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Katherine Dunham"s journey to Accompany

Katherine Dunham

Katherine Dunham"s journey to Accompany

by Katherine Dunham

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Published by Henry Holt in New York .
Written in English


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  Katherine Dunham () was a world-renowned choreographer who broke many barriers of race and gender, most notably as an African American woman whose dance company toured the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia for several Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora (Oxford, ), author Joanna Dee Das argues Dunham was more .   Joanna Dee Das is an assistant professor of dance in WU’s performing arts department. In her new book, Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora (Oxford University Press), she explores the life and work of Katherine Dunham (), the pioneering dancer, choreographer, teacher, writer, and activist, who used dance in the struggle for racial justice.

Dunham was in bed praying a star to tell her what the right thing to do is. life is an endless journey to do whats right. katherine dunham was born in x. Dunhams book which involved her trips was called x. journey to accompong. accompong is located in x. Katherine Dunham. Birth. Mom Dies. Dad Remarries. Book #1. High School. Gift Begins. Junior College. Just the Beginning. Traveling across the world. Correog.

Throughout the better part of the twentieth century, and in performance halls, classrooms, and communities throughout the world, the wellspring of Katherine Dunham's remarkable career can be traced to the intersection of dance, culture, and society. More than a recounting of Dunham's accomplishments as a dancer and choreographer, this biography is the first to thoroughly examine her 4/5(2). Click on a title to look inside that book (if available): Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (). by Aberjhani, Sandra L. West. DUNHAM, KATHERINE Choreographer Katherine Dunham, shown here in , created numerous original works in dance and also established herself as an accomplished author.(Library of Congress,Prints & Photographs Division,Carl.


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This item: Katherine Dunham's Journey to Accompong by Katherine Dunham Paperback $ Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by by: 5. Dunham had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century and has been called the "Matriarch and Queen Mother of Black Dance".[1] During her heyday in the s, 50s and 60s, she was renowned throughout Europe and Latin America as La G was an American dancer, choreographer, songwriter, author /5(6).

JOURNEY TO ACCOMPONG is a collection of day-to-day notes Miss Dunham wrote during her stay at the Maroon village of Accompong. Here she records, first hand, the minute impressions of her stay from the first eerie feeling of loneliness and fright in this strange place to Author: Katherine Dunham.

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Free shipping over $   Katherine Dunham, American dancer, choreographer, and anthropologist noted for her innovative interpretations of ritualistic and ethnic dances. Dunham early became interested in dance.

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Negro Universities Press, - Travel - pages. 0 Reviews. Katherine Dunham's Journey to Accompong by Katherine Dunham,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Katherine Mary Dunham (also known as Kaye Dunn, J – ) was an African-American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, anthropologist, and social had one of the most successful dance careers in African-American and European theater of the 20th century, and directed her own dance company for many years.

Legendary dancer, choreographer and anthropologist Katherine Dunham was born Jto an African American father and French-Canadian mother who died when she was young. At an early age, Dunham became interested in dance.

These experiences provided ample material for the numerous books, articles and short stories Dunham authored. Katherine Dunham's Journey to Accompong. [Katherine Dunham] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Dunham.

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Everyday low. Article. Article. Although long recognized as a major force in American dance, Katherine Dunham is less a household name than some of her contemporaries such as Martha Graham or George Balanchine.

Nonetheless, her creative influence is just as profound. In addition to her theatrical career, Dunham did pioneering work in the field of dance anthropology and founded a school that embodied multi.

Dunham also wrote several books, many published under the pseudonym Kaye Dunn. Her books included 's Journey to Accompong, 's A Touch of Innocence: Memoirs of Childhood, 's Island Possessed, and 's Dances of Haiti.

Katherine Dunham's journey to Accompong. This book came out of her field studies in Jamaica during the s. "It was during this visit," Ralph Linton remarks in his introduction," that Miss Dunham laid the foundations for the choreography which has made. Katherine Dunham's Journey to Accompong Author DUNHAM, Katherine Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Near Fine Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Henry Holt Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords African-Americana, Travel/GeographicNon-fiction Bookseller catalogs African-Americana.

Katherine Dunham had enough talent in her -- as a singer, dancer, director, writer, and producer -- for any three people, and she also managed to work in a significant contribution as a rights activist in a career that started in music and dance and lasted for 60 years.

Katherine Mary Dunham was born and raised in Joliet, IL, the daughter of a local small businessman and a school teacher. See all books authored by Katherine Dunham, including Island Possessed, and A Touch of Innocence: A Memoir of Childhood, and more on Katherine Dunham's Journey to Accompong (American Autobiography) Katherine Dunham $ - $ Dances of Haiti (Caas Special Publication) Katherine Dunham.

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New Jersey residents please add 7% sales tax. Dunham School of Dance. Katherine Dunham AKA Katherine Mary Dunham Born: Jun Birthplace: Glen Ellyn, IL Died: May Location of death: New York City Cause of death: Natural Causes Brought the influence of Africa and the Caribbean into American dance.

Husband: Jordis McCoo (m.div.) Husband: John Thomas Pratt (m. Jul, d. ) University Born:   Katherine Dunham was an anthropologist. One of the first African Americans to obtain a degree in anthropology, she conducted groundbreaking fieldwork in Jamaica and Haiti in the early s and wrote several books including Journey to Accompong, Island Possessed, and Las Danzas de Haiti.5/5(1).Katherine Dunham Technique and Philosophy: A Holistic Dance Pedagogy who have literally been born and grown up through my journey with this degree.

1 Katherine Dunham as quoted in an interview at age 95 with Margaret Wolff, Book Cover of Journey to Accompong