In 1999 he was Visiting Professor at the Department of Performance Studies, New York University. Since 2008 he has been a regular visiting teacher at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels. In 2010 he was Professeur Invité at l’Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis.

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