Anthea Kraut

Anthea Kraut's research addresses the interconnections between American performance and cultural history and the raced and gendered dancing body. Her first book, Choreographing the Folk: The Dance Stagings of Zora Neale Hurston, was published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2008, and received a Special Citation from the Society of Dance History Scholars’ de la Torre Bueno Prize® for distinguished book of dance scholarship. Her second book, Choreographing Copyright: Race, Gender, and Intellectual Property Rights in American Dance was published in 2016 by Oxford University Press. Her teaching interests include American and African American dance history, critical race theory, and methods and theories of dance studies. She is an assistant professor of dance at the University of California, Riverside.
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